In 2010 we were lucky enough to purchase this stunning 240D from the
original owner. It has travelled 141000kms from new with an amazingly
It was ordered by an Australian diplomat in Portugal, then delivered new in
Stutgart and shipped to San Fransico as his posting was changed, after a
few years he moved back to Australia and it has been in Canberra ever
The document file that came with the car included all of the coresnpondence
to buy the car, the shipping papers from both sea vouages and all the
service records for the car.
We carried out a very light preservation execise with it and displayed it
at the Mercedes-Benz club of the ACT Concours in September 2010 where it
won best in class.
The car has since been sold to a new caretaker who will continue to
preserve it as a record of what a good W123 looks like.