The end of an era of hand built Mercedes sedan's ceased production in 1999 out of Germany. The W140 body is a wonderful driving and performing sedan built with the intention of being the best sedan on the road that money could buy, ask any of the owner and they would easily say “Mission Accomplished” The hand crafted interiors draped in leather and real wood accents make driving this luxury vehicle a joy and not a chore. The heavy thud of the doors when they close either by hand or with the power assistance is unlike any S class built since.
Offered here is a wonderful example of this S500 and what they represent. The car was owned and operated by 3 previous owners. First enjoyed in Florida from new till 2005 then was sold to a family in Wisconsin where it has been for past 14 years and only used for a summer cottage vehicle. Previous owner stated that the following was done in the past 6 months; new front Bilstein shocks, new rear accumulators, belts, front and rear brake pads, alignment, and fresh fluids. The car remains in original stock setup minus updated headlight bulbs to give you the xenon lights. Only thing that we noticed on our inspection was that the passenger side rear window is a little slow but working.
These vehicles had more standard and featured options then many new cars still today. Heated front and rear seats, full power front seats with memory and lumbar, power tilt/telescope steering wheel, BOSE stereo, dual zone auto climate control, power sunroof, automatic door closers, power close trunk, 16in alloy wheels with new tires, and power folding mirrors.
Do not miss out on this opportunity to buy a special car that has been very well preserved and kept in a factory setup. It is very apparent that this car was owned by someone that could afford to keep it nice and running properly. These cars are built to run for many, many more miles and with just over 70k, there is a lot left to enjoy on this S500.