Mercedes-Benz C240 Elegance Auto 1998

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Lot No: 20
Year Make Model Mileage ESTIMATED SALE PRICE
1998 Mercedes C240 Elegance Auto 82,069 (Warranted) £1,000 - £1,800

Description:

In Brief:

  • Comes with complete Mercedes-Benz bookpack
  • Service book with 8 stamps
  • High spec example
  • Just 82,069 miles in 26 years

On the Surface: This 1998 Mercedes-Benz C240 Elegance was first registered on the 28th of March 1998, this luxurious saloon boasts a distinctive green/black metallic finish paired with a full beige leather interior.

Maintenance: Well cared for throughout its existence, this Mercedes-Benz has transitioned through the hands of 5 keepers. The maintenance history is displayed in original Mercedes-Benz book pack, featuring a service book adorned with 8 stamps. The last entry in 2019 at 60,335 miles, accompanied by a single hand-written addition. Additionally, a comprehensive MOT history printout is included.

The Model: In October 1986, three years into the Mercedes-Benz 190 (W201) production, efforts commenced on its successor. Design work began in 1987, and the final design was chosen in 1989. Rough prototypes were tested in 1989, and the first production design prototypes underwent trials in 1990. The first generation W202 C-Class was introduced in May 1993, replacing the 190. The initial C-Class (W202) saloon rolled off the assembly line on June 1, 1993. It served as Mercedes’ entry-level model until 1997 when the A-Class was launched. The new series retained styling themes from the previous W201 but featured a smoother and rounder design, drawing inspiration from the W124 E-Class, W140 S-Class, and R129 SL-Class.

In the 1996 and 1997 Formula 1 seasons, the C36 AMG derivative of the C-Class served as the official Safety Car.

Sale Insight: This Mercedes-Benz C240 Elegance would make a great starter classic for enthusiasts. It is an honest example that comes with a great maintenance history.

Lot No. 20
Auction 25th April 2024
Vehicle Make Mercedes
Vehicle Model C240 Elegance Auto
Year of Manufacture 1998
Mileage 82,069 (Warranted)
Registration R34PAH
Date first Registered 28/03/1998
MOT 05/02/2025
Chassis Number WDB2020262F726750
Engine Number 11291030170330
Estimated Sale Price £1,000 - £1,800

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