1997 Mercedes-Benz C200(202.020)Elegance 4-Speed Auto in stunning condition inside and out.

Taking over from the much loved 190 model this particular examples the first of so far five generations of the ‘C-CLASS’(W202)CARS from Mercedes-Benz having first entered production back in 1993. A truly stunning example of a much sort after classic.

The three star legendary emblem sits proud along with the original glossy ‘Ruby Metallic’ paintwork(Paintwork Code 572) With the colour coded scuff free front wrap around bumper topped with chrome strip gleaming, Door rub strips sit straight and uniform down each flank with the chrome pin stripe sitting as intended. All panels sit as Mercedes-Benz intended each gapped with precision and present glossy. Both rear view electrically/heated operated door mirrors are in perfect condition working as required. All four exterior door handles show very little wear with the chrome pin stripe on each gleaming brightly. Rear bumpers colour coded along with a chrome topped strip which shines beautifully. All badges sit as Mercedes-Benz intended and within the correct positions along with the ‘Elegance’ special fitment badges located on each front lower wing. Fuel filler flap upon opening still retains the factory fit advisory decals simply amazing. All glasswork remains Mercedes-Benz original fitment with all external rubbers showing little wear.

Opening any of the four doors and you are taken aback by how factory fresh the interior looks, Having (Magica) mushroom (485a) Cloth fabric seats and matching door cards in pristine condition front and rear along with the exclusive deep pile colour coded interior carpet showing no wear having had factory fitted over mats from new. Colour coded dashboard with walnut veneer sits faultless and bright, with the glovebox located on the passenger side with square directional air vent to the side, To the centre of the dashboard within the veneer various push button switches are located all working as intended, Dual climatic air conditioning with rotary fan speed switch and directional rotary switch show little wear and perform without fault. Factory fit Blaupunkt Paris RCM217 Electronic Dual Drive Tapedeck with security card fitted performs as good as the day it left the factory. Dash binnacle houses the temperature and fuel gauge to the left with the speedometer sitting in the middle with digital mileage displayed directly under, Tachometer sits to the right, All cursory warning lights extinguish as expected. Push veneer door on the cigarette ashtray and lighter(which remains unused) performs impeccably. Centre console houses the colour coded automatic transmission lever topped with the ‘Elegance’ emblem showing little wear and surrounded with power window switches for all four windows which work as intended, Also houses the electrically controlled rear view door mirror switch.
Centre console come armrest provides ample storage cubby bins as with the superb example showing little wear. Sunshine power roof works without fault on tilt and rear slide along with the black out cover which present beautifully with the unmarked headlining.

Powered by the  M111 multi-valve four cylinder petrol engine producing 134bhp mated to a four speed automatic gearbox, Cruises along with ease with precise gear changes and kick-down working as required. Progressive take up of power be it town or motorway driving.

Having original Mercedes-Benz ten hole alloy wheels in impeccable condition shod with as new tyres all round. Retains the original full size steel wheel with Michelin tyre fitted along with disc calliper brakes front and rear along with stability skid control and directionally split ABS braking ensuring in the trickiest of conditions you’re brought to a controlled stop. 

The vehicle was ordered and built in May 1997, Subsequently dealer P.D.I checked on the 4th July 1997 and lastly registered on the 7th July 1997 to a Mr Readman of Nottingham by the local Mercedes-Benz Dealer. The vehicle has wanted for nothing having full Mercedes-Benz service history and covered a mere 67461 miles from new
Vehicle has MOT until April 2025 comes with 3 keys genuine original dealer pack with various leaflets, service history, owners manual, Reams of old MOT certificates along with work carried out and parts replaced, Original tool kit remains along with the warning triangle, And even retains the first aid kit within its own dedicated compartment within the vehicle.
V5 present along with being hpi clear.
This is one of the best examples around today with such comprehensive history and in stunning condition this really needs viewing to be appreciated.


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