Mercedes Benz W114 280 280C
In 1975, the list price for a new 280C was $13,520, equivalent to about $60,000 in inflation-adjusted 2016 dollars. Meanwhile, a 1975 Cadillac Fleetwood Eldorado coupe had an MSRP of just $9,935 and an 8.3-liter V8 engine, versus the 280C's 2.8-liter straight-six. Most buyers who recognized that the Benz was a million-mile car and a good value for the money were also the sort who would value the practicality of four doors. However, the sporty look makes the W114 280 coupes especially cool.
W114 280C COUPE
There’s a lot of talk going around about how every restorable example of the Mercedes-Benz W114 280 coupe is worth plenty these days. Five grand? Ten grand? The real-world prices for these cars in non-perfect condition is still quite low, because the cost to restore one of these things can be costly.
In their time, these cars made just about every conceivable competitor look like a shoddily-built, frivolous rattletrap. Today the coupe models are quite sought after due to their sporty look and extended durability.
The W114 280 model 4 door Sedan is a car manufactured by Mercedes Benz, sold new from year 1972 to 1976.
The W114 chassis details responsible for road holding, handling behavior and ride comfort has coil springs, double wishbones, and trailing arm rear suspension For stopping power, the W114 280 braking system includes Discs at the front and Discs at the rear.
Mercedes-Benz W114 280 Specs
- Performance: 0 to 100 km/h (62mph) in 10.60 seconds
- Maximum top speed of 118 mph (190 km/h)
- Curb weight of 3208 lbs (1455 kgs)
- Naturally-aspirated In-line 6 cylinder engine
- Petrol motor, with the engine code M 110 V / 110.921
This engine produces a maximum power of 159 PS (157 bhp - 117 kW) at 5500 rpm and a maximum torque of 226.0 Nm (166 lb.ft) at 5500 rpm. The power is transmitted to the road by the rear wheel drive (RWD) with a 4 speed Manual gearbox.
Mercedes Benz 114-115 - W114-W115 Models
U.S. Market - Index of Series W114 - W115 Mercedes Benz Vehicles
|220 D||1968-1973||115.110||I4 615.912||345,376|
|240 D||1974-1976||115.117||I4 616.916||126,148|
|250 C||1970-1972||114.023||I6 130.923||10,527|
|280 C||1973-1976||114.073||I6 110.921||8,227|
|300 D||1975-1976||115.114||I5 617.910||53,690|