Over the years, eBay has certainly lost some quality in regards to both the vehicles listed and the buyers. Today, if you're looking at finding your next vehicle online, many people look to auction sites that require a much more thorough presentation of the vehicle because purchasing a car site unseen is always a bit risky. There are, however, still those few that catch your eye and this 1997 S420 on eBay is one of those cars. A full gallery of detailed photos have been provided by the seller in addition to an informative description of the car.
The auction is up to $16,900 with only 4 hours remaining (auction ends today at 4:50pm).
W140's in general have been appreciating with value and are recognized as the ultimate S class. Their build quality is remarkable and as all S classes tend to be, the car was way ahead of it's time proving to be elite even in today's market. Finding a pristine low mileage example can be challenging. Well, if that's what you're looking for, here it is.
This 1997 S420 is equipped with a 4.2L M119 V8 rated at 275hp. The car is Black (040) over gray leather and has less than 49k miles. The car is accompanied by all original paperwork, manuals, 2 master key fobs, and even has the Bose instrumental stereo cassette still with the car. As an added bonus, an OEM car cover is also included with the sale. The seller states the car has been garage kept it's whole life and it appears to be well kept in the photos.
A clean Carfax is provided in the listing showing this car is accident free and all scheduled maintenance performed. The seller states no rust, leaks, or any warning lights are on the dash and this car is turn key ready for it's new owner. The seller has even provided two video links to a full walk around of the car. Best of luck to all bidders as this appears to be a great example of one of the best cars ever built.