1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9 Vin #11603612006073

Price: - Item location: Lake Bluff, Illinois, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: 400-Series
  • Type: Sedan
  • Trim: 450SEL 6.9
  • Year: 1979
  • Mileage: 100,846
  • VIN: 11603612006073
  • Color: Silver
  • Engine size: 6.9 liter Mercedes V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows, Power Seats
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Options: Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1979 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series

1979 Silver Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9

The 450SEL 6.9 served as the flagship vehicle for the Mercedes-Benz line at the time and saw very limited production. Only 1816 were sold in the United States! It was the quickest, ost luxurious, ost technologically advanced S that money could buy.The powerful 6.9 liter, -cylinder engine gives a roar that can’t help but induce a smile. This vehicle was part of a private collection of a dealership owner and kept as original as possible. It includes ALL ORIGINAL books and parts, xcept for an aftermarket Sherwood radio and a non-original exhaust pipe to accommodate the catalytic converters.

The interior is extremely well preserved and clean with all leather seats and wood trim showing only minimal wear. Features include power windows, ruise control.There is some repairable rust on the rocker panels. The self-leveling hydro-pneumatic suspension needs to be reworked and the air conditioning system needs an overhaul and should be converted to a more eco-friendly version for today’s standards. The original mileage shows correctly at 100,846. The M100 engine runs like a dream and the transmission shifts smooth, ithout hesitation. It would be a great find for any collector or enthusiast for refurbishing.

If interested, lease contact Sam Greenberg at 847-283-6612 or email sgreenberg@knauz.com
Vehicle is currently at Knauz Continental Autos in Lake Bluff, llinois.

About our Dealership in Lake Bluff

It was over 80 years ago when, arl Knauz the father of the current chairman, ill Knauz, reated the dealership that would bear his name for generations to come. Karl Knauz after years of being a chauffeur opened a gas station in Lake Forest. Did he imagine that this modest beginning would come to be one of the most recognized dealerships in the country? Current franchises include:Mercedes-Benz, MW, INI, and Rover, yundai, nd Sprinter. These franchises have put their trust in the Knauz family, ith Mercedes-Benz going all the way back to 1959. They have weathered the good times and the bad, nd done so by taking care of customers using "The Golden Rule".

The Knauz families have a long history in this area:

In 1934, arl Knauz began with a Desoto dealership, ollowed in 1941 by a Chrysler dealership, hich we had for many years untilwe retired the dealership to make room for our Hyundai franchise. The sixties saw the arrival of Land Rover, ollowed by the arrival of BMW in 1971. In 1986, he Knauz family purchased the parcel of land in Lake Bluff where the Autopark currently resides. BMW was the first franchise moved to the Autopark in May of 1995, ollowed by Mercedes-Benz in September of 1997. Our Land Rover Center opened in August of 1998, nd on September 10th, 001 the last of the dealerships moved out of Lake Forest into what is currently home to Knauz Hyundai. This building also houses our Collision and Detail centers and our corporate offices. The next few years were filled with further expansion with the addition of Knauz MINI andthe almost doubling of ourBMW and Mercedes-Benz service departments. Knauz North Pre-Owned Center, ocated approximately one mile north of the Autopark, ame soon after. The Knauz Autopark strives to meet your automotive needs today and for years to come.

The Knauz family also believes that being a beacon in the community is important; that's why they've spent so much time, oney, nd effort supporting causes they believe in. While Bill Knauz has turned over the running of the company to his son-in-law William Madden, ost days he'll still stop by the office, nless the weather is conducive for his second passion in life: flying.

Throughout the years, he Knauz family has established itself as a leader in the automobile industry. Our employees pride themselves on outstanding service and quality sales. Our customer satisfaction is always among the top ranked nationwide, eceiving numerous awards, nd our reputation as a good corporate citizen within the community still stands. Now, s we begin our 82nd year, e are humbled by our history, nd eternally grateful for all the thousands of customers that have allowed us to earn their business.

This respect for customers and an interest in the community stems back to Knauz Automotive Group's 1934 roots, nd has been continued in the dealerships open today. In the earlier days, ill Knauz remembers getting to know all of the customers by name. That's a little harder to do today, e said, ut they do see a lot of repeat business including some of the grandchildren of people who have bought cars from the Knauz dealerships in the past.

In the showrooms, ou'll always find the latest models, nd knowledgeable salespeople that will help you find the perfect car for you, e it a BMW, INI, ercedes-Benz, and Rover, yundai or a Sprinter van. If you need a vehicle, hey've been selling and servicing them for so long, hat they can anticipate and satisfy your needs. It is often joked that long time Mercedes-Benz sales associate, ennis Santi, as worked here longer than half the employees have been born. This past year, ennis celebrated his 45th year with the company, ith no retirement in his future. Dennis is just one example of the way the employees feel working for the Knauz family: fortunate to work for a family that cares about their employees, ustomers and their community.

Even in today's uncertain times, ou can always find a friendly face and they will greet you with a smile. We are thankful for our customers. We will go out of our way to make you feel welcome and to continue to earn your business. Today is the start of another 82 years of serving our customers.

In addition to our Mercedes-Benz, MW, INI, and Rover, yundai and Sprinterdealerships, e also have a state of the art; factory certified Collision & Detail Center, nauz North Used Car Center(located approximately 1.2 miles north of the Autopark) and an indoor vehicle and tire storage facility.