The Mercedes-Benz 280 E sedan was part of Mercedes-Benz Series 123 line -- the one that replaced the Mercedes-Benz Series 114 and Series 115 cars dubbed "Stroke Eight." It was available between 1975 and 1985, and a model with a long wheelbase measuring 3425 mm joined it in 1977.
A 2.5-liter, in-line, six-cylinder engine capable of 177 horsepower came standard; the engine in the long-wheelbase model produced 156 horsepower. You could choose either a four- or five-speed manual transmission, or a four-speed auto (the only one offered for the long-wheelbase model). In 1978, the car got a power bump, up to 185 horsepower, and in 1981, Mercedes-Benz dropped the carburetor option for fuel injectors only. The 1982 model year brought with it power steering.
Safety improvements included a stiffened roof structure, stronger roof and door pillars, and reinforced doors in general, plus better impact-energy absorption. Features ranged from a double-wishbone front suspension to rectangular wide-band halogen headlights, a twin-scroll exhaust, a chrome-finish grille on the air induction system, and a chrome-finish strip under the rear lighting.
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