The Truth About Cars » Mercedes-Benz W123 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com The Truth About Cars is dedicated to providing candid, unbiased automobile reviews and the latest in auto industry news. Tue, 03 May 2016 20:50:04 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.4 Junkyard Find: 1978 Mercedes-Benz 300D http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/junkyard-find-1978-mercedes-benz-300d/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2013/04/junkyard-find-1978-mercedes-benz-300d/#comments Thu, 11 Apr 2013 13:00:47 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=484327 After finding a couple of Mercedes-Benz W123 coupes for this series, I decided to shoot the next four-door version of this legendary machine that I spotted. Here’s one in solid, stolid brown. It’s pretty tough to beat the diesel W123 for sturdy construction and utter lack of corner-cutting in the build-quality department. These cars cost […]

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After finding a couple of Mercedes-Benz W123 coupes for this series, I decided to shoot the next four-door version of this legendary machine that I spotted. Here’s one in solid, stolid brown. It’s pretty tough to beat the diesel W123 for sturdy construction and utter lack of corner-cutting in the build-quality department. These cars cost […]

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Junkyard Find: 1978 Mercedes-Benz 300CD http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/junkyard-find-1978-mercedes-benz-300cd/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2012/11/junkyard-find-1978-mercedes-benz-300cd/#comments Mon, 26 Nov 2012 14:00:17 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=467905 Mercedes-Benz W123 coupes aren’t so easy to find these days, though I was able to spot this Crusher-bound ’78 280CE last year. Last week, in a different Denver-area yard, I ran across today’s find: an oil-burning ’78 300CD. With the 3-liter OM617 five-cylinder diesel engine, a strong contender for the Most Reliable Car Engine of […]

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Mercedes-Benz W123 coupes aren’t so easy to find these days, though I was able to spot this Crusher-bound ’78 280CE last year. Last week, in a different Denver-area yard, I ran across today’s find: an oil-burning ’78 300CD. With the 3-liter OM617 five-cylinder diesel engine, a strong contender for the Most Reliable Car Engine of […]

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Junkyard Find: Mercedes-Benz W123 Coupe http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/junkyard-find-mercedes-benz-w123-coupe/ http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/2011/03/junkyard-find-mercedes-benz-w123-coupe/#comments Mon, 07 Mar 2011 19:00:12 +0000 http://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/?p=386396 The agonizing downward spiral of civilization continues; you saw a Mercedes-Benz W126 coupe sacrificed to China’s hunger for scrap steel, and now there’s this even cooler Benz coupe counting the minutes until it, too, gets crushed. At least some of this car’s parts will live on. Back when Mercedes-Benz products were known for incredible build […]

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The agonizing downward spiral of civilization continues; you saw a Mercedes-Benz W126 coupe sacrificed to China’s hunger for scrap steel, and now there’s this even cooler Benz coupe counting the minutes until it, too, gets crushed. At least some of this car’s parts will live on. Back when Mercedes-Benz products were known for incredible build […]

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