Tag: W201

By on May 30, 2017

1987 Mercedes-Benz W201 190E in California wrecking yard, LH front view - ©2017 Murilee Martin - The Truth About Cars

The Mercedes-Benz W201 sold well in California, which is where I found this clean-looking ’87. Nearly all of the W201s sold in the American market came with automatic transmissions; this one has a five-speed manual, which makes it stand out from the many W201s I find in West Coast wrecking yards. What really makes it interesting, however, is the odometer reading: 601,173 miles! (Read More…)

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