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#630 Mercedes-Benz W460 240GD 1980 6103

25 May 2021 - Rmsothebys.Com

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Model W460
Type 240GD
Production Year 1980
Model Year
Modification Year
Engine OM616.936
Engine Size 2 399 cc - I4
Fuel Type Diesel
Transmission # 711202 10 003459
Power 53 kW (72 PS; 71 bhp) at 4 400 rpm
Torque 137 N⋅m (101 lb⋅ft) at 2 400 rpm
Engine # 616936 10 002259
Paint 1 9001
Paint 2
VIN WDB46033017006103
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21 May 1980Austria0 0
This car was released from the factory in Graz (Austria)
21 May 1980N/A0 0
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Please note that this lot will need to be collected from Sant'agata, Italy.
Initially conceived and developed to be an off-road military “terrain” vehicle, the Mercedes-Benz Gelandewagen, or ‘G-wagen,’ has evolved over the past 40 years into both status symbol and cult classic amongst Mercedes aficionados worldwide. At the suggestion of the Shah of Iran, who was a significant Mercedes shareholder, the G-wagen was first developed and marketed as a 4x4 utility vehicle with a host of military applications. Armed forces the world over responded by outfitting their fleets with the rugged and boxy German “go-anywhere” machines. In most markets, Mercedes-Benz did not even brand the cars as their own, fearing the dilution of their ‘luxury’ brand identity—instead, most examples were emblazoned with Magna Steyr or Puch badges, both European firms contracted to assemble the G-wagen.
The W460 was first series of G-wagens introduced for civilian use and went on sale in September of 1979 in both short and long-wheelbase forms with five different body styles available. Delivered to Italy in May of 1980, this early short-wheelbase W460 is powered by its original 2.4-litre L4 diesel engine paired to a four-speed manual transmission with a two-speed transfer case. Nicely equipped from the factory, this 240 GD was finished in White (9001) with desirable options such as power steering, "upgraded version" interior, two-piece bumper, front towing coupling, swivel spare wheel carrier, folding seats and more. Showing just over 55,800 kilometers on the odometer, this highly original example still features its distinctive painted dashboard and ‘barn door’ rear hatch.
The consignor reports the 240 GD retains its factory original “time capsule” interior throughout, with the only addition being a period correct Suunto inclinometer. In 2017, a complete respray of the body was performed and the wheels were refinished to their correct factory finishes. In addition, the engine and brakes on this 240 GD were recently serviced, along with replacement of rubber suspension parts as needed to enhance ride quality. Similarly, a new bonnet insulation kit was installed, with the seller stating “this W460 is now ready to drive” having successfully passed Italian road inspection. Accompanied by a copy of its factory delivery specifications and Italian registration documents, this classic, rugged, and well-preserved W460 is a rare example of one of the earliest civilian delivery G-wagens that perfectly combine collectability, usability, and fun in one highly popular and retro-chic 4x4 utility vehicle.
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A12 No Code Designation Available
C50 Power Steering
C70 Rear Two-Piece Bumper
F66 Lockable Glove Compartment
G75 Speedometer Adapter
H20 Heat-Absorbing Glass
J33 Clock
L12 Halogen Headlamps
M74 Radiator Guard, Engine Undershield
Q58 Front Towing Coupling
R69 Spare Wheel Carrier, Swivel Type
S20 Co-Driver'S Folding Seat
S26 Left Front Folding Seat Frame
S30 Headrest For Driver Seat
S32 Headrest For Passenger Seat
S55 Folding Seat Bench In Passenger Compartment
V19 Interior Trim In Brown
V22 Interior Trim, Upgraded Version
V34 Grab Handle And Instrument Panel Padded
V47 Tray With Hot-Air Guide
Y44 Hazard Warning Triangle

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