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Mercedes-Benz 230C/280CE Coupe

Overview

Produced: 1977-1985, 18675 produced.
Types: Coupe,2 doors,5 seats(Hardtop)
Mercedes Benz 230 C 2 (1980)

Mercedes its graceful 250CE/280CE coupes with equally attractive 230C and 280CE models in 1977. Both cars were based on a shortened W123 saloon platform and shared a common coupe body which looked very elegant and understated. Once again the side-windows had pillar-less glass and there was plenty of room (by coupe standards) for three rear passengers.

The 230C used a 2307cc, four cylinder engine which produced around 109bhp. 280CE Coupes had a 2746cc straight six engine which produced an impressive 125mph top-speed. The 230C Coupe was only sold in the UK from 1977-1980 and provided the entry model to this two car range, the 280CE continued to sell in the UK until 1985.

Engines

CapacityConfigModelBore/StrokeCR
2307ccS4 OHC0mm x 0mm0
2746ccS6 DOHCMercedes S60mm x 0mm0

Performance

Top Speed0-60SQMMPGEngine PwrComment
98 mph14.2 s0 s18 mpg0 bhp 0230C

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