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280ce is it one of mercedes best coupes?

Just a thought is the w123 280ce one of the best looking coupes out there? Heres a few pic's of m7 78 coupe.
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From about '74 to about '99 or '00, Mercedes built very little that turns my head. Yours though, is a nice looking car!
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i had a 300cd

i had an old 80 300cd. it was an old rusted out p.o.s but it ran good. i like yours tho, if i ever got another id want one that actually looked good.
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I agree that after '74, the body styling was just ok. At least, it didn't do to much for me. I like your car. Looks excellent.
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Great coupe! I just sold my 1985 300CD and miss it already. I think there is something very utilitarian about the W123 design. It had no pretense of being anything more than a reliable car with a dignified stance that was meant to last if well-cared for.

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yeah its not bad i really like it but i think that the colour makes a huge difference, when there in white and mist green the more lighter colours it doesnt bring out the crome as much. I also have a white w123 sedan which even know its white it suits the four door.
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I love all the coupes but I personally believe the 111 3.5 coupe is the best looking coupe. I have always loved the design. Great color-I think the dark metallics look great on the coupes.
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the 280ce is one of my favs.
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I love my 1979 280CE, it runs great, drives great, and still looks great, in my opinion.


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'76 240D 4 speed with 190,000
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is that blue metallic? looks great


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