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blue-300d-frontIn the early 1980s the Mercedes Benz 300D was a car ahead of its time. It was a simple yet elegant looking car. It felt solid and rode like no other car in its class.

Competitors such as Oldsmobile and Cadillac had nothing that could compete with the 300D. This car was in a league of its own.

A 1983 300D Turbo retailed new for 26K which certainly was not cheap back then. With a curb weight of 3500 lbs it wasn’t light either. But this car had a distinct feel and personality like no other.

Like other Mercedes this car has a solid and stable feel at highway speeds all while getting terrific gas mileage.

I really like the simplicity of both the exterior and interior. It’s simple yet refined looking.

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