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For 1983, the Mercedes-Benz 300 Series was available as a coupe, sedan, or wagon. (300D, 300CD, 300SD, and 300TD). Powering the 300 Series was a 3 liter five-cylinder engine that produced 120 horsepower and was mated to a four-speed automatic gearbox. Pricing ranged from $30,525 - $37,970. The Model 300CD Sedan was the most expensive while the 300D was the least among the series.

The 300 Series rested on a 106.7 inch wheelbase for the coupe, while the sedan and station wagon had a 110-inch platform. At all four corners were disc brakes.

For 1983, Mercedes-Benz sold 73,692 vehicles in the United States.

By Daniel Vaughan | Jul 2011
The Mercedes-Benz 300D was produced from 1975 through 1985. It was built atop the W123 platform and was originally powered by a 3-liter five-cylinder diesel engine that displaced 183.4 cubic-inches and produced nearly 80 horsepower. It was produced as a four-door sedan with seating for five and cost $12,200 when first introduced.

A turbo diesel option was introduced in late 1978 which offered 110 horsepower. By 1980 the horsepower increased to 120. When introduced, the cost to own the 300TD was $26,270.

The 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300 Series was powered by an overhead-cam five-cylinder, turbocharged engine offering 125 horsepower. It was available as a sedan, coupe, and station wagon. A revised four-speed automatic became standard along with a different torque converter that aided in solving a turbo lag and boost low-speed acceleration problem. Pricing began at $31,500 for the 300D 4-door sedan and rose to $39,500 for the 300SD 4-door sedan.

By Daniel Vaughan | Oct 2012
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