1985 Mercedes-Benz 230GE

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Year:  1985

Miles:   119,238 Miles

Model:  W460 230GE 

Exterior Colour:  Cypress Green 

Interior colour:  Cream Cloth


The perfect G-Wagen project. This ’85 W460 230GE is one owner from new and completely original.


Finished in Cypress Green metallic with cream cloth, with factory tow bar, two-piece rear bumper, headlamp guards, power steering, rev counter and an occasional seat in the boot.


The car was when new, a demonstrator for Woking Motors of Walton-on-Thames - it still has its demonstrator key tag. Then was purchased by a husband and wife who have kept it until this year.


This G-Wagen is completely untouched from new. It is 100% original paint – no repairs or repaints – and still has its original dealer plates, rear window sticker and Blaupunkt stereo.


Aside from being completely original, the body and chassis are also incredibly good. It has never been welded. The chassis and body are excellent, with the only significant area of corrosion being under the rear tail lights where all G-Wagens suffer. The rest of the body is incredibly solid and original with no corrosion to the sills, floors,  doors or tailgate. See the photos.


The interior is in generally good order with just some fabric wear to the driver’s seat.


Twenty years ago the G was parked up. It has not been started or driven since. As a result the engine is stuck. The car rolls easily for loading purposes.


If you’re looking for an early G-Wagen to restore, it would be hard to find a better candidate.



Option Codes


A70 – Differential lock front axle

A71 – Differential lock rear axle

C50 – Power steering

C70 – Rear two-piece bumper

E40 – Trailer plug

F46 – Headlamp wash/wipe

F66 – Lockable glove box

H20 – Heat absorbing glass

H22 – Heated rear window

J33 – Clock

J38 – Tachometer

L16 – Halogen fog lamps

L18 – Rear fog lamp

L30 – Protective grill for headlamps

L66 – Additional interior lamp

Q53 – Trailer hitch, low

S01 – Seat belts

S30 – Headrest for driver

S32 – Headrest for passenger

S72 – Left rear side-facing bench seat

V63 – Luggage nets

W30 – Sliding windows

W73 – Rear step

W83 – Rear window wash/wipe