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Old 07-06-2017, 02:31 PM
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Default 70s 280 - Diesel?

Hi folks. New member. I've been offered a ~1975 280 (no letters, just 280) that looks in fundamentally good shape. It has a four-cylinder diesel and for the life of me I can't find any reference to the diesel being an option for that model. Am I looking at someone's FrankenBenz?

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Old 07-06-2017, 03:32 PM
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Likely a W114.
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Old 07-07-2017, 12:39 PM
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Thanks. Based on that and the fact that someone's drilled out the VIN, I won't be taking on this particular project :-)
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