A rare W116

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Mercmad
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A rare W116

Post by Mercmad » Mon 27 Aug, 2018 10:32 pm

Heres one some may never havwe seen. A mate in Hong Kong has one too,that he has sent to Germany to be restored. https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/wights- ... 1169081453

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Re: A rare W116

Post by Bartman4800 » Tue 28 Aug, 2018 10:55 am

Enlighten us Ron, what is so rare about this one? The manual gearbox? I think that pretty common in Europe..

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Re: A rare W116

Post by cuisses » Tue 28 Aug, 2018 5:53 pm

I would have thought that the manual transmission coupled to the M116 V8 would be pretty rare, certainly in Australia.
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