Danton J.A. Cardoso djacardoso at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 12:04:35 PST 2008

Did I read right?  A 190D with a 3 speed manual?  What year was this
car? 1950's?  What is a consular?  Trim package?

On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 1:53 PM,  <cobram at juno.com> wrote:
> What do you mean, like the 300SDL or the 300TDT?  Mercedes has always
> equipped their full line with diesels, albeit, many of them don't make it
> to this side of the Atlantic thanks to testing requirements.  In euroland
> maybe 8 out of 10 cars are diesel, depending on the country.  There are
> also many an oddball we never get here, a friend bought a consular
> 190SDL, an anemic 190D coupled to a manual 3 speed in a fully optioned
> 126 body.
> If resale for TDI's is anything like the Diesel Mercedes, I'll take it.
> I turn down weekly un$oliced offers for my '87 300TDT.
> In an effort to court Mercedes diesel buyer, Lincoln offered a BMW turbo
> diesel equipped Mark VII in the mid 80's, with less than impressive
> sales.
> http://www.geocities.com/cobramsri/
> "God's a kid with an ant farm. He's not planning anything."
> "Danton J.A. Cardoso" <djacardoso at gmail.com> writes:
>> and luxury, and some are oil burners.  Mercedes has their
>> "workhorses"
>> diesel powered-240 and 300D.  However, what about the 400 SEL and
>> 300SEL?

Danton J.A. Cardoso

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