Ads on test: Mercedes-Benz E220 Coupe
An original E-Class coupe is one of the most elegant models ever to leave Stuttgart
Cost New £32,000 Price £19,995
MERCEDES-BENZ E220 Coupe
On sale at: Kim Cairns Classic Cars
Engine: 2199cc, 4-cyl, DOHC
Transmission: RWD, 4-speed auto
Top speed: 124mph
Choose your JAGUAR XJ6 (X350)
1987: First shown at the Geneva Motor Show the Coupe variant becomes the third body style added to the range. Coupe variant is launched with a choice of either the 2.3-litre four-cylinder (M102) or 3.0-litre (M103) six-cylinder engines.
1989: New range-topping model added. The new twin-cam 300CE-24 makes 217bhp. From September the Sportline options become available.
1992: Four-valve cylinder heads added across the range along with more displacements. New 2.0- and 2.2-litre four-cylinder engines are joined by a 3.2-litre.
1996: Nine years' production ends with 141,498 C124s built.