The first comprehensive English-language book on the legendary Mercedes-Benz W123 Series. It fulfils the demand for a detailed analysis of the model. Written by respected W123 specialist – Mark Cosovich together with the UK’s leading classic car author – Martin Buckley, foreword by ex F1 Champion Jody Scheckter.
This self published 224-page hardback book with over 220 pictures covers: the history of the W123, development and safety, competitors, W123 in motorsport, reunion of the 1977 London to Sydney rally team, Idi Amin’s ‘lost’ W123 rally car, definitive buyers’ guide, restoring a W123, technical overview of the model, specifications of production models, Martin Buckley reviews a ‘delivery mileage’ 230E, Stahlwille – original factory tools supplier, Classic Mercedes-Benz 1950-1985 Tool Set.
There’s no doubt the passion of Mark Cosovich shines through in this book as he shares his extensive knowledge and experience of the W123 gained from hands-on experience of over twenty five years working on the model.
This volume was officially launched in the UK at the 2014 Classic Motor Show at the NEC on 14-16th November.
The history of the W123
Development and safety
Competitors to the W123
W123 in motorsport
Reunion of the 1977 London to Sydney rally team
Idi Amin’s ‘lost’ W123 rally car
Definitive buyers’ guide
Restoring a W123
Technical overview of the model
Specifications of production models
Martin Buckley’s review of a ‘delivery mileage’ 230E
Stahlwille – original factory tools supplier
Classic Mercedes-Benz 1950-1985 Tool Set
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