Mercedes-Benz 126 SEC – What did it cost new?

As a reference guide, here are the official prices of the Mercedes-Benz 126 Coupe or SEC as quoted back in 1989.

For a list of original equipment, click here.

1989 Mercedes-Benz 420 SEC

Price Then £46,200 / Equivalent Price Now £121,869.41**

1989 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEC

Price Then £51,400 / Equivalent Price Now £135,586.31**

1989 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC

Price Then £63,200 / Equivalent Price Now £166,713.13**

Factory Options:

◯ Additional Cost Option ◉ Standard Fitment

Option420 SEC500 SEC560 SEC 1989 Price *2019 Price**
Accelleration Skid Control (ASR)£1,198.5£3,161.48
Airbag£1,227.15£3,237.06
Air Conditioning£1,943.93£5,127.83
Coco Floor Mats (x 4)£115.99£305.97
Fire Extinguisher£79.06£208.55
Two Tone Horn£143.28£377.95
Orthopaedic Front Seats£267£704.31
Refrigirator in Boot£1,642.63£4,333.04
Roller Blind – Electric£321.08£846.97
Front Seat Position Memory£402.4£1,061.48
Self Levelling Rear Suspension£577.42£1,523.16
Sump Shield£91£240.05
Theft Warning Device£602.51£1,589.34
Tow Bar – Detachable£595.71£1,571.40

◯ Additional Cost Option ◉ Standard Fitment

*As per 1989 Dealer Price Guide **Figure adjusted for inflation using this calculator

**Figure adjusted for inflation using this calculator