The 280GE you are viewing was sold new under the Puch name due to this G-wagon originally being sold in Austria when new. Learn more about Puch at the bottom of our description. This is a stunning example of a classic off-road vehicle that has undergone a full body off restoration, and is finished in a beautiful Anthracite Grey Metallic, which is Mercedes color code DB-172. This particular model has been meticulously maintained and is in impeccable condition, with only 1200 miles since the restoration. The model is a 5 Door Long Wheel Base Station Wagon featuring a 2.8L Inline-6 petrol engine backed by a 5 speed transmission and 2 speed transfer case.
The exterior of the 280GE is simply stunning, with the Anthracite Grey Metallic paint sparkling in the sun. The body is free of any major dents, scratches, or rust, and all of the trim pieces have been meticulously refinished or replaced. The black fender flares give the vehicle an aggressive stance, and the custom-manufactured front and rear bumpers add both style and function. The bumpers have built-in winch mounts with integrated lights in the rear.
Under the hood you will find a 2.8-liter M110 dual overhead cam straight-6 six-cylinder engine with Bosch Jetronic fuel injection which provides plenty of power for any off-road adventure. The five-speed manual transmission shifts smoothly, and the four-wheel-drive system engages easily. For maximum traction in any condition the factory mechanical lockers function as designed. The mechanical factory lockers and a 2-speed transfer case, giving it excellent off-road capability.
Inside, the 280GE features a spacious cabin with room for up to five adult passengers. The interior has been completely restored with Gray Karo Seat Fabric (Polsterstoff Grau Karo) on the seating surfaces and door panels, which is trimmed out in a grey MB Tex vinyl. The seats and door panels are in pristine condition, with no tears or rips, and the carpets and headliner are clean and free of stains. While this particular model does not have air conditioning, the center features a fresh air vent, and the power windows can be opened for ventilation. The sound system is not functional, but a new head unit can be installed per buyer request. The interior has been completely restored and features custom fitted rubber floor mats for added protection. Factory options include power windows, power steering, power brakes, rear wiper, rear defrost, rear washer, and headlight washers.
This 280GE also features a +45mm Dobinsons Lift Kit, which gives it an even more commanding presence on the road or trail. The tires are a brand-new set of 33×10.50R15 BFG All Terrain TKO tires, which provide excellent grip on any terrain. Matched with the custom bumpers this Geländewagen has a great stance and appearance without being obtrusive.
Overall, this Puch 280GE is an exceptional example of a classic off-road vehicle that has undergone a full body off restoration to bring it back to its original glory. With its timeless design, rugged capabilities, and impressive performance, this 280GE is sure to turn heads wherever it goes. Don’t miss your chance to own a meticulously restored piece of automotive history.
Factory Mechanical Lockers
33×10.50R15 BFG All Terrain Tires
5 Spoke Mercedes Wheels KBA 40401
Full Size Spare
Rear Swing Out Bumper Mounted Tire Carrier
Custom Manufactured Front Winch Bumper with Integrated Grill Guard
Custom Manufactured Rear Winch Bumper with Integrated Lights
Dobinsons Linear Rate Raised Height (45mm Lift) C41-042 Front Springs
Dobinsons Twin Tube Nitro-Gas GS45-125B Front Shock Absorbers
Dobinsons Variable Rate Raised Height (45mm Lift) C43-045VE Comfort Rear Springs
Dobinsons IFP Monotube IMS43-50784D Rear Shock Absorbers
Front Skid Plate
Custom Form Fitted Rubber Mats
2 Speed Transfer Case
Under Seat Storage
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