Options and Extras


Headlight wipers

Throughout its production run, MB offered a range of optional accessories for the 108/109 models.

Some of the options are:

  • Various front grilles/guards
  • Headlight washers & wipers
  • Chrome A-pillar caps (as seen on 300SEL 6.3s)
  • Chrome wheel arch trim
  • Fender flag kit
  • Sunroof
  • Two tone (zweiton) paint


Hat shelf speakers

  • Mono AM/FM Radio
  • Stereo AM/FM Radio
  • MW/SW Radio Tuner
  • Rear shelf speakers
  • Leather Seats
  • Leather Dash
  • Air Conditioning
  • Electric Windows
  • Tunnel/Console-Shift Automatic Transmission
  • C-pillar reading lights
  • Rear Seat Footrests
  • Wood trim – Walnut, Burl, Zebrano


15″ Bundt & 225/60R15

Steel wheels measuring 14″ in diameter are most commonly found on the 108 & 109, adorned with a hubcap (or cap and ring on early cars).

Alloy wheels are a popular upgrade, either the 14″ or 15″ “Bundt” wheel, or the 14″ Light Alloy Wheel, which resembles a steel wheel, and is fitted with a hubcap.