I know someone who is looking to sell their 1983 Mercedes Benz 240d, and I am really interested in getting it. It's a four speed manual, and I don't yet know much about this specific car other than that. I know the model is kind of underpowered for it's size and weight, but that is the biggest downside I'm seeing in the car. I can deal with it. I would really appreciate thoughts/experiences from anyone who knows anything about these cars. Also, I've never driven a diesel before.. so any input on that would be more than welcome. I know they require some special work to get running in the cold. I'm excited about the possibility of driving this car every day!