Car Catcher: Richard Pryor’s 1981 Mercedes-Benz 280CE

Richard Pryor was a superstar back in the ’70s and ’80s, and now you can roll in one of his past rides: this 1981 Mercedes-Benz 280CE.

According to the seller, the car runs well mechanically and the interior is clean, but the air conditioning and odometer do not work. Documentation is said to include proof of Pryor's ownership in California.

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3/11/20 2:51 p.m.

This would look good parked next to my ex-Johnny Carson 560SEC

spitfirebill MegaDork
3/12/20 5:34 a.m.

Nice car, but if I bought it I would take it by the local popo and let the K9 do a search. 

David S. Wallens
David S. Wallens Editorial Director
3/12/20 9:42 a.m.

In reply to BimmerBrad :

Do it.

alstevens Reader
3/12/20 10:50 a.m.

Is this the car he (Richard Pryor) shot with his 45 cal?  I didn't see any reference to it in the description. 

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