I bought my '81 300TDT a few years ago, and I love it. It has more room
than my Explorer for cargo, 22 MPG (probably more when I do the valves
this spring) and it runs and runs and runs. There are only a few around
town, and I love the look and ride.
And, it's a conversation piece in it's own right.
Go for it if the style fits ya. There's nothing like going down the
highway with that MBZ star in front of ya.