At the Frankfurt International Motor Show in September 1981, Daimler-Benz presented the 380 SEC and 500 SEC Coupés. The new generation of Coupés was again based on the S-Class Saloon rather than an SL as in the case of the SLC models

Model
Internal designation
Production period Preproduction to end
Number of units
380 SEC
C 126 E 38
1980 – 1985
11,267
500 SEC
C 126 E 50
1980 – 1991
30,184
420 SEC
C 126 E 42
1985 – 1991
3,680
560 SEC
C 126 E 56
1985 – 1991
28,095
560 SEC (ECE-Version)
C 126 E 56
1985 – 1987
*
Total
74,060
* not documented separately

 

Source: Daimler AG