1972 Mercedes 350SL RARE 4 SPEED MANUAL EUROPEAN Car R107 WE SHIP AND EXPORT!!!

Price: US $1,972.00 Item location: Jacksonville, Florida, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: SL-Class
  • SubModel: 350SL R107
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1972
  • Mileage: 140,991
  • VIN: 107.043-10-006870
  • Color: White
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Manual
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Options: Cassette Player, Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!
Description:

1972 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 350SL R107

1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL R107 EUROPEAN MODEL 4 Speed Manual Transmission!!!!!

Here is the chance to own one of the most beautiful roadsters and history changing models that Mercedes-Benz ever made -1972 Mercedes Benz 350SL R107 Roadster!!!

What makes this SL Special is that this is a TRUE EUROPEAN model, ith famous higher compression 3.5L M116 engine matted to a SUPER rare 4-Speed Manual Transmission!!!

Although most R107s are extremely well built and collectable, he most desirable and collectable of the R107’s are the early production cars with its features – mainly short or “Euro” bumpers, nd higher horse-power than its latter cousins, nd then add the manual transmission matted to a V8 engine, t just doesn’t get better than this!

Now that the W113 230/250/280SL's have become priced out of sight, ere comes the early small Euro Bumper 350SL.

As recently as the mid 1990's, nd early 2000’s you could pick up a nice condition 1971 280SL Pagoda Roadster for around $20,000. Almost in the blink of an eye, hat's what a basket case now goes for - with good condition examples regularly selling north of $75k and more.

Beside more powerful engine, are manual transmission this beauty also features more elegant European style “short” bumpers, uropean One Piece Square headlights and they make this Mercedes look absolutely stunning! Just how the Mercedes-Benz designed the R107 SL!

This SL was sitting since 2007. It was imported to California in 1996, nd spent time there until its owner moved to Georgia in 2005. Before the car was parked, t was running and driving, nd previous owner used it as his daily driver.

Unfortunately he left it sit outside under the cover, nd weather and time did toll on this beauty.

This Mercedes is a fun project, nd it is perfect for somebody who wants to do a full restoration, nd have a wonderful show car and the investment, specially being a rare 4-Speed Manual model, R for somebody who can fix it up to be their daily or a weekend driver, nd then slowly restore it to its full beauty and potential at their own pace!!

You just don’t come across manual transmission V8 107SL’s very often, nd driving one is absolute joy (We were fortunate to have couple of manual transmission V8 models throughout the years in our collection!)

Walkaround:

White paint shows nice, ut upon closer inspection you can notice some imperfections and paint cracking and chipping off on the hood. Original Color was rare and elegant Medium Blue (paint code 396G mittelblau)

Body is nice and straight, ut the floors are rusted out and need to be replaced. . All sheet-metal parts, ncluding the floor boards are readily available for these cars, nd they are not very expensive to get!. K&K manufacturing offers all sheet metal replacement parts at very good prices (http://www.kkmfg.com/index.php )

Interior is all complete down to its original Becker Mexico Radio. It is tired and dirty, nd it needs to be replaced in order for this beauty to look again like it left the showroom floor! Again, ollowing for these cars is strong and original upholstery is easily obtainable, nd affordable!

Being a European model, t has manual windows, nd no A/C, aking it even rarer than its loaded US-spec siblings!

It comes with both Hard Top and the Soft top. Original Hard top has some rust underneath, ut all glass is nice and complete. Blue canvas top is old and brittle and it needs to be replaced.

All in all it’s a very nice and complete car that can make a very nice and fun project, nd great return on your investment! It deserves to be restored and put back on the road again!!!

Our Starting bid is set extremely low and best part is we are selling this rare gem at NO RESERVE!!

Just the set of small chrome Euro Bumpers are selling for $2,500, quare European Headlights sell for $1,000, u>SUPER RARE AMG Penta Ronal Wheels go for $1,200-$1,500!!! You already have over $5,000 in just above mentioned parts let alone the 3.5L M116 engine, anual transmission, riginal Becker Mexico Radio and other valuable parts.

This is NOT a missing parts, olested project car that you will never get your money out of!! This car has real potential and it will yield great return on your time and money!! Just look at 1 year older W113 1971 280SL’s – they rocketed out of the reach for many just in the past few years!! Early small chrome euro bumper 107’s are surely to follow the trend, nd being a manual transmission model, otential on this car is amazing!!!

Title is clear and it is ready to be transferred immediately ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD and we will be glad to help winning bidder with finding the cheapest shipping quote for shipping, ersonally deliver the car to the local port for the out of the Country buyers, nd fill out all the necessary paperwork to make it easy and convenient for the winning buyer!

If you have any questions feel free to contact us at 904-728-9688 or 904-571-5237, nd we will be more than happy to help out with anything we can.

Picture is worth thousand words, o for the album with additional pictures of the vehicle (interior, xterior, ngine, ndercarriage, tc) please click on the link below:

https://picasaweb.google.com/108451484659047732511/1972Mercedes350SLR107ManualTransmission

-TERMS OF SALE:

Buyers are encouraged, nd more than welcome to inspect this vehicle in person andbefore auction ends! Inspections performed after the point of sale will not be accepted or considered. Please review all the photos carefully, nd do all of your homework and due diligence in regard of this vehicle before auction ends!!!! Please do not assume anything and do ask any questions you might have in regard of this car, nd do ask for any additional photos that would be of interest for you, o we avoid case of "buyer’s remorse" afterwards.

Please be advised that this is not a brand new vehicle, nd it should not be treated as such!!! It is a 44 years oldpre-ownedclassic non-running, nrestored vehicle which has been previously on the road used and driven, o therefore with respect to its age and the miles it has, here will most likely be average wear and tear,such as minor scratches, inor dings, mall rock chips or any other imperfections that are expected to be seen on a previously owned and used vehicle. We do our best to disclose any substantial blemishes in our photos and descriptions. Opinions and expectations can vary, o Please Telephone Us If You Have Any Questions or Concerns Regarding the Condition of This Vehicle.

Once a vehicle leaves our premises no refunds, redits or adjustments will be issued.

This vehicle is being soldAS-IS, here is, nd without any warranty expressed, ritten, r implied. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. We do not manufacture our product. Each vehicle brand has its strengths, tyles, endencies, nd shortcomings. Therefore, espite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition, e are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or a previous owner’s diligence in care.

Some vehicles may come with the balance/remainder of the factory warranty, ut it’s the responsibility of the buyer to check with that vehicles Original dealer/manufacturer about those, nd their terms and conditions. We will do our best to disclose if the vehicle does come with the balance of factory warranty. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, uthenticity, enuineness, r defects herein, nd makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, mperfection, efect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. ANY and ALL representations made in the description above are made to the best of the Seller‘s knowledge, owever, ue to divergent notions of condition and quality, ou are encouraged to rely on your own physical inspection of the vehicle and not the description above. Furthermore, ue to the likelihood for latent and patent defects within and/or on a pre-owned vehicle, he Seller cannot guarantee that all issues are disclosed in the description above. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, sked any and as much questions they might have about the vehicle, nd to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value of the vehicle and to bid based upon that judgment solely. Therefore, ny claims or disputes as a result of or relate to failure to disclose or misrepresentation are hereby waived by you. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale and end of the auction. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral or written statements about the vehicle. It is agreed by all parties in relation to any transaction involving this vehicle, on through eBay or not, hat the proper venue for any legal proceedings or disputes will be conducted in Duval County, lorida, nder the laws of State of Florida.

The advertised mileage represents the miles when the vehicle was placed on eBay. These vehicles are test driven and demoed so mileage shown may differ at time of sale.

Also please be advised that we have the right to terminate this auction at any time, s the vehicle is offered for sale locally, nd through other means of advertisement.

By bidding on this auction, licking “buy it now” option, r by placing your offer,you agree that you have read, nderstand, ccept and will be bound, ithout modification, y all the terms, onditions and notices contained herein.

-PAYMENT TERMS:

$500Non-RefundableDeposit via PayPal is due within 24 hours after the end of the auction, nd winning bidder MUST contact us within this period to arrange payment and shipping details.

The balance(cash in person, oney order, ank loan or certified check, ire transfer) is due within3 daysafter the end of the auction!! All financial transactions must be completed before vehicle delivery.

Fees:

We do charge $185 documentary fee that will be added to the winning bid amount. This fee is used to cover any administrative and paperwork expenses, vernighting the documents to your door, nd issuing a 30 days temporary tag.

All buyers are responsible for all state, ounty, ity taxes and fees, s well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered in.

Florida Residents will be responsible for Florida Sales tax, ag & Title fees at the time of the sale, nd out-of-state Residents will be more than likely responsible for their states sales tax, ag & Title fees in their own state.

A temporary tag can be issued if needed to transport the vehicle back to your home state. Temp tags are good for 30 days.

If you have any questions about your Fees & Taxes please call or email, r check with your local DMV agency before bidding on our items.

If you need any special arrangements in regard of the payment, lease let us know in a timely manner, ndBEFOREauction ends, o you can get our approval to bid on the vehicle, nd we can work something out, therwiseIfterms of sale are not met (deposit within 24 hours, nd full payment within 3 days),that bidder will be reported to E-bay, nd second chance offer will be sent to the next highest bidder!!

-SHIPPING

We Specialize in Export of vehicles from United States, o if you need shipping quotes toANYWHERE IN THE WORLD,as well as in the United States, lease let us know, nd we will get them for you as soon as possible. We have two major international ports in our vicinity (Jacksonville Port, n Jacksonville Florida, nd Brunswick Port in Brunswick Georgia) so international shipping and Export is no problems!

We encourage bothDOMESTICandINTERNATIONALbidders to bid on this vehicle, nd we will be more than happy to help out with arranging shipping if winning bidder requires such help as We have good working relationships with few good domestic and international shipping companies that we used in the past.

Shipping cost is the responsibility of the winning bidder!

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