1973 Mercedes 450SL - Restored and ready for Summer

Price: US $10,100.00 Item location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: SL-Class
  • SubModel: 450SL
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: Roadster
  • Year: 1973
  • Mileage: 74,600
  • Color: Red
  • Engine size: 4.5 Liter
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1973 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 450SL

Welcome to Marquis Auto Restorations

1973 Mercedes 450SL Convertible with Hardtop

Rare short bumper styling - highly collectible in today's market

This Mercedes has been well taken care of over the past43 years with only 74,600 miles

Well sorted example making it an excellent drier with classic Mercedes Roadster looks and appeal

  • Beautiful Red exterior & hardtop
  • Factory hardtop andblack convertible top
  • Original documentation including owners manual, etc.
  • New Interior including: Leather seating, door panels, carpets and Dynamat insulation
  • New Dash - from Just Dashes
  • New upgraded wood console
  • Restored Becker AM/FM radio
  • Detailed engine compartment showing 74,600 miles
  • Original hubcaps have been restored along withnew Michelin tires
  • Mechanical receipts - including rebuilt transmission,fluids, belts, filters, and more
  • Receipts showing more than $12,000 in restoration and preservation over the past few years

The Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster (formerly known as the SL Roadster) is a grand touring roadster manufactured by Mercedes since 1954. The designation SL derives from the German Sportlich-Leicht, (Sport Lightweight) and was first applied to the 300SL . The SL variant was a 2-seat convertible/roadster(R107) with standard soft top and optional hardtop and optional folding seats for the rear bench.

Finished inRed Exterior, this vehicle has a show quality finish.The short front and rear bumper’s (including over-riders) fit is extremely tight and finish is very good with minor scratches. The hardtop is original to the car andfits nicelymatching the exterior finish. The black convertibletop has the samefit with the rear window showing little or no scratches or hazing. The weather-stripping is in wonderful condition. The originalhub caps have been refinished properly.

Inside, the rich Saddle Tan front bucket seats are in like new condition. The matchingdoor panels, carpet anddashboard are also in line new condition. All gauges have the correct appearance and function asdesigned. The originally equipped leather steering wheel is in excellent condition and functions as designed. The heater, power windows andrestored Becker AM/FM stereoall are in working order. Included are restoration documents and mechanical service records showing actual mileage. Both hard top removal tools as well as the originalowner’s manual and books are with the vehicle. Also included are miscellaneous parts such as an extra clock, trunk rack, and other items from 43 years of ownership.

This nicely preserved Mercedes features a SOHC 4.5 liter eight-cylinder engine, Bosch Jetronic injection, 4-speed automatic transmission, power assisted four-wheel disc brakes, four-wheel independent suspension. The SL “R107” is easily one of the most recognizable and desirable Mercedes ever produced. Touring the way it’s suppose to be…This 450 SL has a luxurious exterior with the heart of German motorsports.

Current mileage on the odometer shows 74,600 miles. The car is being sold as is on a clean & clear title.

VIN: 107004412008179

For more information on this vehicle contact Alan at 267-228-9876

About Marquis Auto Restorations

We are located in a modern industrial park, at 10085 Sandmeyer Lane, Philadelphia, PA. Our company is committed to extremely high standards of professionalism, cleanliness, and the use of state of the art equipment in all of our processes. Our facility is a welcoming experience and unlike the typical automotive repair shop environment. Our company views each contract as an agreement not between a business and its customer, but between partners that wish to create a close and mutually beneficial long-term relationship. Thoroughness and attention to detail, along with continued training for our staff has allowed us to become one of the premier facilities in the industry.


All sales are final with car being sold Where Is / As Is. To bid you must be over 18 and pay with a moeny order, cashier's check or wire transfer. Do Not Bid without the intent to finalize this transaction. Ask questions before bidding as your bid is a binding contract.

For more information on this vehicle contact Alan at 267-228-9876. Wereserve the right to end auction early.

The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent. If you or an agent upon completion of a scheduled inspection at ourlocation finds the car not to your liking, we will refund your deposit with no questions asked. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close, you or an agent will have seven (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations.

Payment Terms

Payment must be made by Cashiers Check, Money Orders or Wire Transfers payable in US Dollars. A Refundable deposit in the amount of $500.00 must be received within Twenty-Four (24) hours of the auctions close either by Master Card, Visa, Discover or PayPal (Credit Cards or PayPal for deposit only NOT for full payment). Purchaser cannot make any claims of ownership to said vehicle without payment in full. The buyer has seven (7) days from close of auction to inspect the vehicle. If an inspection or decision takes longer than seven days and you find the vehicle not to your liking, your deposit will be forfeited and the car will be relisted. Final payment must be received within ten (10) days of the auction close. The refundable deposit only applies if you or an agent inspect said vehicle in Philadelphia, PA and find it not to your liking.


ALL SALES ARE FINAL WITH CAR BEING SOLD WHERE IS, AS IS! The vehicle is offered with a right to a personal inspection by any bidder or agent of any bidder. The vehicle is available for inspection prior to bidding. If you are the high bidder and unable to inspect said vehicle before auction close, you or an agent will have (7) days to inspect said vehicle after the close of auction. I encourage a physical inspection strongly to avoid any misunderstandings or representations. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. No vehicle is perfect to everyone. Each vehicle has its strengths, styles, tendencies and shortcomings. Therefore, despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle’s mechanical condition, we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or previous owner’s diligence in care. It is for this reason that all vehicles are sold ”WHERE/IS, AS/IS”. We have described the above mentioned vehicle to the best of our ability. However, with all classic and exotic vehicles, the condition is subjective. Please be advised that no oral or written statements concerning any vehicle constitutes a representation or warranty of the condition of the said vehicle.