Excellent Classic '89 Mercedes 560SL Blue/Blu/Blu Newer Top, Tune, All Records

Price: US $18,500.00 Item location: San Diego, California, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: SL-Class
  • SubModel: 560SL Not: SL500 SL550 AMG E55 SL55 CLS
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: 560SL Loaded +ALL Svc.Records+ Both Tops Excellent
  • Year: 1989
  • Mileage: 140,600
  • VIN: WDBBA48D8KA099845
  • Color: Blue
  • Engine size: 5.6L V8 Biggest best of the SL engines
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Extra-Strong Passing Power from 5.6V8 Standard, Power Antennae, Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Blue
  • Safety options: Solid Tank-Like, Hand-Built, Safe, Luxurious GT, Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag
  • Options: Newish Soft-top & Great Hard Top, Cassette Player, Convertible, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!

1989 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 560SL Not: SL500 SL550 AMG E55 SL55 CLS

Hard to find in this Excellent Pampered, Garaged & Very Well Maintained Condition.
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL - The best & Last year of this Classic R107 Roadster, Loaded with the 5.6L V8, Two tops, ABS, Airbag, Power windows, PS, PB, CC, AC, Leather, etc. These are the last of the Vault-Solid, Hand built Mercedes Roadsters, the 560SL being a top-rated GT with a price of ~$65,000 in 1989.
These top-end 560SLs are becoming very collectible -and only 5,351 were produced for 1989. Hagerty Valuations on #2, #3 condition 560SLs have gone up significantly in past few years to Avg. of $21,800 - $47,300. See Hagerty Website Valuation tool -Can't paste link here.
THIS 560SL is Certainly at a #2 Level condition -combined with having EVERY Oil change & Major Svc. Record since 1,165 miles + all the recent services/replacements/Newer Top, etc. puts this car at an investment/market value $5K-$20K Above my asking price.
Bought New in TX -1st owner had it to 106K. It was in VA a few years, then to NC for 2005-2015. Then to a collector in San Juan Capistrano, CA last year -who sold it to me.
- Clean CA Title in Hand. Clean CarFax -No collision/damage history, No salvage, No Odom. issue...+ No Rust on this car - Straight & Solid Underside & Rockers -As new, No Scrapes, Dents, Nor Rust, but dirty. -Will Send Photos of underside upon Request.
At just 140,500 miles -Everything in this car works as it should. It starts instantly 1st try after sitting a week, idles & runs so smoothly you can barely hear it if hardtop on. Drives very solid, powerful, quiet & smooth acceleration. No: hick-ups, no studders, no smoke, no shimmys. Clearly always well-maintained as the record books show. A Very solid, comfortable, reliable high quality car that will last another 30+ years.
See the photo of the records books - Yes, Every service/oil change interval is stamped & major services done! Continued into 2nd book -over 30 records of service every 4,000-8,000 miles. Including the 120,000mile Major Svc. with New Timing Chain & Tensioner . -Oil changed yearly even when just 1000 miles on oil...
All the original manuals brochures included - as well as the stocked Original First Aid Kit.
+Original Becker M-B AM/FM Cassette player & speakers works. All interior & exterior lights work, all gauges & dash lights work as new. Power Locks, windows & antennae work, Full spare tire & tool kit in trunk.
+Just passed CA Smog test in Feb.'16.
++In past few years & 4,000 miles it's had:
+Tune up -New spark plugs, plug wires, Rotor, cap, air filter, Oil & filter change (twice)
+New Belts & Radiator Hoses
+New Rear brake pads & rotors (Fronts good @ 50%+)
+New front and rear brake lines & fluid flush.
+New Shocks
+New EURO Headlights -Better Look & Better Light -Cost ~$2,000.
+New Motor Mounts, New Transmission Mount, New Sub-Frame Mounts
+Full Transmission Flush & filter & pan gasket. New Trans Vacuum lines.
+New Battery, Fuel filter, Vacuum Modulator
+Fully Reconditioned/Replaced A/C -blows very cold & strong.
+Tires are good Michelins with 90% tread.
+New interior Wood
+ At the 120,000 Major Service, the Timing Chain & Tensioner were replaced -Good for another 120K miles++ Just had OEM Left Tie-rods assembly installed and 4-Wheel Alignment done 5/06/16.
A gorgeous, rare and Classy Triple Navy Blue. -High quality repaint in it's OE Mercedes Blue aprox. 8yrs.+ ago shows a great gloss & shine throughout -though has a dozen chips/scratches most touched up, a small area of clear-coat fail/chip = 8/10 condition. All hard to see unless within 5 feet. Of course, being a 27 yr old car there are some age marks & flaws -AKA Patina.
There are No Cracks on the Dash -(1 small chip on R vent top). The Leather, panels & flooring are in 9/10 condition, the Hardtop headliner looks new, w/ good seals, the newer Blue canvas soft-top has No tears or much of any wear, the plastic windows are all very clear & crack-free, soft-top's headliner is in excellent shape, all hinges are lubed & work well. Could use some top weatherstripping.. (kit for whole car is < $350) The Carpets are excellent with newer MB mats. All original glass in great shape.
This car runs & drives EXCELLENTLY -Quiet & Solid with Surprising Acceleration. Receives Tons of Admiration & Thumbs Up! Looks to only have 5 years of wear -not 27.
-As the beautiful photos show -it's classic lines are perfect, and the glossy dark blue paint with great chrome & stainless trim give it a timeless elegance & appeal. -Drive & enjoy this car daily or weekly for the next 20+ years -as a fun, beautiful, classy, appreciating investment.
I will provide specific accurate answers & photos upon request, and shoot a video of it running/driving soon. Available to view/drive in Pacific Beach San Diego Any day 11am-7pm.
I'm a 25+ year Car-Nut Enthusiast/Fixer/Collector & judge at some car shows (Coronado show 4/24) Unemployed a long while -need to sell off some to pay taxes & medical bills, etc... See my Craigslist SanDiego ads for Excellent '88 Porsche 928S4 For Sale.Check out my other items!On SanDiego/LA/Vegas Craigslist& Rare '97 BMW 840Ci,CL Ad# 5540799701
Serious buyers please. CALL -DON'T TEXT. CASH. No Trades, No 420, No Tattoos, No PayPal, No BS. I will assist with shipping this car anywhere -After Full payment received.CLEAN AUTOCHECK should show attached...CLEAN CARFAX No Damage, No Accident, No Total Loss, No Recall, No Airbag Deploy, No Salvage history... -Can'tpaste PDF info below - I WILL SEND PDF of CARFAX from 3/2016 upon request.