1971 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SEL, FULLY DOCUMENTED WITH COPIES OF ORIGINAL PAPERWORK!
- Condition: Used
- Make: Mercedes-Benz
- Model: 200-Series
- SubModel: 280SEL, BOUGHT NEW BY ELVIS PRESLEY!
- Type: Sedan
- Year: 1971
- Mileage: 80,312
- VIN: 10801912073523
- Color: Alpha Crystal Blue Metallic
- Engine size: 2.8L 160 HP
- Number of cylinders: Inline 6
- Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Windows
- Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
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1971 Mercedes-Benz 200-Series 280SEL, BOUGHT NEW BY ELVIS PRESLEY!
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Coming up for public sale for the first time in over a decade, is the chance to own one of “The King’s” personal automobiles that spent time parked in front of Graceland (as seen in the image above). This 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL was purchased new in 1970 in Memphis, Tennessee by Elvis Presley. The “King” of Rock n Roll was no stranger to high-end cars; he owned numerous Cadillacs, BMWs, Rolls-Royces, Lincolns, Ferraris, and a few Mercedes.
The example seen here is a 1971 280SEL top-of-the-line Sedan which Elvis also purchased from Robertson's Mercedes-Benz and signed for on December 21, 1970. The car left the factory with code 542 (Dark Red) paint, but that color wasn’t up to the “King’s” standards. He soon had it repainted in Alpha Crystal Blue Metallic, a color suspiciously similar to that of his Powder Blue 1970 Mercedes-Benz 600 Limo. This example is one of very few cars that Elvis was seen in on a regular basis driving around Memphis.
After Elvis’ death in 1977, his 280SEL was put on display at a prominent museum where it remained until earlier this year. The vehicle is still equipped with its factory options including air conditioning, power windows, power steering, power brakes, and a Becker Europa radio that is still in working condition. This 280SEL is well documented and comes with copies of the title registration, the original title (both of which bare Elvis’ signature), a copy of the original Bill of Sale, as well as a photo of the vehicle parked in front of Graceland. Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013 and posting gains of 395-percent over the last 10-years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description, and answer any questions that you may have. Bid with confidence. Year: 1971 Make: Mercedes-Benz Model: 280SEL Color: Alpha Crystal Blue Metallic VIN: 10801912073523 Mileage: 80,312 Stock Number: 406504
Engine: 2.8L 160 HP Straight 6 Transmission: 4-Speed Automatic Style: Sedan SHOWROOM PRICE $199,900.00 DISCOUNT $10,000.00 BUY IT NOW PRICE $189,900.00 Click For More Photos Why Buy? Financing Warranty Transportation/Shipping More
Daniel Schmitt & Co. is located in beautiful and historic St. Louis, Missouri. Daniel Schmitt & Co. is located in beautiful and historic St. Louis, Missouri. Our dealership spans 4 acres, boasts 3 luxurious showrooms, a state-of-the-art service department, a world-class restoration facility, and is only minutes away from Lambert International Airport. We are proud to offer some of the finest classic and luxury cars on the market today.Daniel Schmitt & Co. Classic Car Gallery3455 N. Lindbergh Blvd, St. Louis, MO 63074Telephone: (314)291-7000
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Daniel Schmitt & Co.
3455 North Lindbergh Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63074
Monday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
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