1985 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 2 Owner California Car
Price: - Item location: Los Angeles, California, United States
- Make: Mercedes-Benz
- Model: SL-Class
- SubModel: SL S Class
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: base coupe 2-door.
- Year: 1985
- Mileage: 87,800
- VIN: 1G6DK67V190102617
- Color: Signal Red
- Engine size: 3.8 V8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Windows
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Palomino
- Options: Cassette Player, Convertible, Leather Seats
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1985 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL S ClassI am selling this car for the owners, I will relate my personal observations based on appearance and information provided by the sellers. I will convey any questions to them, however please allow for response time as they are elderly and not tech savvy.
For sale is rust freeCalifornia car from new, two owners.The car is a clean original example, always garaged, carefully driven and well maintainedby the wife of a physician.The owner is now elderly and can no longer drive.
Dealer maintained withextensive and detailed maintenance records dating from the 1980's to present, over $33,000 invested. Original manufacturer manuals and tags.
The car drives well, engine has plenty of accelerationwith no hesitation and is very quiet,transmission shifts smoothly. Braking isresponsive and handling tight.
Paint is original,over all the quality is good with plenty of luster, with the usual age related blemishes.some road chips, minor dimples on doors, one small dent on right fender with paint re-touch. The trunk lid shows some hazing.
Panel fit is tight with correct alignment. Doors open and close smoothly, no rattles.
Hard top is in excellent condition, no dents or fading, current owners never removed it, soft top is factory original and was recently raised after being stowed for over 30 years, canvas is in excellent condition, fit is tight, plastic windows are clear without yellowing.
Bumpers are clean, correct alignment, chrome and rubber in very nice condition.
Chrome throughout car is in excellent condition.
Glass is clear, no cracks or haze.
Leather is in good condition, with the usual patina from age, no cracking or fading, typical wear on edge of drivers seat from entry and exit. Vinyl is excellent. no tears or fading.
Dashboard is pristine, no fading or cracking, wood inlays, clean, no cracking or fading.
Knobs, switches, levers all functioning, gauge lenses clear and scratch free. Emergency brake knob is missing.
Carpets are clean and soil free.
Original Becker radio.
Everything works as designed w the exception of the AC which doesnot blow cold, Records show compressor was replaced and system converted to 134-a refrigerant.
Gold package, emblem indicates a 560 SL however the car is a 1985 model, the last year of 380 SL.
Chrome wheels, left front missing center cap. plating in areas shows bubbling, but no rust present.
Tires have plenty of tread. Original spare in trunk.
Current CA Registration and smog.
Many additional photos available, happy to answer all questions.
PayPal for deposit only-
This is due within 24 hours of the end of the auction. The remaining balance is to be paid by Bank wire transfer or cash in person.No exceptions.