1980 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 500sl
This model is one of the most sought after R107 models since it was not originally imported to America there are few here and do not come up for sale often. One of only 11,812 built over the models 9 year production run. Fitted with largest horsepower engine of any r107 the 237 hp 296 lb ft torque M117 5 liter V8 and automatic transmission. Just passed California smog. Beautiful vehicle in great rust free condition. This rare roadster is still wearing its shiny and smooth factory original 473-Champagne Metallic paintwork, no rust or dents. Only a few minor stone chips in the 34 year old 648. paint. Fitted the 15" chrome rims and all new continental tires. Exterior of this model is iconic with the original European spec small bumpers, factory trunk lip spoiler . Stylish contrasting Robbins brown German canvas soft top has been replaced and is in great condition with clear windows, hardtop is also in great condition and has all new seals.Brown Interior is sumptuous and newly fitted with complete carpet kit, genuine Mercedes-Benz floor mats and as new leather seating surfaces, headrest and armrest covers. Dash is crack free, all gauges and instrumentation work as they should. Power windows work. Ventilation system is functional including air conditioning. Vehicle retains its original functioning European model Becker Mexico with power antenna. Wood dash and console trim is in great original condition . . Complete original tool roll, warning triangle and first aid kit are all present in the trunk side compartment. Under the hood looks just as great as the rest of the vehicle. With 144,000 miles all components have remained in great maintained condition. Cooling system hoses are new with correctCooling system hoses are new with correct MB hoses and hose clamps, . . Engine oil has been changed, oil filter, Engine air filter & spark plugs have all been replaced. . Truly a pleasure to drive this vehicle. This roadster drives solid, tight and corners as it should and though it has the powerful and desirable 5 liter it returns respectable fuel economy.. . Here's your chance to own a rare imported European model R107 Mercedes-Benz 500SL.