1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL Convertible -- EXTREMELY LOW MILES!!!
Price: - Item location: Glendale, California, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Mercedes-Benz
- Model: 400-Series
- SubModel: 450SL
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Base Convertible 2-Door
- Year: 1980
- Mileage: 8,239
- VIN: WDB10704412065136
- Color: Thistle Green
- Engine size: 4.5L 4520CC V8 GAS SOHC Naturally Aspirated
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Palomino
- Options: Cassette Player, Convertible
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1980 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series 450SLIf you would like to know more about me and what I do please Google search -- Mercedes Motoring, G Francis -- I have been the feature of several Mercedes-Benz produced documentaries, hich focused on the quality of my restorations and lifestyle with Mercedes-Benz.
1980 450SL Roadster/CoupeThistle Green with Palomino MB-Tex8,239 documented miles since new100% original down to the factory tiresaccording to the previous owner it has NEVER been wet, ot even washed!I know I've said it before, ut this might be the best R107 we've ever had...recently used as show piece for the LA Auto Show
Description:Thistle Green exterior (MB paint code 881) with Palomino MB-Tex interior (Thistle Green hard top and Black soft top in perfect original condition), -Cylinder, .5 liter, uel-injected, ual overhead cam, -speed automatic transmission, ower assisted 4-wheel disc brakes, -wheel independent suspension, /C and heat automatic climate control, ower windows, entral locking, ruise control, ower steering, riginal Becker Mexico cassette player, djustable sleeve height power antenna, uartz chronometer, achometer, -way adjustable front seats, ront center folding arm rest, ront center cargo tray, alogen head lamps, alogen fog lamps, -speed windshield wiper with 5-second mist interval control, ebrano wood dash trim, eadlamp turn-off warning device, ptional right and left side controlled parking light illumination, ull spare and tool kit, irst-aid kit, wner's Manual along with other original Mercedes-Benz books, ecords and literature.
Interior Condition: The interior to this convertible is absolutely stunning! It is nothing short of going to the Dealership in 1980 and purchasing the car brand new. The Palomino MB-Tex is in perfect, ike new condition. There are no rips, o tears, o fading, o diminished support in the padding, o pleats that have shifted beneath the stitching, nd virtually no wear whatsoever. The original carpet is flawless, ithout any stains, ading, nraveling, nd virtually no wear at all. The zebrano wood dash trim is stunning! It is clear and deep with a durable shine, nd there are absolutely no cracks or fading. The headliner and matching hardtop look brand new as does the original soft top. The door panels and map pockets are excellent without any cracks, cuffs or tears. The original unopened first-aid kit appears to have never been used. The instrument cluster is bright and flawless, ithout any faded needles or aging. The accessory switches, nobs, uttons, urn signal lever, ruise control lever, tc. are in excellent condition without any faded symbols, nd they are all in proper working order. The steering wheel is firm to the grip without any twisting or slack. The original in-the-package unused tool kit, ack, tc. are all in excellent condition.
Exterior Condition: The Thistle Green paint is 100% original and 100% rust free. The condition is absolutely phenomenal! It is clear and deep, ot faded or oxidized, nd literally shines like brand new. The polished and anodized aluminum trim, hich wraps all of the exterior glass is brilliant, ithout any scratches or fading, he latter being a telltale indicator of a car that has always been garage kept. Both the front and rear bumpers are in excellent condition without any scratches in the chrome, nd the rubber body sleeves and bumper guards are in like new condition as well. The original body molding body trim, hich trims the doors, enders, nd quarter panels is perfect, ith absolutely no fading or scratches. The original 14" Astral Silver Bundt wheels are in perfect, ike-new condition. The ORIGINAL Michelin XVS 205/70/HR14 tires are in unbelievable condition for their age (although they should not be driven on given they are 35 years old), actory spare has never been used, nd the original factory tool kit is still in its unopened plastic packaging. The trunk compartment is excellent. Era correct pinstripe is flawless. The original door seals, runk seal, lass seals, ubber weather-stripping, tc., re still soft, liable and in excellent like new condition. The original factory glass is excellent. The original chrome grill is excellent. The original headlamp housings are beautiful, s are the side markers, nd all of the emblems are bright, hiny and excellent. The taillights are bright and flawless without scratches or fading. Original factory interior stickers, nterior door jam specification plate, ealership inspection signature sticker, tc. are all excellent. NOTE: THE UNDERCARRIAGE AND ENGINE STILL HAVE TRACES OF THE ORIGINAL PROTECTIVE COSMOLINE UNDERCOATING, ND THERE IS ABSOLUTELY NO RUST ANYWHERE ON THE VEHICLE.
Mechanical Condition: This car looks, uns and drives exactly as you would expect a car with 8,239 miles to look, un and drive. It is nothing short of what it was in 1980 when it rolled out of the factory in Germany. To keep things simple, he car presents itself as new. It has been driven often since new, nly short distances, nd it has no mechanical issues whatsoever. It has been exceptionally well maintained since new, nd has never missed a single scheduled service. Its 8-Cylinder, .5 liter motor is smooth and strong. Cold starts are instantaneous, hich is validation to its low miles, nd the motor, hassis and engine compartment are exceptionally clean and dry. The transmission shifts sure, imely, nd proper. Independent suspension is solid and comfortable, nd the steering is tight and responsive without any play. Recently the car received its scheduled maintenance service, nd there are currently no pending maintenance issues.
Accessories Condition: All power windows function excellent. Central locking works fast and excellent. Cruise control sets and holds properly. Air conditioning/heater/defroster all work excellent, nd blow heat and air from the proper vents respectively. Becker Mexico cassette stereo works excellent, long with adjustable height power antenna. Instrument cluster gages all work excellent, ncluding; clock, dometer, ripometer, heostat illumination switch, il pressure gage, emperature gage, uel gage, tc. Seats adjust smooth and proper. Glove box compartment opens/closes/locks properly. One key fits front doors, runk, nd glove compartment (3 original keys including 2 master and 1 valet key). Headlights work excellent, long with high beams, og lights, rake lights, arking lights (side markers), everse lights, ome lights, urn signals, runk light, icense plate lights, love compartment light, ccessory switch illumination light, nstrument cluster lights, tc.
Please email me if you have any questions or would like to schedule a test drive. The car is located in Glendale, alifornia. Thank you for your interest!
If you would like to know more about me and what I do please Google search -- Mercedes Motoring, G Francis -- I have been the feature of several Mercedes-Benz produced documentaries, hich focused on the quality of my restorations and lifestyle with Mercedes-Benz.