1983 Mercedes-Benz SL Convertible-Class 500SL EUROPEAN R107-3 Tops

Price: - Item location: Portland, Oregon, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: SL-Class
  • SubModel: european model - 500sl not 560sl
  • Type: Convertible
  • Trim: SL
  • Year: 1983
  • Mileage: 92,303
  • VIN: 11111111111111111
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 5.0l
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Black
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Safety options: Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Options: Cassette Player, Convertible, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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Description:

1983 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL

FOR SALE: 1983 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Convertible, 3 tops, Black



EUROPEAN model, featuring more powerful 5.0 liter V8 engine (more power and HP than US model 560SL), elegant European one piece square headlights, and more aesthetically appealing European short bumpers -- The way Mercedes-Benz Designed the R107 Series. The 500SL is also fastest production R107 SL produced.


During its production course from 1980-1989 there was ONLY 11,812 of 500SL's produced WORLDWIDE and this beauty is ONE of them, there is not a lot of R107 SL's like this one on the road today.



Exterior:

Black is the original color.

Body is in good condition and it is very straight. All doors, hood, and trunk are operating with ease, and everything lines up properly.

This SL is equipped with black half top, soft top (Black), and the hard top(Black). All tops in very good condition. All the glass is good.

Custom chrome wheels, and Proxes4 Minimal corrosion as seen in pictures of under carriage. Some cracks on dash as seen in pictures. Please see pics for total condition details. Stored indoors for the 20 or so years we’ve owned it.


ENGINE AND TRANSMISSION

European Spec 5.0 Liter V8 Engine starts up with ease, and it is strong and powerful with only 92,300 miles on the odometer.

Despite the larger 5.6 liter engine of the 560 SL, the 500 SL is recorded as being the fastest production R107 SL produced. The 500 SL was published by Mercedes-Benz as having 0-60 mph times of 7.4 seconds for a top speed of 225 km/h (140 mph). Torque for the 500 SL is 296 lb·ft (401 N·m) at 3200 rpm and for the 560 SL 287 lb·ft (389 N·m) at 3500 rpm.

Automatic Transmission shifts smoothly and effortlessly through every gear, and it makes this SL absolute joy to drive and cruise in! This German Roadster handles great at the high speeds, and it is very comfortable.