1980 Mercedes 450 SL Hardtop Convertible with Soft Top
Price: US $6,000.00 Item location: Cicero, New York, United States
- Condition: Used
- Make: Mercedes-Benz
- Model: SL-Class
- SubModel: 450 SL
- Type: Convertible
- Trim: Chrome
- Year: 1980
- Mileage: 99,000
- Color: White
- Engine size: 4.5 V-8
- Number of cylinders: 8
- Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Automatic
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: dark blue
- Safety options: Anti-Lock Brakes
- Options: Leather Seats, CD Player, Convertible
- Vehicle Title: Clear Want to buy? Contact seller!
1980 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 450 SL1980 Mercedes Benz 450SL Roadster V8 Hardtop/Convertible 99K
NICE!! 2nd owner car- purchased in ALASKA but spent most of it's life in Tennessee. Here in SYRACUSE, Y for 2 years in a heated garage where it NEVER saw rain,much lesssnow :)
If you are looking to do holeshots and burnouts this IS NOT the car for you! When I bought it a couple years ago, he wife hated it- THEN SHE DROVE IT... THEN SHE
DROVE ITWITH THE TOP DOWN! Guess who doesn't get to drive their own car very much anymore... that's right, E! Her opinion changed real quick. THIS CAR IS SO
MUCH FUN TODRIVE! Smooth hearty acceleration on the highway...Bought it right and made some repairs and upgrades like new window switches,hazardbutton, ixed
the factory fogs, eplace a couple of burned out headlights, epaintedthe lower front valance- it was chipped up pretty good- you can see what it looked like in the sunset pic,
had the rims coated, eplaced some steering parts, dded the radioandsub box- not a lot of boom, ut you can hear it whenthe top is off :)
OVERALL CONDITION- The car is ROCK SOLID! A few minor dings in the paint smaller than a pea (they've been touched up by a body shop) 2 people have looked at this car locally and said it wasdefinitelya 5 footer!! The interior is in great shape. Almost no wear in both seats. The carpet in the jump seat is a bit faded from having the top down. Dash has no cracks. Center console wood trim is OK, couple cracks can be seen if you look close enough. The floor boards and trunk bottom looks as if was a 2015. It was undercoated a bunch of years ago. I knew the original owner and he took great care of this beauty! When he passed, jumped at the opportunity to own it!
ENGINE- Starts first time every time!! Oil is fresh and clean! (reminds me, need to check the air filter) She only gets 91 octane or better non-ethanol fuel!!
TRANSMISSION- Shifts as smooth as glass! Fluid is clean!
STEERING/SUSPENSION- Just replaced inner/outertire rods and sleeves, oth sway bar links (had some play in the steering wheel) Steering is now tight. Shocks are doing their job!!
RIMS/TIRES- Rims are original and have been bead blasted and Industrial Coated (NOT POWDER COATED) I have a friend that does this to bridge girders- it'sawesomeand looks sweet and lasts forever!Tires have lotsa tread left and have been rotated frequently.
OK- NOW THE NOT SO GOOD- The radio has been disconnected as I was getting it ready to be stored forthewinter.
The A/C needs to be swapped over and charged. Being a technician I can tell you this swap is easy and inexpensive if you have the right mechanic. You need a newreceiver/dryer ($100 on eBay) and a conversion kit ($35 on eBay) and a couple pounds of 134A... a couple hundred bucks at the most (if ya want a/c) Here in Syracuse, Y we don't have many HOT, unny days- when we do we enjoy them :)
Navy blue convertible has a couple of pen-tip-sized holes in it- when storing the top if you don't pay attention the fabric rubs up against a hinge and you get these very small holes. A top here on eBAY costs about $300 and it takes about an hour to install it- not a major deal but again with a garage I rarely put the top up.
And lastly- the tachometer decided it was tired and quit working. A repair that's a little time consuming, ut if you do your own work, cheap fix!!
LOW KBB BOOK ON THIS CAR IS $14,000- last year it was $11,400.
I WILL ENTERTAIN TRADES- NO GARBAGE OR PROJECTS
THIS CAR IS AS SOLID AS ANY I'VE SEEN ON eBAYIN THE LAST TWO YEARS- WE HAVETHOROUGHLY
ENJOYED DRIVING IT, T'S JUST TIME FOR A NEW TOY :)
FEEL FREE TO TEXT ME WITH ANY QUESTIONS- 315.427.0747
I am available to deliver this vehicle at a reasonable rate!