1985 MERCEDES 380SL BOUGHT NEW IN ATLANTA HAS 560SL 5.6L ENGINE WITH 80K MILES

Price: US $9,500.00 Item location: Marietta, Georgia, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: SL-Class
  • Year: 1985
  • Mileage: 219,955
  • VIN: WDBBA45C2FA034703
  • Color: Anthracite Grey Metallic
  • Engine size: 5.6L V8 (see description)
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Interior color: Grey
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
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1985 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

1985 MERCEDES 380SL BOUGHT NEW IN ATLANTA HAS 560SL 5.6L ENGINE WITH 80K MILES
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BEAUTIFUL CLASSIC 1985 MERCEDES 380SL FEATURING...

  • EXTREMELY SOLID BODY/UNDERCARRIAGE...purchased NEW in Atlanta (see original window sticker at right)...would be $100,408 in 2015 dollars!
  • HIGH QUALITY BASECOAT/CLEARCOAT FINISH...in the handsome original Anthracite Grey Metallic color
  • NEW CONVERTIBLE TOP...beautifully fitted and complements paint color
  • UPGRADED WITH ENGINE (5.6L) AND TRANSMISSION FROM 1988 MERCEDES 560SL WITH ONLY 80,000 MILES...gives much more robust acceleration and highway confidence than the much smaller 3.8L engine
  • NEW WINDSHIELD
  • HIGH-END NARDI CUSTOM STEERING WHEEL...with wood rim
  • UPGRADED SONY AM-FM-CD AUDIO...with (theft deterrent) removable faceplate

GENERAL OVERVIEW...if you are looking for a very solid bodied SL with proven southern origination (see original Atlanta dealer price sticker images) that drives great and looks great...look no further. Very handsome in its original color Anthracite Grey Metallic basecoat/clearcoat paint and new tan cloth top. Inside the car, he famed Nardi wood-rimmed steering wheel and Sony AM-FM-CD audio unit are nice upgrades.

The car is a true pleasure to drive...smooth, owerful, uiet exhaust system. Even after 30 years, ou know this was an expensive car that was very well engineered. Of course, here have also been advancements in the past three decades, o be realistic in your expectations. For instance, odern rack & pinion steering is extremely precise, nd this Mercedes has a recirculating ball steering box of a much older design with a bit of the familiar (to vintage classic car owners) "play" common to older cars.

The car needs nothing to enjoy driving, ut the AC is not working, he horn button needs a little "encouragement" to work, nd the clock, dometer, indshield washer are inoperative.

IMPORTANT IMAGE NOTES: To fully illustrate this iconic 1985 Mercedes SL, here are well over 100 images. The first 21 images are intended to give a quick overall presentation of the car from a variety of vantage points.

Seasoned collectors and enthusiasts know that to really "know" a car, close-up look all around the car is a MUST...so there are several sets of close-ups for serious buyers featuring the Exterior, nterior, Engine Compartment, heels/Tires, nd Undercarriage.

To see ALL the images...you MUST place your cursor on an image - allow plenty of time for all images to download - and then scroll slowly ALL the way to the bottom.
CAUTION: if you use the scroller to the FAR RIGHT of your screen or the "Click to view image album" feature...you will NOT see all the images.

2,594 TRANSACTIONS WITH HAPPY PEOPLE! As of the date of this listing, e've had 2,594 transactions (both buying and selling) on eBay with happy people. One of the keys to our selling success is the use of LARGER and MORE DETAILED CLOSE-UP images than you will likely see in ANY other eBay listing...so you can CLEARLY see what you are getting.

QUESTIONS? Please call Jim Murphy at 706-429-7924 if you have any questions that this description or the pictures at right do not answer for you.
COLLECTIBLE INVESTMENT POTENTIAL...the R107 generation of Mercedes SL cars (produced from the 1971 through 1989 model years) proudly take their place alongside the original Gullwing and state-of-the-art SL's of today as one of the world's most exciting cars to see in your driveway and personally experience. As long as there are car enthusiasts, hey will be highly admired and sought after.

PAYMENT DETAILS: Payment is due within 3-business days of auction's end via Bank to Bank Wire Transfer. Vehicle will be released to the new owner immediately upon full clearance of payment to seller's Bank.

INTERNATIONAL BIDDERS are welcome, ut MUST adhere to the Payment Details above and also make all arrangements for pick-up and importation of the vehicle into the Buyer's country.
ABOUT ME: I am an avid car enthusiast. After retiring from 30 years of sales and marketing in a Global 100 company, formed Murphy Endeavors, LC and began buying and selling classic cars as a collector and for friends and clients. This classic Mercedes belongs to a friend and fellow classic car enthusiast.

Please note that I have had 2,594 eBay transactions with happy folks and have sold classic cars to eBay customers in Brazil, weden, witzerland, rance, ermany, ustralia, ussia, anada, apan, nd throughout the United States.
IMPORTANT FINAL REMARKS, ONDITIONS OF SALE, nd VIN NUMBER DETAILS...the Buyer will receive a Notarized Bill of Sale and Georgia Registration document. IMPORTANT NOTE: The state of Georgia does not require vehicles of model year 1985 or older to be titled - as is the case with this Mercedes. Instead, "Non-Title" registration document is issued - and the registration itself then becomes proof of ownership to the current registration holder.

Though this nicely maintained 1985 Mercedes has been exceptionally well-cared - it remains a 30 year-old automobile. Therefore, his sale is strictly on an as-is and final basis with no warranties or liabilities expressed or implied.

ODOMETER NOTE: the odometer is inoperative, nd stopped at 219,955. The actual mileage is therefore not known. However, he engine (5.6L V8) and transmission in the car came from a low-mileage (80,000 miles) 1988 Mercedes 560SL.

Every effort has been made to present this car completely and accurately to the best of our knowledge and resources, ut errors and oversights are possible. Therefore, re-purchase examination of the vehicle (if desired) is welcomed before the listing's end and can be easily arranged by appointment.

QUESTIONS? Please call Jim Murphy at 706-429-7924 if you have any questions that this description or the pictures at right do not answer for you.
PLEASE BE SURE TO REVIEW ALL THE IMAGES AT RIGHT...as they supplement the description with important information.


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