560SL / Soft and Hardtops / Current Owner since 1992 / Extra Clean / Free CARFAX

Price: US $9,999.00 Item location: West Bloomfield, Michigan, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: SL-Class
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1986
  • Mileage: 72,000
  • VIN: WDBBA48D6GA044219
  • Color: Signal Red
  • Engine size: • 5.5 liter 227 hp all-aluminum V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Cruise Control, Power Locks, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: Rear Wheel Drive
  • Interior color: Palomino
  • Safety options: Anti-Lock Brakes, Driver Airbag
  • Options: Leather Seats, CD Player, Convertible
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Want to buy? Contact seller!
Description:

1986 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

1986 Mercedes Benz 560SL Convertible with Hardtop

VIN: WDBBA48D6GA044219

72,000 miles

Current owner/seller since 1992

Highly original

Non-smoking owner, xtra-clean

Always garaged

No rust concerns

Free, lean CARFAX included

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Current Owner/Seller since 1992

· Purchased with 61,000 miles

· Many records since 1992

· Extra Clean, ever smoked in

· All systems and controls work properly

· You can see the free CARFAX here

Standard Equipment

· 5.5 liter 227 hp all-aluminum V8 engine

· 4-speed automatic transmission

· 4-wheel Anti-lock brakes

· Leather seats

· Air-conditioning

· Driver’s airbag

Optional Equipment

· All option codes are present on the body tag and included original Maintenance Booklet568 Signal Red exterior paint

· 274 Palomino Leather interior

· 442 AIRBAG IN STEERING WHEEL

· 461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILEAGE READING AND ENGLISH LETTERING

· 491 U.S. VERSION

· 506 OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR, EFT AND RIGHT, EATED (ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE ON THERIGHT) (L.H.D.)

· 519 BECKER RADIO GRAND PRIX ELECTRONIC CASSETTE – USA (radio has been updated)

· 524 PAINTCOAT PRESERVATION

· 531 RONDELLA TAGLIATA

· 543 SUN VISOR WITH VANITY MIRROR, LLUMINATED, EFT AND RIGHT

· 551 ANTI-THEFT WARNING SYSTEM

· 570 FOLDING ARMREST FRONT STOWAGE BOX FRONT WITH ARMREST

· 581 AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL

· 592 GREEN HEAT-INSULATING GLASS ALL ROUND, EATED REAR WINDOW, AMINATED SAFETY GLASS - TINTED

· 601 OIL FOR REAR AXLE WITH LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL, N CANISTERS AND CONTAINERS

· 639 ELIMINATION OF FIRST-AID BOX AND WARNING TRIANGLE

· 668 662 10 LITERS OF FUEL + 666 10 LITERS OF FUEL AND MODE OF PACKING VE II

· 240 OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR

· 262 ELIMINATION OF REAR END SPOILER

· 740 BLACK SOFT TOP COVER

· 806 CHANGE OF MODEL YEAR. LAST DIGIT SHOWS NEW YEAR

Engine

· 5.5 liter 227 hp all-aluminum V8 engine, 75 ft-lb torque

· Starts, dles, uns, rives and stops as it should

· Gauges show normal coolant temperature and oil pressure at all speeds

· “Economy” gauge shows proper vacuum readings

· No oil consumption, oises or smoking concerns

· No fluid leaks of any kind

4-Speed Automatic Transmission

· 4 speeds with individual gear selection

· Braking mode allows engine braking at low speed

· Transmission shifts smoothly up and down to all gears with no noises

· No leaks

Suspension, rakes, teering

· Rear-wheel drive

· Anti-lock brakes

· Limited-slip rear differential

· Completely original, n-modified

· Much of the factory-applied, ust-preventative Cosmoline wax coating remains on all undercar components

· Four Michelin Rain Force MX4 steel radial tires with plenty of tread remaining

· Painted alloy factory wheels in good condition

· Older Continental Super Contact CV61 spare tire on alloy wheel

· Wheels balanced. No vibration at speed.

· Properly aligned. Does not pull or have uneven tire wear. Steering wheel level when driving straight.

· No leaks of brake fluid, ower steering fluid

· Stops straight, BS operates as it should

· No chassis rust concerns

Body

· Color Code 568 Signal Red exterior paint

· Paint is clean with no fading or water spot damage

· No rust concerns

· Windshield washers and wipers all work

· “European” Bosch halogen headlights

· Fog lights

· All lights, nside and out, ork correctly

· Turn signals self-cancel

· Original windshield and door glass all in very good condition

· Power windows operate properly

· Manual left mirror and power right mirror both adjust correctly and lenses are optically clear

· Automatic heated mirrors

· Rear defroster in hardtop

Hardtop

· Matching Signal Red, riginal hardtop included

· Paint is original, n very good condition

· Headliner is excellent, ith no visible defects or wear

· Glass is perfect

· Seals are good

· Fits as-built

· No wind noise concerns

· No rattles when driving

Convertible Top

· Color Code 740 Black canvas top

· Top fabric was replaced 1999

· Windows have no cracks, re optically very good and minimal wrinkling

· Top is tight and fits well

· Hard cover for folded top operates properly

· Seals are very good

· No wind noise concerns

· No rattles when driving

Interior

· Palomino interior (Color Code 274)

· Minimal wear on leather seats

· Seats adjust easily from all controls

· Aftermarket rear jump seat matches original interior and installs/removes without tools

· Rear seat belts for jump seat

· Original rear carpeted floor also included

· Carpet shows little wear

· Wood trim in good condition

· All seals in good condition

· No squeaks or rattles

Other Features

· Automatic climate control with air conditioning

· A/C blows cold.

· A/C has been converted to readily-available R-134a refrigerant

· Heater heats hot

· Blower fan works properly

· Interstate battery properly installed in complete, riginal case

· Alpine CDA-9884 CD Receiver installed 2008

· ADS 320i component speakers and adjustable crossovers

· ADS Power Plate 120 amplifier

· All audio components operate OK

· Power antenna is straight and operates correctly

· Cruise control works

· Power locks work properly

· Alarm works properly

· All instruments work properly. Clock is accurate

· Speedometer is accurate compared with GPS

· No warning lights on

· Driver’s airbag

Also included:

· Complete set of owner’s manuals in original folder

· All available receipts for maintenance since 1992 are included

· Two original keys

· Clean CARFAX. Click here for a copy

· Full tool kit with all tools in very good condition

· Top installation tool

· Unused jack

· Hard-wired 110V Interstate battery maintainer

“The large print giveth and the small print taketh away”- Tom Waits:

Please remember, his is a used car, hich, s nice as it may be, s not prefect. I strive to deliver accurate descriptions, ut it is possible to miss small deficiencies and will not be held liable for these minor misnomers. This vehicle is sold AS IS/WHERE IS and comes with no warranties from the seller, xpressed or implied, hatsoever.

Known issues:
  • This is a 29-year-old unrestored car, o wear and patina are present
  • Michelin tires are older and should be replaced. They are deliberately left on the car to show even wear and allow buyer to fit tire brand of choice.
  • Spare tire may be 29-year-old original
  • Original mufflers outer cases coming apart. Exhaust is no louder than as-new.
  • Light marks in the paint on most surfaces
  • Right quarter was repainted at some point before current owner received the car. Paint matches, ut repair is visible on close inspection
  • Small dent on left door, n front of mirror
  • Small dent in right quarter panel, n front of gas door
  • Touched-up spot on rear body, n front of deck lid
  • Hardtop bright trim damaged at left fender area
  • Connector for hardtop rear defroster is lost behind interior trim panel, elieved OK
  • Rear defroster operation is unknown
  • Antenna switch has been bypassed so antenna is raised/lowered by radio power
  • Left windshield washer does not spray evenly
  • Car was driven through wet cement or gray paint at some point. Wheel wells, oth rockers and both lower quarters have gray marks on them as shown in photos.
  • Front bumper dented behind license bracket
  • Light scratches on front and rear bumper bright trim
  • Light damage to all four wheels, ostly from wheel weights. Wheels are all genuine Mercedes, traight, alanced and clean.
  • Right rear carpet, ehind driver’s seat, as one round stain 12mm in diameter
  • Light wear of seats and interior trim
  • Trunk carpet has some light stains and punctures
  • Some light scratches and wrinkling of soft top windows
  • Soft top headliner stained from adhesive in few places
  • Weatherstrips are original and show some wear, ut all are pliable and seal properly
Not included:

· NO ADDITIONAL PARTS OR RECORDS NOT SHOWN IN PHOTOS ARE INCLUDED

Pre-purchase inspection is welcomed. Please contact me through “Ask a question” to arrange inspection and for any additional information.

Offered with realistic reserve. There is no “Buy It Now” price.

Auction will not end early. Car will be sold to the highest bidder.

Terms:

Buyer is responsible for vehicle pickup or shipping.

$1000.00 deposit required within 48 hours of auction close.

PayPal accepted for deposit, nly.

Payment methods accepted:

-Wire transfer in US funds.

-Cashier's Check (certified from US or Canadian bank) or money order.

-Cash (in person).

PayPal not accepted for full purchase payment.

Vehicle and title will be released to the buyer only after funds clear. There will be no exceptions.

Bid with confidence! See my overwhelmingly-positive feedback.

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