CLASSIC 1968 MERCEDES BENZ W113 250SL 4 SPEED! TWO TOPS CALIFORNIA ROADSTER!
- Make: Mercedes-Benz
- Model: SL-Class
- Type: convertible
- Year: 1968
- Mileage: 112300
- VIN: 113043100307
- Color: tan
- Vehicle Title: Clean Want to buy? Contact seller!
1968 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
Offered for an appreciating new ownerwith NO RESERVEis this classic 1968 Mercedes Benz250SLRoadster!
Finished in light tan over chocolate brown with tan canvas top and dark grey/brown hardtop, thisCALIFORNIA BLACK AND GOLD LICENSE PLATE4 speed manual transmission W113 roadster shows just over 12,300 miles on it's working five-digit odometer with actual miles at a claimed 112,300 actual miles. Having been owned for the last 30+ years by a now 86 year-old San Francisco executive, It sports a great running inline six cylinder engine mated to the factory 4 speed manual transmission with stopping power provided by four wheel disc brakes. It features an older Kenwood cassette stereo, color-keyed wheel covers AND after sitting idle for several years, it just received a major service at a prestigious bay area Benz specialist totaling over $7,000! A few of the highlights include: brake master cylinder, discs, calipers and rotors, battery, gas tank, full tune-up, water pump, complete fluids flush and more! This 52-year vintage Benz is being sold with clean California title, current registration, two keys and offered here with a low reserve, this is a great find for the Benz enthusiast!
THE BODY AND TRIM
The exterior of this 1968250SLis in good99.99% RUST-FREE conditionoverall with a nice overall shine to the paint finish with pitting on the chrome bumpers and trim along with various nicks, scratches and other light cosmetic blemishesOverall this is a nice "driver-quality" classic example ideal for local car shows while it appreciates in value!
As I hope is articulated in the photos, the interior of this classic Benz is inquite good VERY ORIGINAL CONDITIONoverall with working speedometer and odometer, lights, blinkers, heater and gauges.There is some light wear inside this car but overall this is still one quite elegant classic German cockpit!
THE DRIVING EXPERIENCE
This 1968 Mercedes starts easily andRUNS VERY WELLwith good power and willing acceleration, smooth shifting manual transmission, straight secure braking and quite solid rattle-free suspension and steering with nice tracking down the road.Overall this is one very solid and still stately cruiser...especially topless on a warm sunny afternoon!Check out the test drive videos here:https://youtu.be/cDs5traTmrwandhttps://youtu.be/L_IX2v28Foo
THE DETAILS AND $$$$
1.This 1968 BENZ is being sold with clear and clean California title and current registration. It is smog-exempt here in California due to the year [pre-1968. It will be sold "AS IS" "WHERE IS" with no written or verbal warranties expressed or implied. Iinvite and very much welcome prospective buyers to come see, feel, drive, inspect in person.
**There will be no post-sale inspections to determine whether you actually want to purchase this car. So,PLEASEbid thoughtfully!**
2.Bidders with less than six recent feedback score......please contact me prior to bidding or bids will be cancelled immediately. This car is also being advertised in other venues and I reserve the right to end auction at any time at my discretion.
3.I will assist with shipping arrangements[buyer pays costs]. Irecommend Chris at Kelly's Auto Transport at 951-845-6224|
4.Winning bidder pleasecall 650-350-8828 and/or email me thruebaywithin 24 hours of auction close
5.A $500 non-refundable down payment via Paypal w/in2 days of auction close.
6.Balance of purchase due viaCASH in person, bank wire transfer or certified funds within5 days of auction close.
PLEASE DO NOT HESITATE TO PHONE ME, EVAN AT 650-350-8828 TO SCHEDULE IN-PERSON VIEWINGS AND/OR MECHANICAL INSPECTIONS.