Lot 260 - 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC

Lot 260 - 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC

Lot 260 - 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC

Lot Number 260
Registration GHL 175V
Chassis Number 10702422029042
Engine Number 11798522049165
Odometer reading 66,288 miles
Estimate £8,000 - £10,000

The R 107 and C 107 took the chassis components of the mid size Mercedes-Benz W 114 model and mated them to the larger engines from the W 116 S-Class. The SL version was a two-seat roadster with standard soft and hardtop with optional folding seats for the rear bench. The SLC (C107) derivative was a two-door hardtop coupé with normal rear seats. The SLC is commonly referred to as an 'SL coupé', but in reality it was an S-class coupé replacing the former saloon-based 280/300 SE coupé in the Mercedes-Benz line-up. The SLC was replaced earlier than the SL, in 1981, with a much larger model, the 380 SEC based on the new S class. Sales in North America began in 1972, with the name 350 SL, but with a larger 4.5 litre, V8 engine and was renamed 450 SL/SLC. 

This Mercedes-Benz is in super condition and has been very well cared for. The SLC is a car that drives exceedingly well and the 4520cc V8 engine is silky smooth in operation. The silver paintwork has a good finish and the blue leather trim is virtually unmarked.

This car is supplied with a V5C registration document and a current MoT certificate together with some service history. The value of 107 shape Mercedes-Benz has strengthened considerably in recent years and the SLC is being recognised for the outstanding car that it is. 

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each lot prior to the sale. Buyers are advised to inspect the car in person or use a professional to carry out this service.

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