Lot 260 - 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC
|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.
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