Lot 277 - 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL 320 Roadster
|Odometer reading||154,610 miles|
|Result||Sold - £4,480|
- 15 stamps in the service book
- Supplied with a hardtop
Unveiled at the March 1989 Geneva Motor Show, the new Mercedes-Benz R129-series SL range was beautifully engineered. Based around a two-door monocoque bodyshell, its sophisticated, all-round independent suspension (double-wishbone front/five-link rear) was augmented by a host of active and passive safety features including electronic stability control, ventilated ABS disc brakes, adaptive-damping shock absorbers, front airbags and an integral rollover bar that deployed in less than a third of a second if the car ever sensed an impending flip. Suitably cosseting, the convertible's impeccably built cabin was a fully automated power hood and featured such advancements as memory seats, electric windows/mirrors and an adjustable steering column. Yet lurking beneath all the luxury and refinement was a performance orientated sports car
This Mercedes-Benz is finished in Brilliant Silver with grey leather trim and has clearly been a well cared for example given the condition and mileage. With 15 stamps in the service book and a good history folder, this SL 320 appears to have the correct level of investment in running costs spent on her to maintain the car in good order. The car is supplied with V5C registration document together with an MoT test certificate valid until 27th February 2019 with no advisories and a factory hardtop. Offered for sale without reserve, this Mercedes-Benz is an ideal way to enjoy the summer.
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