Lot 169 - 1994 Mercedes-Benz SL600 Roadster
|Odometer reading||57,410 miles|
|Estimate||£15,000 - £18,000|
|Result||Sold - £16,414|
The specification of these splendid cars is always excellent with electric memory seats, heated seats, air conditioning and cruise control. To be expected from such an engine, this car is very responsive to drive and effortlessly travels for mile after mile. The beauty of the SL600 is the versatility; this is a car you can pop to the shops in or use for work on a daily basis.
This example is a Californian car imported from Mercedes Benz of Reno and is showing a mere 57,410 miles on the odometer. Finished in one of the best colour combinations of Emerald Green metallic with cream premium grade leather interior the SL, Being the top of the range SL Mercedes, is offered in the highest of specifications, including the hardtop and 12 point chrome wheels, shod with recently changed tyres. The Mercedes has had just two private owners from new and has lived all its life in California. Purchased by a Mercedes-Benz SL collector in 2002 the car has resided in his collection and has always been garaged and taken care of. Presented in very good condition the paintwork is good and retains a deep shine as does the interior which is offered in excellent order. The V12 engine and gearbox are reported to be in very good condition and the air-conditioning is ice cold. The hydraulic system works as it should and the SL benefits from a spare wheel and an original tool kit in the boot.
Included in the history file are various documents, sundry invoices, the original maintenance, and service wallet with books to match. The service book includes multiple service stamps and clearly shows the car has been maintained well and cherished throughout its life. Also included is a very good car fax report that supports the condition of the car. Supplied with a V5 registration document and a current MoT test certificate. Very rarely do SL600 models come to the open market in this condition with such sensible mileage. They offer incredible value for money especially when considering the £100,000 price tag from new!
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