Lot 295 - 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

Lot 295 - 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

Lot 295 - 1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

Lot Number 295
Registration C873 JAF
Chassis Number WDB1070462A039505
Engine Number 11796422001615
Odometer reading 136,313 miles
Estimate £14,000 - £16,000
Result Sold - £14,840

The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class has been manufactured since 1954. The designation SL derives from the German 'Sport Leicht' or 'Sport Light' and was first applied to the 300SL 'Gullwing,' named after the upward-opening doors. The term SL-Class refers to the marketing variations of the vehicle, including the numerous engine configurations spanning five design generations. The Mercedes-Benz R107 and C107 cars were produced from 1971 through to 1989, being the second longest single series ever produced by Mercedes-Benz after the G-Class. The R107 took the chassis components of the mid-size W114 model and mated them to the larger engines from the S-Class (W116) and has become a benchmark of quality throughout the years.

This example is presented in blue metallic with beige leather interior and comes with its factory hardtop. It comes with its maintenance booklet, invoices for services and repairs from May 2020 and April 2021 and has a current MoT test certificate which expires in April 2022. Presented in one of the best colour combinations and priced reasonably, this popular and sought after model is still the one to have!

Interested parties should satisfy themselves as to the description and condition of each lot prior to the sale. Accordingly, buyers are on notice that each vehicle is offered ‘as is/as seen’ subject to the Terms and Conditions for the auction. Buyers are advised to inspect the vehicle in person or use a professional to carry out this service. Historics will not entertain disputes over descriptions.

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