Lot 130 - 1988 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL *WITHDRAWN*
|Odometer reading||95,778 miles|
|Estimate||£19,000 - £24,000|
- From a 19 year ownership
- Excellent condition
DUE TO CIRCUMSTANCES BEYOND OUR CONTROL, THIS LOT HAS BEEN WITHDRAWN FROM THE AUCTION
The Mercedes-Benz R107 SL model was launched in 1971 and continued a tradition of two-door sports tourers from the world famous German manufacturer, which dates back to 1954. The car featured a two-door monocoque bodyshell with independent all-round suspension. The success and popularity of the model is borne out by the 237,287 units that were produced during the cars impressive 18 year build run.
This late example has been in the care of our vendor since 2004 and presents beautifully in Signal Red with a tan leather interior. The car was used very sparingly during their ownership, MoT test certificate records show the car has only covered around 3,000 miles since 2008. Our vendor reports the car was given a very thorough service last year, the bill coming to around £2,000, with very minimal mileage covered since. The car of course comes with its factory hardtop, also in Signal Red, and its Mercedes-Benz tool roll, which appears to be complete. These late galvanised R107’s have been rapidly increasing in popularity in recent years, they’re probably one of the most useable everyday classics on the market and the 300 SL is likely the one to have over the 500 SL, it has plenty of power and far better fuel economy versus its bigger V8 sibling.
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