This well-maintained specimen of the W107 flagship model 500 SL is presented in classic arctic white (MB color code 147) with dark blue leather interior. Perfectly matching, the soft top is also kept in dark blue. The vehicle is equipped with the 5.0 liter V8 engine and produces 180 kW (245 hp). The unwarranted mileage reads 56,100 km, first registration was in 1988.
The comprehensive features’ list not only includes the convenient automatic gearbox, but also cruise control, automatic climate control, rear jump seats, insulating glass, heated seats and the 15-hole alloys.
The condition inside and out is very well maintained for its age. Traces of use such as slight stone chips up front, a scratch on the left wing or the wear on the seat cushion of the driver’s seat make the vehicle only authentic.
It is a Japanese first delivery. The car was re-imported to Germany in 2013 and is ready to be registered.
A design classic in ageless colours.
The top model 500 SL – equipped with the 450 SLC 5.0 known 5.0-liter V8 engine (M 117) – replaced the 450 SL and from the beginning with its 240, later 245 hp (or 223 hp with catalytic converter). This brings the car from 0 to 100 km / h in 7.3 seconds and delivers a top speed of 225 km / h (with catalyst 215 km / h). The production of the R107 series ended in August 1989, more than 18 years after the start of production. It is the longest-built chassis from Mercedes-Benz.
This vehicle sat over time numerous standards with continuous innovations and is now one of the eternal classics among the cars.
A must have for any classic car lover!