Do not miss this opportunity and become the new owner of this timeless Mercedes convertible! This is a NO RESERVE auction.
Only 14,770 units were produced of this magnificent Mercedes convertible in 1987. The R107 replaced the W113 (Pagode) in 1971, it was succeeded in 1981 by the W126C for coupe models (SLC), and in 1989 by the R129 for convertible models (SL). Some changes regarding the engine were already implemented in 1976; the electronic (Bosch D-jetronic) was replaced by the mechanical (Bosch KA-jetronic) fuel injection in all models. In comparison with other engines on the American market, the Mercedes models were always poorly motorised. This is why Mercedes introduced the 560SL (BM107.048) in 1983. The 5.6-litre V8 engine (M117E52) produced 227 HP (4750 rpm) and 366 Nm (4000 rpm). This 560 model was only available for the US market.
This Mercedes is in an original condition (engine and transmission are both original). The car starts immediately, shifts through all gears and idles nicely. The interior is original and is still in a neat condition (with the exception of a repaired piece on the driver's seat, see photo). What makes this Mercedes special is that the original FIRST AID kit, toolkit and even the original Becker radio are present.
Furthermore, the car is still relatively good in the Anthracite Grey Metallic paint (Paint code 172) (however, the paint has some very small signs of wear that can be expected given the age). The engine compartment looks fresh and well-maintained and the hardtop is in a neat condition.
These Mercedes convertibles are starting to follow the prices of the Pagoda, especially the 560SL is very sought after, so don’t miss this chance and become the new owner of this timeless classic Mercedes convertible!
Hereby the information pertaining to the car:
Model: 560SL Roadster (convertible) + soft top & hardtop
Year of manufacture: 1987
Colour: Anthracite Grey Metallic (Paint code 172)
Engine and power: 5549 cc 338.4 ci V8 (M117) 230 HP (top 230 km/h 7.7 sec 0-100); (matching numbers)
Transmission: automatic (matching numbers)
Odometer reading: 112,792 miles
Number of keys: 2
Margin: Yes (already imported to the Netherlands, VAT and import duties are paid in full)
Documents / registration: USA title and European import document
- Removable hardtop
- Becker radio/cassette player
- Central locking
- Cruise control
- Power windows
- Leather interior
- Leather steering wheel
- Central armrest
- Front fog lights
- Foldable soft top
- Original booklets included
- -Original tool kit included
- Original first-aid kit included
- Power brakes
- Power steering
- Chrome-plated bumpers
- Chrome-plated mirrors
- Complete spare wheel (matching)
- Driver's seat is repaired, but visibly damaged (see photo)
- Small tear in soft top (see photo)
The car can be viewed and picked up in Schiedam, the Netherlands. All technical inspections, test drives and viewings are possible prior to placing a bid. You may contact the auctioneer in case you have any questions.
- Model Type
- 560SL Roadster (Cabriolet) - NO RESERVE
- Located in
- Body style
- Cabriolet / convertible
- 112792 mi
- Registration papers
- with American registration
- 3 - Good condition: visible signs of wear and general aging
- Anthracite Gray Metallic (paint code 172)
- Horse Power
- Cubic capacity