Mercedes-Benz - 450SL Roadster (Cabriolet) - NO RESERVE - 1972

Description
Mercedes-Benz - 450SL Roadster (Cabriolet) - NO RESERVE - 1972
Can be picked up in: Netherlands - with American registration - 126444 mi - 5 - In need of restoration (barn find)

Do not miss this opportunity and become the new owner of this timeless classic Mercedes convertible! This is a NO RESERVE auction.

The R107 replaced the W113 (Pagoda) in 1971 and was succeeded by the W126C in 1981 for the coupe models (SLC) and by the R129 in 1989 for the convertible models (SL). The 'early' R107 models with smaller bumpers are certainly becoming rarer and more popular.

What makes this Mercedes very popular is the production date. The car is namely one of the first R 107.044 models: number 2449. Produced in Jan. 1972.

VIN DECODER:

10704412002449

107 = Model R107
044 = Submodel 450SL
1 = LHD
2 = Automatic transmission
0002449 = production number

It is rare that an 'early production R 107.044' Mercedes is offered.

This Mercedes has to be restored to your own liking. The car starts and runs but produces white smoke. The car must therefore have a complete technical inspection before it can be driven. Furthermore, there is welding at the bottom, as can be seen in the photos, and the car needs to be addressed optically.

These Mercedes convertibles are starting to follow the prices of the Pagoda, especially the 'early R107 models' like this one. So don't wait too long.

Hereby the information pertaining to the car:

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 450SL Roadster (Convertible) + Soft Top
Year of manufacture: January 1972
Colour: Red
Engine and power: 4,500 CC V8 (M117) (Matching numbers)
Fuel: Petrol
Transmission: Automatic
Odometer reading: 126,444 miles
Number of keys: 1
Margin: Yes (already imported to the Netherlands, VAT and import duties paid in full)
Documents / registration: USA title and Dutch import document
Chassis number: 10704412002449

OPTIONS:
- Blaupunkt radio/cassette player
- Leather interior
- Central armrest
- Front fog lights
- Foldable soft top
- Original Mercedes-Benz rims
- Power brakes
- Power steering
- Chrome-plated bumpers
- Chrome-plated mirrors
- Complete spare wheel


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.

Lot details
Brand
Mercedes-Benz
Model Type
450SL Roadster (Cabriolet) - NO RESERVE
Year
1972
Located in
Netherlands
Body style
Cabriolet / convertible
Mileage
126444 mi
Registration papers
with American registration
Condition
5 - In need of restoration (barn find)
Transmission
Automatic
Fuel
Petrol
Colour
Red
Horse Power
180
Cubic capacity
4520
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