Mercedes-Benz - 450 SLC (R107) - 1974

Description
Mercedes-Benz - 450 SLC (R107) - 1974
Can be picked up in: Italy - with American registration - 184000 mi - 2 - Very good condition, minimal signs of wear and tear

This Mercedes SL 450, a 1970s icon, comes from sunny California, has an original title and has already been cleared in the Netherlands so it is ready for registration in any of the European countries as that import duties have already been paid.

In 2016 it was imported to Italy, where an expensive restoration began to make the vehicle safe and efficient again, further increasing its value.


MAIN TECHNICAL WORKS:
- Transmission joint replacement and transmission overhaul
- Automatic gearbox overhaul
- All injectors replaced with original BOSH ones
- Belts replacement
- Engine oil and transmission oil change
- Coolant discharge system repair
- Fuel piping replacement
- Brake hoses and oil replacement
- New soft top
- Soft top and hard top gaskets replacement

Verifiable mechanical expenses exceeding €6,000.

Mechanically the car is now in order, it starts immediately and drives well. Further relevant works are not expected. The mileage is relatively low for a 4500 cc V8, but the odometer needs to be repaired because it doesn't work.


The car has been fully serviced and repainted in a beautiful red. The original colour was gold.

The folding hood was replaced with a new one, the dashboard was repaired in some visible spots where it showed cracks. The mats are in good condition but the new owner might decide to replace them. The interior is in good condition.

There are no traces of rust, the bottom is healthy like everything else. The chrome is in excellent condition, as shown in the pictures. The rims may need to be painted because they lost the original shine.

The car also comes with a CRS (Italian Certificate of Historical Significance) and member of the ASI (Italian Historical Automotoclub), so you can take advantage of discounts for vintage cars and is ready to be registered even in Italy.

The car is in excellent condition and will give you great satisfaction. It won't go unnoticed!

Finally, it is an excellent investment for the future, the convertible model R107 is rapidly reaching the quotations of the Pagoda.

Lot details
Brand
Mercedes-Benz
Model Type
450 SLC (R107)
Year
1974
Located in
Italy
Body style
Cabriolet / convertible
Mileage
184000 mi
Registration papers
with American registration
Condition
2 - Very good condition: minimal signs of wear
Transmission
Automatic
Fuel
Petrol
Colour
Red
Horse Power
225
Cubic capacity
4520
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