1987 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (R107) #2136 Midnight Blue with Blue Leather

  • Stock Number: 2136
  • Make / Model: Mercedes-Benz / 300SL (R107) with Blue Leather
  • Mileage: 42000
  • Paint Colour: Midnight Blue
  • Interior Colour: Blue Leather 252
  • Year: 1987
  • Price: £44,995

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About This Car

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107)

Midnight Blue (902) with Blue Leather (252) and Blue Fabric Soft Top (5010)

This car boasts very low mileage of just 42,941.

An SL in a dark blue or black colour with luxurious leather interior will always be in demand, but the additional options enjoyed by this car make it truly a special find.

Leather, Orthopaedic Front Seats and Air Conditioning were expensive optional extras in 1987. This car would have left the factory at almost £45,000, or around £117,000 in today’s money.

Also present in the original book pack is the 1987 Mercedes-Benz Price List, showing the factory fitted options for the 300SL. There are pencil marks against the Airbag, Air Conditioning, Heated Front Seats, Leather Seating, Radio Equipment, Leather Seats, Rear Seats, Theft Warning Device and Twin Illuminated Vanity Mirrors…

Although pencil marks in a price list weren’t converted into ink on an order form, as heated seats, air bag and rear seating never made it onto the car. We can only wonder the reasons why!

Coming from long term ownership, this car has been with the current vendor since 2013.

Significant work took place in 2011, detailed in a plastic folder with paperwork dating back to the 1990s. The work was completed to a high standard, with the car presenting superbly. Inside the interior is all new, retrimmed to exacting standards to give the car an ‘as new’ feel.

This lovely SL is accompanied by the original Mercedes-Benz plastic book pack, containing the original sales guides, manuals and service book.

The service book shows a Pre Delivery Inspection stamp on the 13th April 1987, with services at 797 miles, 5,391 miles, 12,995 miles, , 18,022 miles, 23,878 miles, 29,968 miles, 36,760 miles, 40,03 miles, 42,398 miles and 42,696 miles.

A car that has been known to SLSHOP for some time, that starts and drives just as it did back in 1987, with the added bonus of recent work and all new interior trim.

A fine looking car that’s ready to be enjoyed.

Specification

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107)

Factory Specification:

Model 300 SL

Order Number 0 7 537 88783
Order Location GREAT BRITAIN
Interior LEATHER – BEIGE (275)
Paint 1 MIDNIGHT BLUE (904O)
Paint 2 MIDNIGHT BLUE (904O)
Approx. Build Date 1987-03

238 CITY DRIVE LIGHT FOR GREAT BRITAIN
341 ADDITIONAL BLINKER LAMPS
362 RHD VEHICLES AS PER EC REGULATIONS (CONTROL CODE)
406 SINGLE SEAT WITH ORTHOPAEDIC FRONT SEAT BACKREST, LEFT AND RIGHT
461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILES IND. AND ENGLISH LEGEND
507 OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR, LEFT AND RIGHT, HEATED (ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE ON THE RIGHT)
524 PAINTWORK – PRESERVATION
543 SUN VISOR WITH VANITY MIRROR, ILLUMINATED, LEFT AND RIGHT
551 ANTI-THEFT/ANTI-BREAK-IN WARNING SYSTEM
585 BEHR AIR CONDITIONER AND ELECTRIC WINDOW LIFTERS (FRONT DOORS)
592 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE, BAND FILTER
613 HEADLAMP LEFT-HAND TRAFFIC
682 FIRE EXTINGUISHER
744 DARK BLUE SOFT TOP FABRIC 5010

Why Choose SLSHOP?

Is it our unrivalled experience with three generations of SL? Is it our attention to detail, our award winning quality? Is it our selection of hand picked, superb cars for sale? Is it the family feel, the friendly faces and consistency of our work? Most people say it’s all of these things.

A classic car offers a world of opportunities – it is an invitation to explore the open road and share life-affirming experiences with like-minded individuals.

Where will your Mercedes-Benz take you?

Bulkhead Corrosion

Although the R107 is renowned for build quality, there is one chink in the armour - the bulkhead. Many cars that present well from the outside are hiding internal rust. Water from outside the car should drain out through specially designed channels, but over time, these become blocked forcing water inside the car. Once water has breached the blower motor cover in front of the windscreen, it slowly wreaks havoc from inside out. This delicate area did not have rust protection from the factory, and as the metal deteriorates it the water ingress can lead to faulty electrics, damp carpets and musty smells inside the cabin.

All our cars come with a 36 month bulkhead warranty.

SLSHOP Unique 2 & 3 year warranty

At the SLSHOP, not only do we know what an SL is capable of but we believe in the cars we sell.

We want our customers to have the confidence to get out and use these iconic classics, to enjoy them for trips at home and abroad.

That’s why we offer a 2 year ‘no quibble’ mechanical warranty with each car sold, as well as a 3 year bulkhead warranty.

Next Steps: Experience

We believe in the capabilities of these classic cars, and want our customers to get out and use them. Welcome to Experience from The SLSHOP, aimed at helping you get more out of your classic Mercedes-Benz. We offer a number of trips, tours and events in the UK and abroad. See you there!

Next Steps: 24hr Test Drive

Tempted by an R107 SL but not sure if it’s for you? Fancy trying a weekend at the wheel before you dive in? We offer a 24hr test drive through our hire business. Hire a classic Mercedes-Benz for a day or longer, and if you subsequently buy a car from our showroom, we will refund the entire hire fee. What are you waiting for?

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