Stock number 2053. 1968 G Plate Mercedes-Benz 280 SL 113 Pagoda. FACTORY BUILD DATA. Midnight Blue 904G / Grey leather/ Rear side seat/ Blue soft top. HISTORY FILE. This SL started life in the USA Pennsyvania in 1968 and serviced throughout for many years, The original service Green book, manuals, and brown plastic sleeve wallet are present. The vehicle was shipped to Germany during 2014 for a full nut and bolt concourse restoration which is evidenced by photo’s and various bills and receipts.
At this point the body shell was totally rebuilt and then introduced to a euro look of removing the side repeaters alongside headlights, bumpers etc. Every part of this car was taken care of to a very high standard, including, engine, drive train, Gearbox and suspension. The underneath is powder coated, zinc plated bolts and fully detailed to show standard. The Owner at the time decide to change the colour from Blue 287 to 904 Midnight blue. The Audio system has been upgraded with extra discreet speakers and all keeping the period look.
The child rear facing seat and all interior was finished in the most beautiful condition and in line with 280 SL correct carpets and leather. This 280 SL Pagoda has spent many hours with us in our workshops maintaining the perfect driving machine until perfection was achieved for the owner, to do this the whole injection system was overhauled with new injectors, and injection pump refurbishment. This is if not one of the best driving 280 SL’s we have experienced from cold start to Motorway cruising with confidence. A beautiful Pagoda to own and enjoy if you desire perfection.