Mercedes-Benz R107 SL – What did it cost new?

As a reference guide, here are the official prices of the Mercedes-Benz R107 SL as quoted back in 1989.

For a list of original equipment, click here.

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

Price Then £32,750.00 / Equivalent Price Now £86,390.11**

1989 Mercedes-Benz 420 SL

Price Then £37,950.00 / Equivalent Price Now £100,107.01**

1989 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL

Price Then £41,700.00 / Equivalent Price Now £109,999.01**

Factory Options:

◯ Additional Cost Option ◉ Standard Fitment

Option DetailR107 300SLR107 420SLR107 500SLPrice 1989*Price 2019**
Airbag £1,227.15£3,237.06
Air Con. £1,943.93£5,127.83
Cruise Con. £298.47£787.32
Headlamp Wash / Wipe £309.13£815.44
Seat Heaters £354.87£936.10
Leather Seats £851.53£2,246.22
Met. Paint £583.44£1,539.04
Orthopaedic Front Seat Backrest £65.95£173.97
Outside Air Temp Gauge £105.41£278.06
Rear Seats (Cloth or MB Tex) £411.14£1,084.53
Rear Seats (Leather) £655.73£1,729.73
Sump Shield £91.00£240.05
Theft Warning Device £496.80£1,310.49
Tow Bar – fixed £340.24£897.51

◯ Additional Cost Option ◉ Standard Fitment

*As per 1989 Dealer Price Guide **Figure adjusted for inflation using this calculator

**Figure adjusted for inflation using this calculator