1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (R107) #1946 *SOLD* Astral Silver with Grey Sports Check

  • Stock Number: 1946
  • Make / Model: MERCEDES-BENZ / 500SL (R107)
  • Mileage: 85000
  • Year: 1984
About This Car

This Astral Silver 500SL was supplied new on 30th October 1984 by Dingle Garages of Colywn Bay. The original sales invoice (present with the car) states an on the road price of £25,385.49.

Dingle Garages continued to care for the car for the until August 1986 when it had covered just over 30,000 miles. The service book shows that for the next 9 years this 500SL lived in Surrey, before finding it’s way back to Worcestershire where it has remained ever since.

In all the service book shows 16 stamps from Mercedes-Benz service centres and independent specialists.

This car is complete with the following documentation:

Owners Manual
Maintenance Manual
Tempomat Cruise Control Booklet
UK Passenger Car Service Locations Booklet
Passenger Car Fuel Consumption Tests 1977 A5 Flyer

Service Book Stamps

81,755 – 22.08.13 – Crossroads Service Station
81,640 – 14.03.13 – Oil & Filter – Crossroads Service Station (no stamp, receipt only)
77,505 – no date – Mercedes Benz Service (location illegible)
74,523 – 22.11.97 – Oil & Filter – Mercedes Benz Service, Stirling of Worcester (no stamp, receipt only)
69,371 – 09.11.95 – BJH Motors, Worcester
66,062 – 30.08.94 – SS Motors, Mercedes Benz Specialist
59,771 – 06.10.92 – SS Motors, Mercedes Benz Specialist
56,045 – 18.09.91 – SS Motors, Mercedes Benz Specialist
49,446 – 04.06.90 – SS Motors, Mercedes Benz Specialist
43,317 – 25.01.89 – Mercedes Benz Service, Woking Motors Limited
38,580 – 09.02.87 – Q Motors, Mercedes Benz Specialist
30,849 – 05.08.86 – Dingle Garages, Colwyn Bay
30,391 – 12.04.86 – Dingle Garages, Colwyn Bay
18,423 – 04.12.85 – Dingle Garages, Colwyn Bay
13,844 – 19.08.85 – Dingle Garages, Colwyn Bay
10,692 – 16.04.85 – Dingle Garages, Colwyn Bay
10,153 – No date given – Dingle Garages, Colwyn Bay
PDI Stamp – 25.10.84 – Dingle Garages, Colwyn Bay

Brake Fluid Stamps

71,567 – 12.03.97 – Brake Fluid – Sterlings of Worcester
18,423 – 04.12.85 – Brake Fluid – Dingle Garages, Colwyn Bay

Other Significant Stamps and Documents

83,864 – 27.04.16 – Engine Oil, Filter, WDM Motors, Independent Mercedes-Benz Specialist Birmingham
82,708 – 25.05.15 – Radiator, Water pump, Thermostat, WDM Motors, Independent Mercedes-Benz Specialist Birmingham
82,544 – 25.04.15 – Rocker Cover Gasket, Clean EGR Pipe, Replace All Seals, WDM Motors, Independent Mercedes-Benz Specialist Birmingham
82,379 – 23.09.14 – Gearbox Oil, Filter, WDM Motors, Independent Mercedes-Benz Specialist Birmingham

MOT Mileage:

2016 – 83,655
2015 – 83,207
2014 – 82,415
2013 – 81,784
2012 – 81,614
2011 – 81,418
2010 – 81,131
2009 – (certificate missing)
2008 – 81,034
2007 – 80,042
2006 – 80,738
2005 – 80,522
2004 – 80,125
2003 – 79,450
2001 – 78,589
2000 – 77,774
1999 – 76,329
1998 – 74,898
1997 – 71,575
1996 – 69,613
1995 – 67,685
1994 – 63,922
1993 – 62,347
1992 – 58,024
1991 – 54,574
1990 – 47,527
1989 – 43,582
1988 – 39,528

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

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