1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (R107) #2232 Signal Red with Black

  • Stock Number: 2232
  • Make / Model: Mercedes-Benz / 500SL (R107) with Black Leather
  • Mileage: 93000
  • Paint Colour: Signal Red
  • Interior Colour: Black
  • Year: 1985
  • Price: £39,995

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About This Car

1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (R107)

Signal Red with Black Leather and Black Softop

93,000 miles

Can there be a more iconic colour combination than Signal Red with Black Leather Interior?

Signal Red is the shade that many go to immediately when thinking of an R107. Blame Bobby Ewing, blame the 1980s… but you have to agree it’s a fantastic hue for the shape of the car. Whilst we see many of the later style R107’s in this colour (post 1986 facelift cars), it’s rare to find early cars as good as this one. Being a 1985 car, this 500SL was built just before the major shift to the new style for 1986.

These early cars are really starting to gain in momentum, particularly if they are equipped with the Mexican Hat style alloy wheels. This car ticks all the boxes, and is ready to be used and enjoyed.

Coming from long term ownership, this car has been the property of a customer who has become a friend over recent years. Now looking to downsize his collection, this 500SL is looking for a new owner.

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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Proud Owners

Your classic Mercedes-Benz story starts right here at The SLSHOP, just like it did for these proud owners. Click the images to read each customer story.

Proud Owners: Mark & Rebecca

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