1988 Mercedes-Benz R107 420 SL #2324

Nautic Blue with Beige Leather / 420 SL

£55,995

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Overview of this Mercedes-Benz

Nautical Blue Metallic (929) with Beige Leather (275) and
Nautical Blue Metallic (929) Hardtop with Dark Blue Fabric Soft Top (744)

65,000 miles

The Mercedes-Benz 420SL arrived in 1986, introduced for the last three years of R107 SL production. This 4.2 litre naturally aspirated V8 engine replaced the 3.8 litre 380SL, offered alongside the larger 5.0 litre V8 and six-cylinder 3.0 300SL until 1989. Although tens of thousands of 300SL and 500SL examples were produced, 420SL production numbered just 2,148, making it the most elusive of all R107 SL models.

Over on our Journal we have put together a comprehensive rundown on the 420SL engine, including further details on why this engine is such a great choice for the prospective R107 buyer. You can read that here.

This particular car first arrived at SLSHOP back in 2012, undergoing preparation for sale before we sold it to the current owner in the early days of our business. Having been enjoyed for the last few years, it is now time to find a new home for this lovely V8 SL.

We don’t need to wax lyrical about how Nautical Blue with Beige Leather is the perfect colour combination for a late model R107 SL, after a browse through the photographs we’re sure you will agree.

A lovely car with a great history, an ex SLSHOP car that’s ready for a new adventure.

Condition:

This Mercedes-Benz has been hand-picked by SLSHOP’s sales team due to its high calibre status. Every inch of this vehicle’s exterior, interior and mechanicals have been inspected by SLSHOP’s workshops to ensure the vehicle meets our world leading standards. While every effort has been made to offer pristine vehicles, there will be some age-related marks, unless otherwise stated.

History:

Pre Delivery 26th June 1986 Normand (Mayfair) Park Lane
876 miles 5th June 1987 Normand (Mayfair) Park Lane
5,849 miles 26th January 1988 Normand (Mayfair) Park Lane
12,856 miles 10th November 1988 Normand (Mayfair) Park Lane
19,451 miles 5th October 1989 Normand (Mayfair) Park Lane
26,512 miles 7th February 1991 Mercedes-Benz Woking
35,201 miles 24th April 1992 Mercedes-Benz Woking
40,137 miles 14th July 1994 Premier Service Station, Surrey
49,571 miles 4th March 1999 John Griffiths Mercedes-Benz
53,246 miles 6th April 2001 John Griffiths Mercedes-Benz
56,844 miles 31st July 2003 Silver Arrows Automobiles
58,502 miles 10th August 2004 Steve Redfearn Mercedes-Benz
59,105 miles 11th July 2005 Steve Redfearn Mercedes-Benz
60,550 miles 25th April 2007 Hunt & Ken Ltd, London
61,635 miels 17th March 2012 Mel Hudson Motor Repairs
62,034 miles 9th April 2015 SLSHOP
62,852 miles 27th May 2016 Lovers Leap Garage, Derbyshire
65,274 miles 24th April 2018 Lovers Leap Garage, Derbyshire
 

Optional Extras:

240 OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR 256 REAR AXLE WITH LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL 341 ADDITIONAL BLINKER LAMPS 461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILES IND. AND ENGLISH LEGEND 481 UNDERSHIELDS 507 OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR, LEFT AND RIGHT, HEATED (ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE ON THE RIGHT) 543 SUN VISOR WITH VANITY MIRROR, ILLUMINATED, LEFT AND RIGHT 565 REAR SEATS USED ON SL MODELS 585 BEHR AIR CONDITIONER AND ELECTRIC WINDOW LIFTERS (FRONT DOORS) 592 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE, BAND FILTER 603 HEADLAMP WIPER UNIT AND OIL FOR REAR AXLE WITH LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL, IN CANISTERS AND CONTAINERS 613 HEADLAMP LEFT-HAND TRAFFIC 682 FIRE EXTINGUISHER 744 DARK BLUE SOFT TOP FABRIC 5010 873 SEAT HEATER FOR LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT SEATS

£55,995

About The Mercedes-Benz

  • 65996
  • 1988
  • Automatic
  • Nautic Blue
  • Beige Leather
  • Petrol

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