1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (R107) LHD #2189 Astral Silver with Black Leather

  • Stock Number: 2189
  • Make / Model: Mercedes-Benz / 500SL (R107) with Black Leather
  • Mileage: 51000
  • Paint Colour: Astral Silver
  • Interior Colour: Black Leather
  • Year: 1986
About This Car

1986 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (R107) LHD

51,000 Miles (81,000km on the odometer)

European LHD Car (Delivered in Germany 1986, in Spain since 1987)

Astral Silver (735) with Anthracite Black Leather (271) and Black Fabric Soft Top (9001)

This huge specification Left Hand Drive 500SL would make the ultimate continent crosser.

Fitted with an enviable options list, the specification of this car includes Heated Front Seats, Rear Seats, Air Bag, Full Becker Mexico Cassette Stereo, Illuminated Mirrors Left and Right, Folding Arm Rest, and of course Air Conditioning. All of these were expensive options on an already expensive car, giving this 1986 R107 SL a price tag significantly north of £118,000 in today’s money.

These options make the car ideally suited to both hot and cold climates. It is rare to find an R107 SL with heated seats, let alone to find one with both heated seats and air conditioning… Clearly the first owner of this car was not financially strained – we don’t often find them with so many options ticked.

Coming from long term ownership, this car has been adored for many years by the official MB Owners Club of Spain Club Secretary. It was supplied new in Germany and imported to Spain in 1987 when it was just one year old. Being a warm climate car has many advantages, although often cars from hotter countries show wear and tear on the interior, but that is not so with this example. Inside and outside the car presents superbly, testament to many years of careful ownership.

Specification

256 REAR AXLE WITH LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL

442 AIRBAG IN STEERING WHEEL

506 OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR, LEFT AND RIGHT, HEATED (ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE ON THE RIGHT)

510 BECKER RADIO MEXICO CASSETTE FULL STEREO, ELECTRONIC, KURIER LM/MW/SW/USW

531 AUTOMATIC ANTENNA

543 SUN VISOR WITH VANITY MIRROR, ILLUMINATED, LEFT AND RIGHT

570 FOLDING ARMREST, FRONT

580 AIR CONDITIONER

590 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE (LAMINATED GLASS)

600 HEADLAMP WIPER/WASHER

682 FIRE EXTINGUISHER

740 BLACK SOFT TOP FABRIC 9001

873 SEAT HEATER FOR LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT SEATS

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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