1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107) #2198 Signal Red with Beige Leather
- Stock Number: 2198
- Make / Model: Mercedes-Benz / 300SL (R107)
- Mileage: 107000
- Paint Colour: Signal Red
- Interior Colour: Beige Leather
- Year: 1987
About This Car
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107)
As far as the R107 Mercedes-Benz SL goes, Signal Red will never be out of fashion. When combined with beige interior, it is the quintessential colour combination of this wonderful classic car.
This car is not only finished in Signal Red, but has the benefit of Beige Fabric interior, as well as a factory fitted rear seat option. This expensive original option gives an added layer of practicality, useful for small children or very understanding adults. When folded flat, the backrest of the rear seats becomes a handy luggage bay.
With the odometer just nudging 107,000 miles, this car shows all the hallmarks of being well cherished and cared for. Coming with a box of paperwork, there are invoices and paperwork on file dating back to 1993. In more recent years it has been serviced by well known names within the classic car worked, including it’s most recent service which took place at Mercedes-Benz of Winchester. Also present is the original service book, showing 21 stamps, most of which are Mercedes-Benz.
This is a great opportunity to get into a car that can be used and enjoyed without fear of increasing the mileage.
238 CITY DRIVE LIGHT FOR GREAT BRITAIN
341 ADDITIONAL BLINKER LAMPS
362 RHD VEHICLES AS PER EC REGULATIONS (CONTROL CODE)
461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILES IND. AND ENGLISH LEGEND
507 OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR, LEFT AND RIGHT, HEATED (ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE ON THE RIGHT)
524 PAINTWORK – PRESERVATION
565 REAR SEATS USED ON SL MODELS
583 ELECTRIC WINDOW LIFTERS (FRONT DOORS)
592 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE, BAND FILTER
613 HEADLAMP LEFT-HAND TRAFFIC
682 FIRE EXTINGUISHER
740 BLACK SOFT TOP FABRIC 9001
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?
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.
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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