1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107) #2133 *SOLD* Diamond Blue with Blue Leather

  • Stock Number: 2133
  • Make / Model: Mercedes-Benz / 300SL (R107) with Blue Leather
  • Mileage: 74000
  • Paint Colour: Diamond Blue
  • Interior Colour: Royal Blue Leather
  • Year: 1987
About This Car

1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107)

Diamond Blue Metallic (355) with Royal Blue Leather (272) and Dark Blue Fabric Soft Top (5010)

74,000 miles

Diamond Blue suits the R107 SL admirably, a subtle colour that lets the chrome and brightwork really shine. A metallic hue, it was an expensive optional extra back in 1987, and it’s not the only option that this high specification car enjoys. Leather Seating throughout including Rear Seats, Electrically Adjustable Heated Mirrors, Behr Air Conditioning and Headlamp Wash/Wipe are all desirable options for an R107 SL.

With the metallic paintwork and additional options, the £32,750 retail price of this car jumped to more than £37,000, equivalent to around £98,000 in today’s money.

This beautiful SL has been cared for by just three owners, with every service invoice and MOT certificate from new is present in the file. It has been serviced every year right up until 2019, with the most recent owner being one of the UK’s top QCs. Present with the car is the original PDI and an original purchase invoice, a rare find on any classic car.

Specification

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
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
600 HEADLAMP WIPER/WASHER
613 HEADLAMP LEFT-HAND TRAFFIC
682 FIRE EXTINGUISHER
744 DARK BLUE SOFT TOP FABRIC 5010

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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