1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL (R107) #2103 Left Hand Drive

  • Stock Number: 2103
  • Make / Model: Mercedes-Benz / 560SL (R107)
  • Mileage: 59500
  • Paint Colour: Signal Red
  • Interior Colour: Palomino Leather
  • Year: 1987
  • Price: £49,995

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About This Car

1987 Mercedes-Benz R107 560 SL

Signal Red (5680) with Palomino Leather (274) and Black Fabric Soft Top

59,000 miles

An iconic combination of Signal Red and Palomino Leather, coupled with the rear spoiler delete and exceptionally low mileage make this 560SL a mouth watering proposition.

The leather interior in this car is named ‘Palomino’. This nomenclature is derived from horse breeding, meaning a colour of a ‘diluted’ cream over a chestnut base. When combined with Signal Red, the result is a style synonymous with high specification export market cars.

The 560SL was never available in European markets, and in export markets like the USA where fuel is cheap, often these cars covered astronomical miles. This example has covered just 59,000 well cared for miles from new, and boasts European specification headlights.

Specification

1987 Mercedes-Benz R107 560 SL

FIN WDB1070481A071877

VIN WDBBA48D1HA071877

Model Year 1987

Model 560 SL

Engine 117967 12 024647

Transmission 722313 02 967235

Order Number 0 7 705 02105

Order Location UNITED STATES (USA)

Interior LEATHER – PALOMINO (274)

Paint 1 SIGNAL RED (568O)

Paint 2 SIGNAL RED (568O)

Paint 5 74

Approx. Build Date 1987-06

240 OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR
262 ELIMINATION OF REAR END SPOILER
442 AIRBAG IN STEERING WHEEL
461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILES IND. AND ENGLISH LEGEND
491 U.S. VERSION
506 OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR, LEFT AND RIGHT, HEATED (ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE ON THE RIGHT)
519 BECKER RADIO MEXICO GRAND PRIX, ELECTRONIC (USA)
524 PAINTWORK – PRESERVATION
531 AUTOMATIC ANTENNA
543 SUN VISOR WITH VANITY MIRROR, ILLUMINATED, LEFT AND RIGHT
551 ANTI-THEFT/ANTI-BREAK-IN WARNING SYSTEM
570 FOLDING ARMREST, FRONT
581 AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL
592 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE, BAND FILTER
639 ELIMINATION OF FIRST-AID BOX AND WARNING TRIANGLE
740 BLACK SOFT TOP FABRIC 9001
807 CHANGE OF MODEL YEAR, THE LAST FIGURE SHOWING THE NEW MODEL YEAR

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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.

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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.

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