1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107) #2163 Almandine Red with Cream MB Tex
- Stock Number: 2163
- Make / Model: Mercedes-Benz / 300SL (R107) Almandine Red w/ Cream
- Mileage: 66939
- Paint Colour: Almandine Red
- Interior Colour: Cream Beige MB Tex
- Year: 1988
- Price: £47,995
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About This Car
Almandine Red (512) with Cream Beige MB Tex (175) and Black Fabric Soft Top (9000)
Almandine Red is a rare and attractive colour, only available for the final two years of R107 production. When combined with Cream Beige MB Tex, the end result is a luxurious looking car that wears it’s chrome with pride. A majestic combination that has been popular through the decades and remains in demand today.
Equipped with Metallic Paint, Rear Seats, Outside Temperature Gauge and Paint Preservation from the factory, this car would have left the showroom at £33,750, or just over £89,000 in today’s money.
This well cared for car has been looked after for all of it’s life and is accompanied by a significant amount of paperwork.
Accompanying this car:
Document Folder, Service Book, Original Manuals / 15 Service Stamps / 2 Keys
Engine 103982 22 009202
Transmission 722322 03 148451
Order Number 0 8 537 40364
Order Location GREAT BRITAIN
Interior CREAM BEIGE MB-TEX (175)
Paint 1 ALMANDINE RED METALLIC (512O)
Paint 2 ALMANDINE RED METALLIC (512O)
Approx. Build Date 1988-10
238 CITY DRIVE LIGHT FOR GREAT BRITAIN
240 OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR
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
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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.
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