1988 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (R107) #2091
- Stock Number: 2091
- Make / Model: Mercedes-Benz / 500SL (R107)
- Mileage: 85000
- Paint Colour: White
- Interior Colour: Blue Leather
- Year: 1988
- Price: £49,995
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About This Car
1988 Mercedes-Benz R107 500 SL
Arctic White (147U) with Royal Blue Leather (272) and Dark Blue Fabric Soft Top (5010)
White is a wonderful colour for an R107 SL, especially when combined with dark blue leather as we see here. This late model V8 would have been one very expensive car when purchased new, as it boats heated front seats and factory fitted (leather) rear seats. Ticking these two boxes added a significant sum to the list price of the car, making this a very high specification vehicle indeed.
A previous owner has taken the time to create a hand written top sheet detailing all aspects of the car’s service history. The box file that accompanies this car is extensive. After spending time browsing through the documents present with this car it becomes clear that previous owners have loved and cherished it regardless of the cost.
1988 Mercedes-Benz R107 500 SL
Model 500 SL
Order Number 0 8 537 34303
Order Location GREAT BRITAIN
Interior LEATHER ROYAL BLUE (272)
Paint 1 ARCTIC WHITE (147U)
Paint 2 ARCTIC WHITE (147U)
Approx. Build Date 1988-07
238 CITY DRIVE LIGHT FOR GREAT BRITAIN
240 OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR
256 REAR AXLE WITH LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL
341 ADDITIONAL BLINKER LAMPS
362 RHD VEHICLES AS PER EC REGULATIONS (CONTROL CODE)
440 TEMPOMAT (CRUISE CONTROL)
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
580 AIR CONDITIONER
592 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE, BAND FILTER
603 HEADLAMP WIPER UNIT AND OIL FOR REAR AXLE WITH LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL, IN CANISTERS AND CONTAINERS
613 HEADLAMP LEFT-HAND TRAFFIC
682 FIRE EXTINGUISHER
744 DARK BLUE SOFT TOP FABRIC 5010
873 SEAT HEATER FOR LEFT AND RIGHT FRONT SEATS
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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.
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