1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107) #2137 Black with Grey Leather

  • Stock Number: 2137
  • Make / Model: MERCEDES-BENZ / 300SL (R107)
  • Mileage: 76632
  • Paint Colour: Black
  • Interior Colour: Grey Leather
  • Year: 1989
  • Price: £42,995

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About This Car

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107)

Black (040) with Grey Leather (278) and Black Fabric Soft Top (9001)

A fine looking 300SL in Black with Grey Leather, a highly desirable colour combination with optional rear seats.

Black is an unusual colour for an R107 SL, not one that we come across every day, more so with a 300SL. We have seen more Black and Blue Black cars in 420SL and 500SL form, making this 300SL a really rather alluring opportunity.

With the polished chrome setting off the black paintwork perfectly, the iconic 1980s shape almost has an air of 1960s dazzle.

Leather and rear seating would have been expensive factory options in 1989, and the first owner also specified the optional paintwork protection package.

This well cared for SL boasts a service book stamped at 6,161 miles, 9,883 miles, 14,316 miles, 25,186 miles, 31,809 miles, 36,195 miles, 42,423 miles, 54,839 miles, 61,107 miles, 65,624 miles and 74,505 miles. Present with the car is the original black leather folder with manufacturers books, along with the radio / stereo guide and details for the alarm and immobiliser. There is a folder of invoices and receipts demonstrating this is a well cared for car.

A superb chance to acquire a very Germanic looking car, a rare six-cylinder example in serious black.

Specification

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107)

FIN WDB1070412A099218

Model 300 SL

Engine 103982 22 009986

Transmission 722322 03 204985

Order Number 0 9 537 48900

Order Location GREAT BRITAIN

Interior LEATHER – GRAY (278)

Paint 1 BLACK (040O)

Paint 2 BLACK (040O)

Approx. Build Date 1989-02

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

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?

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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