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1989 Mercedes-Benz R107 420 SL #2276

Black with Black Leather / 420 SL

£59,995

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1989 Mercedes-Benz 420SL (R107) #2276 Rare Triple Black

Overview of this Mercedes-Benz

1989 Mercedes-Benz 420SL (R107)

Black (040) with Anthracite Leather (271) and Black Fabric Soft Top (9001)

32,500 Miles

(more photos of the car are available than are shown on the website. Please email Bruce for the full photo suite)

The Mercedes-Benz 420SL was introduced in 1986, available in the R107 SL range until the end of production in 1989. The 420SL replaced the 380SL, which superceded the 350SL in 1976. You can read about this history of this engine in this article.

Compared to the 300SL and 500SL, the 420SL is a rarity. With just over 2,000 built, it was dwarfed in quantity by some 13,500 examples of the 300SLs and almost 20,000 500SLs.

Built in May of 1989 and registered on a ‘G’, this 420SL has been well cared for all of its life. It now shows just over 32,500 miles, and might well be the only 420SL in existence that’s finished in Triple Black – Black paintwork, black leather and a black soft top. A smart colour combination that gives the R107 SL an imposing look on the road. The leather interior with rear seating would have been a cost option, adding some £2,500 to the list price of £41,700, or more than £112,000 in today’s money.

An almost complete MOT history accompanies the car, missing only certificates from 1993, 2007 and 2017. The service book is stamped and up to date, contained within the original manufacturer plastic wallet with the original book packs and service manuals. Three keys accompany the vehicle, completing the picture of a superbly well cared for car of the highest calibre.

Here is an exceptional car, rare being a 420SL and rare being an R107 in black, beautifully presented and a sure fire hit at any classic car show. Ready to be used, enjoyed, adored and admired. A lovely car to behold.

Condition:

This Mercedes-Benz has been hand-picked by SLSHOP’s sales team due to its high calibre status. Every inch of this vehicle’s exterior, interior and mechanicals have been inspected by SLSHOP’s workshops to ensure the vehicle meets our world leading standards. While every effort has been made to offer pristine vehicles, there will be some age-related marks, unless otherwise stated.

History:

We advise interested parties to join us for a coffee to peruse the documentation accompanying this vehicle. There are servicing records and invoices, MOT and tax records dating back many years and as such must be viewed in person.

Optional Extras:

238 CITY DRIVE LIGHT FOR GREAT BRITAIN 256 REAR AXLE WITH LIMITED-SLIP DIFFERENTIAL 341 ADDITIONAL BLINKER LAMPS 362 RHD VEHICLES AS PER EC REGULATIONS (CONTROL CODE) 461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILES IND. AND ENGLISH LEGEND 524 PAINTWORK - PRESERVATION 583 ELECTRIC WINDOW LIFTERS (FRONT DOORS) 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 740 BLACK SOFT TOP FABRIC 9001

£59,995

About The Mercedes-Benz

  • 32
  • 1989
  • Automatic
  • Black
  • Black Leather
  • Petrol

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