1990 Mercedes Benz R129 500SL with Beige Leather (275)
Astral Silver (735) with Beige Leather (275) / 500SL
Early 500 R129 with a great selection of options including; adaptive damping & self-levelling suspension all-round, ASR acceleration skid control (traction), air-conditioning, plus front airbags, heated electric seats and cruise control. A low mileage of just over 30k has nevertheless come with a consensus of quality care, with good history and fantastic overall condition.
Astral Silver paintwork with the two-tone lower ‘Sacco’ panels and orange indicators is such a classic combination that this 500SL still looks a million dollars. In fact, its original purchase price wasn’t that far off! With this level of equipment, the car cost its first owner, a Mr Woodward, £75,850.13p (£240,987 today), we have the confirmation letter from M-B Drayton of Shrewsbury in the history folder to prove it.
Early R129s are flying out of our showroom at the moment and few have the mix of low-mileage, desirable options and performance on offer from this 500SL. The history is good and shows lots of on-going care, despite the car’s use being limited to special occasions. We didn’t even mention the perfectly detailed engine bay… A 500SL in this great order won’t be with us for long.
- Astral Silver (735)
- Beige Leather (275)
- Not Exempt
Report Synopsis: Work identified by our technicians is mostly routine maintenance, making this a totally useable example of the R129VIEW THE REPORT