1993 MERCEDES-BENZ 500 SEL | #1911

  • Stock Number: 1911
  • Make / Model: MERCEDES-BENZ / 500 SEL
  • Mileage: 38000
  • Paint Colour: Anthracite Grey
  • Interior Colour: Mushroom Leather
  • Year: 1993
Description

Mercedes-Benz 500 SEL|1993 W140.

38000 miles. ONE OWNER. Anthracite Grey 172 with 275 Mushroom Leather interior.

A very unique Mercedes-Benz Motor car. The purist of the brand will fully appreciate this is one of the best Built S class series of its time and once voted the best car in the World. Once you have driven one of these vehicles you can fully understand why. This example came to us as a One Owner vehicle in immaculate condition, a garage queen is exactly what this is, exercised correctly and maintained throughout the supplying Mercedes-Benz dealership Lancaster Europe Limited in Sheffield until the year 2000. It then continued with high end specialist in Pontefract until 2009, the vehicle was then Sorned and then continued with the same garage until 2016. At that point The SL Shop fully serviced and used the vehicle for our own personal use. The specification carries all the treats this cars offered. Fully electric seats with lumbar support, sunroof, Air conditioning, cruise control, electric windows front and rear, and the fully operational soft door close system including the boot. The original Radio is fully functional, mounted with original Eight Hole wheels to maintain its original look. Tool kit, jack, First Aid kit, triangle all present The orange indicator lenses are the early pure W140 cars that are not easy to locate.

Car History

The cars is offered with original leather wallet, service book, manuals, and the special supplying Black spare key box three metal keys and two plastic remote, the dealer supplied instruction cassette is mounted in the glove box to inform the new owner of in audio format on how to use all the controls a nice touch, something not seen on a new S Class of today. The colour combination is well suited to this car which gives of quality and never ages the vehicle. This is a Vehicle to be now enjoyed at entering in shows to display its condition or drive across the continent in Style.

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.

Proud Owners

Your classic Mercedes-Benz story starts right here at The SLSHOP, just like it did for these proud owners. Click the images to read each customer story.

Proud Owners: Mark & Rebecca

Proud Owners: Mark & Rebecca
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Proud Owners: Lee Downing

Proud Owners: Lee Downing
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Proud Owners: Lee Crease

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Proud Owners: Jonathan Buckingham

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