1988 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107) #2115
- Stock Number: 2115
- Make / Model: MERCEDES-BENZ / 300SL (R107)
- Mileage: 38000
- Paint Colour: Signal Red
- Interior Colour: 275 Mushroom leather
- Year: 1988
About This Car
1988 Mercedes-Benz R107 300 SL
Signal Red (568O) with Mushroom Leather (275) and Dark Blue Fabric Soft Top (5010)
This 300SL is a top specification, carefully chosen car.
The first owner of this car ticked the boxes for Cruise Control, Air Conditioning and Rear Seats, three hard to find and expensive options that are not often found on six-cylinder cars. The addition of Mushroom Leather would have further added to the list price, making this one of the most expensive 300SLs of 1988.
This Signal Red car also features a Dark Blue Fabric Soft Top, which is an unusual choice. Owners would usually specify a Black soft top with a Signal Red SL, however the Dark Blue is an excellent choice – it gives the car a somewhat royal appearance when the soft top is in place.
1988 Mercedes-Benz R107 300 SL
Model 300 SL
Engine 103982 22 006731
Transmission 722322 02 991026
Order Number 0 7 537 14662
Order Location GREAT BRITAIN
Interior LEATHER – BEIGE (275)
Paint 1 SIGNAL RED (568O)
Paint 2 SIGNAL RED (568O)
Approx. Build Date 1987-09
238 CITY DRIVE LIGHT FOR GREAT BRITAIN
240 OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR
341 ADDITIONAL BLINKER LAMPS
362 RHD VEHICLES AS PER EC REGULATIONS (CONTROL CODE)
406 SINGLE SEAT WITH ORTHOPAEDIC FRONT SEAT BACKREST, LEFT AND RIGHT
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
543 SUN VISOR WITH VANITY MIRROR, ILLUMINATED, LEFT AND RIGHT
565 REAR SEATS USED ON SL MODELS
585 BEHR AIR CONDITIONER AND ELECTRIC WINDOW LIFTERS (FRONT DOORS)
592 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE, BAND FILTER
600 HEADLAMP WIPER/WASHER
613 HEADLAMP LEFT-HAND TRAFFIC
682 FIRE EXTINGUISHER
744 DARK BLUE SOFT TOP FABRIC 5010
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?
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.
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!
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