1987 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (R107) #2136
- Stock Number: 2136
- Make / Model: MERCEDES-BENZ / 300SL (R107)
- Mileage: 42000
- Paint Colour: Midnight Blue
- Interior Colour: Blue Leather 252
- Year: 1987
- Price: £44,995
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About This Car
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107)
Midnight Blue (902) with Blue Leather (252) and Blue Fabric Soft Top (5010)
A highly desirable Midnight Blue R107 SL complete with 3.0 litre straight six engine and some rare options, including orthopaedic front seats and air conditioning.
This car boasts very low mileage of just 42,941.
With the orthopaedic front seats, air conditioning and anti-theft device, this car would have left the factory at almost £45,000, or around £117,000 in today’s money.
An SL in a dark blue or black colour with luxurious leather interior will always be in demand, but the additional options enjoyed by this car make it truly a special find.
Leather, Orthopaedic Front Seats and Air Conditioning were expensive optional extras in 1987. In those days, the options list was shorter than on a modern car – finding an SL with multiple options is actually quite a rare thing, particularly with air conditioning on a UK car. Air conditioning is a must for international touring, therefore cars with this option are always in demand.
1987 Mercedes-Benz 300SL (R107)
Model 300 SL
Order Number 0 7 537 88783
Order Location GREAT BRITAIN
Interior LEATHER – BEIGE (275)
Paint 1 MIDNIGHT BLUE (904O)
Paint 2 MIDNIGHT BLUE (904O)
Approx. Build Date 1987-03
238 CITY DRIVE LIGHT FOR GREAT BRITAIN
341 ADDITIONAL BLINKER LAMPS
362 RHD VEHICLES AS PER EC REGULATIONS (CONTROL CODE)
406 SINGLE SEAT WITH ORTHOPAEDIC FRONT SEAT BACKREST, LEFT AND RIGHT
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
551 ANTI-THEFT/ANTI-BREAK-IN WARNING SYSTEM
585 BEHR AIR CONDITIONER AND 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
744 DARK BLUE SOFT TOP FABRIC 5010
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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.
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