1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497
Lot 103
1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible
Registration no. BAG 707S Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497
£ 7,000 - 9,000
US$ 9,300 - 12,000

Lot Details
1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497 1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible  Chassis no. 10704322013599 Engine no. 11698422002497
1978 Mercedes-Benz 350SL Automatic Convertible
Registration no. BAG 707S
Chassis no. 10704322013599
Engine no. 11698422002497

Footnotes

  • Although larger than their predecessors, the 350SL convertible and 350SLC coupé retained the overall look of the long-running 230/250/280SL family and were the first of this line to use a V8 engine, the latter's 200bhp more than offsetting the increase in bulk. All-independent suspension ensured superb ride and handling, while four-wheel disc brakes (ventilated at the front) helped restrain the 130mph-plus performance. Luxuriously equipped in the finest Mercedes-Benz tradition, the pair were more sports-tourers than outright sports cars, a fact that did nothing whatsoever to harm sales that totalled in excess of 29,000 units between 1971 and 1980.

    The lady vendor purchased this 350SL convertible earlier in 2014, having wanted one for many years. However, being quite tall, she has found it difficult to make a dignified entry and exit from the vehicle and has decided to dispose of it and return to a taller conveyance more suited to her stature. The car has undergone some restoration work recently, mostly in 2010/2011, as evidenced by receipts and invoices on file. It has benefited from a stainless steel exhaust system and replacement of some panels, followed by a bare metal re-spray in 2011. During the present ownership a new hood has been fitted and the brakes serviced. Accompanying documentation consists of the aforementioned receipts/invoices, valid road fund licence, current V5C and miscellaneous papers. A good example of an increasingly collectible soft-top Mercedes-Benz.
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