2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305
Lot 120
Just two owners and less than 2,700 miles from new
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren
Sold for US$ 209,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305 2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren  Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305
2005 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren

Chassis no. WDDAJ76F45M000305

5,439cc DOHC Supercharged V8 Engine
Multi-Point Fuel Injection
617bhp at 6,500rpm
5-Speed AMG Speedshift R Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes


*Just two owners and less than 2,700 miles from new
*Presented in nearly showroom fresh condition
*Exceptionally powerful and luxurious supercar
*A perfect blend of Mercedes-Benz quality and McLaren/AMG performance
*Offered with CARFAX report, books and service paperwork



THE MERCEDES-BENZ SLR MCLAREN

Introduced in 2003, the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren supercar was created through the collaboration of two legendary automotive powerhouses, Mercedes-Benz and McLaren Automotive. The result was a 617-horsepower, 206 mile-per-hour grand touring coupe that combined Mercedes luxury, AMG performance, and McLaren technology.

SLR, which stands for Sport Leicht Rennsport (Sport Light Racing), recalls the venerable 300SLR racing cars from the 1950s that were driven to victories in the Targa Florio and Mille Miglia by Sir Stirling Moss, along with the iconic 300SL road car. The SLR McLaren pays homage to these cars with its long hood, sweeping roofline, and side exit exhausts, reminiscent of the 300SLR 'Uhlenhaut Coupe'.

From a design standpoint, the SLR McLaren is unmistakably a modern Mercedes-Benz, with its rounded headlights and prominent three-pointed star, however the side vents and dramatic sweeping lines differentiate it from any other Mercedes. Moreover, the dihedral doors are a part of McLaren's DNA, as they were used on the mighty McLaren F1. These doors not only add drama to the car, they open in less space, which is important for a car as wide as the SLR, and recall racing cars from McLaren's past. The nose section is inspired by the nosecone of a Fomula 1 car, referencing the relationship between McLaren and Mercedes as race team and engine supplier. The sense of occasion demonstrated by the doors and the long, sweeping lines carries through to the interior. Inside, there is a pulsing red start button on top of the gearshift lever that initiates the riotous fanfare from the side-exit exhaust.

The SLR McLaren was manufactured at the McLaren Technology Centre in Woking, Surrey, England. It features a carbon fiber and carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) body shell and chassis and an all-aluminum supercharged 5,439cc V8 engine hand-built by AMG. The twin-screw Lysholm-type supercharger provides 16 psi of boost to the M115 powerplant. Mercedes opted for an AMG Speedshift R 5-speed-transmission to drive the rear wheels. It also features brake-by-wire "Sensotronic" carbon ceramic disc brakes, which offer improved fade resistance over steel discs and are assisted by an innovative active aerodynamics airbrake system.

Despite its high-tech construction and Formula 1 inspired technology, the SLR McLaren weighs nearly 4,000 pounds and retains the luxuries of a modern Mercedes-Benz, including climate control, 7-speaker BOSE sound system, multifunction steering wheel, and leather interior. The weight, however, doesn't hinder its ability to perform, being able to achieve 60 miles-per-hour in 3.2 seconds and 100 miles-per-hour in 7.5 seconds.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This exceptionally well-kept example of the powerful SLR McLaren is being offered by its second owner and displays fewer than 2,700 miles since new. It is presented in excellent condition in the stunning combination of black exterior over black leather interior. The car arrived in the US after its construction in the UK and arrived here in January 2005. It was delivered new to Illinois where it lived for its first seven years, before its acquisition by an owner in Texas. This is the 305th SLR McLaren built, and is offered with books and service paperwork along with its CARFAX report, which shows no evidence of any accidents or repair work during its lifetime, though there is a mis-recorded odometer reading during a Texas safety inspection in 2013 that is most obviously a clerical error.

In close to showroom condition, this striking supercar begs to be taken out on the open road and enjoyed. Now out of production, these historically important supercars will remain one of the most iconic, powerful and luxurious cars made in the early 21st century. Here is an excellent opportunity to own an exclusive, usable, extremely low mileage and iconic supercar that will undoubtedly be a future classic.
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