<b>1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL</b><br /> VIN. WDBBA48D8KA100623
Lot 74
1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL
Sold for US$ 66,000 inc. premium

Lot Details
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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL
VIN. WDBBA48D8KA100623

5,549cc SOHC V8 Engine
Bosch Fuel Injection
225bhp at 5,200rpm
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Less than 27,000 miles from new
*Extremely original 1980s classic
*Presented in elegant factory livery
*Mercedes-Benz ''the best or nothing''


THE MERCEDES-BENZ 560SL

When Mercedes redesigned its famed SL in 1971, there was a lot of equity behind it – after all, when the incomparable 300SL Coupe and Roadster were built fewer than 20 years before, they set the world on fire. The next-generation 230/250/280SL in 1963 brought Mercedes' sports car down to earth, replacing both the incredible 300SL and four-cylinder 190SL. For the next SL, Mercedes started with the chassis of the mid-size "W114/115" model and added the motors from the large "W116" S-Class. The result was a luxurious V8 Convertible that ended up being the longest passenger car series ever produced by Mercedes to date. Despite its age, the final iteration, the 560SL, remained a prized automotive status symbol and an iconic part of the brand's lineup.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

Completed at the Mercedes-Benz Sindelfingen factory in March of 1989, this exceptional 560SL was delivered new to the U.S. market in April that same year. Generously optioned and equipped with both a soft and hardtop, this 560SL was finished as it appears today, in the classy dark grey metallic over a black interior. The new Mercedes-Benz was first owned by Rochester Hills, Michigan resident.

According to the CARFAX report, the 560SL was in Florida in the early 1990s, before relocating to the Mid-West in 1996 with just over 7,000 miles on the odometer. Later in 1996, a higher figure was recorded, but this was surely a clerical error as mentioned on the report. By 2007, with an odometer reading of just 8,500 miles, the Mercedes-Benz is registered in California, where it has resided since, passing smog controls annually.

Today, this fine Mercedes-Benz presents in extraordinarily original condition with quality finishes throughout, and less 27,000 miles on the odometer. Finished in the very elegant dark grey metallic over a black interior and wooden center console and factory radio installed, this 560SL appears to be as luxurious as one would expect from an 1980's ''star-car''. Many service records can be found in the cars history file, and will attest to devoted maintenance over the years. As such, this highly original, high quality Mercedes-Benz is ideally suited for open top touring with nearly all the power and amenities of a modern car, yet uniquely elegant and stylish in a way only a classic Mercedes-Benz SL could capture.
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