<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398

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Lot 42
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL

Sold for US$ 62,720 inc. premium
1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL
VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956

Engine no. 11796712010398

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

*Exceedingly original example, with just two owners and less than 9,950 miles
*Well-Documented provenance and service History
*Offered with hard top, soft top, books, tools and jack
*Mercedes-Benz ''the best or nothing''


THE MERCEDES-BENZ R107

When Mercedes-Benz redesigned its famed SL in 1971, there was a lot of equity behind it. After all, when the incomparable 300 SL Coupe and Roadster were built fewer than 20 years before, they set the world on fire.
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-Benz to date.

By the late 1980s, the SL had gotten various updates and new engines over the years, yet it was still fundamentally the same car Mercedes-Benz had introduced back in 1972. Despite its age, the final iteration—the 560 SL—remained a prized automotive status symbol and an iconic part of the brand's lineup, until it was finally replaced by the all-new fourth-generation SL in 1990.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This spectacular Mercedes-Benz 560 SL was produced on June 16, 1986 and sold new on August 12th of that same year. Intending to preserve the car and keep it for his planned collection, first owner Joseph Charles Taddeo of Studio City, CA stored the car in a climate-controlled facility, and had it serviced by the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center in Irvine, CA. Unfortunately, due to illness, Taddeo decided he would sell the car in 2009, having only 7,058 original miles at this time. Under the current ownership, the car has been driven sparingly, and has a total of just 9,909 documented miles at the time of cataloging.

This 560 SL, dressed exceptionally well in its original black paint over a nearly flawless original black leather interior, presents almost identically to the day it was delivered new. It still displays many original factory markings and tags. This Mercedes-Benz has all the hallmarks of a car that has been subject to the very best in discerning levels of care from the day it was taken home from the dealership. With just two owners from new, this car comes fully serviced, ready for show or open top cruising. It is accompanied by both hard and soft tops, tools and jack, and an impressive history file documenting the miles, service and maintenance history. A better preserved and more original example will be hard to find anywhere.
Contacts
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
<b>1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL</b><br />VIN. WDBBA48D9GA051956<br />Engine no. 11796712010398
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