<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475

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Lot 7
1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

Sold for US$ 84,000 inc. premium
1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL
Chassis no. 113044-12-009475

2,778cc SOHC Inline 6-Cylinder Engine
Bosch Mechanical Fuel Injection
160bhp at 5,700rpm
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Lovely example of the well-built and fully evolved Pagoda
*Beautifully restored with over $90,000 in receipts
*Rare and stylish white over dark green upholstery
*Offered with copy of original buildsheet


THE MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL

In the spring of 1963, Mercedes-Benz debuted an all-new roadster to replace the 190SL and 300SL—the 230SL. The "Pagoda" was a stunning Paul Bracq designed two-seat convertible that followed Mercedes' new design language, featuring crisp lines and upright headlights. The nickname "Pagoda" was quickly adopted thanks to the slightly concave roof on the optional removable hardtop that resembled a pagoda roof. Although controversial at its introduction, these SLs are now considered a masterpiece of design. In 1967, Mercedes-Benz introduced the third and final iteration of the "Pagoda," the 280SL, and it then became apparent that some cars do not change, they just get better.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

This lovely 280SL is finished in its original color scheme of White over Green leather with a Dark Green soft top and Green hardtop, as detailed by the copy of the Mercedes-Benz datacard on file. Reported to be in the care of a single owner until 1982, the car was acquired by the consignor as a disassembled project in 2007. At some time prior to the current ownership, the original engine was removed and a factory replacement block with no number stamping was put in its place.

The recipient of a thorough restoration by W113 specialists Beverly Hills Motors in Houston, Texas, the car was completed in 2018 with receipts totaling over $92,000. The drivetrain, suspension, brakes, and transmission were all rebuilt while the interior was redone with new cushions, hides, and more. The hardtop was restored while the soft top was complete refinished with all-new everything. Even the Frigiking air conditioning, gauges, and Becker Europa II radio received ample love and care. It goes without saying that the bottom was made to look as good as the top.

Sumptuously detailed, the unique and elegant color scheme of the car really stands out. Showing under 80,000 miles, this is understood by the seller to be mileage from new. Offered with receipts and records in addition to the datacard and both tops, this stylish 280SL is perfect for whatever cruising you have in your future!
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<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
<b>1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL</b><br />Chassis no. 113044-12-009475
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