<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822

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Lot 105
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL

Sold for US$ 36,960 inc. premium
1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL
Chassis no. 10704412065097
Engine no. 117985-12-056822

4,520cc SOHC V8 Engine
Bosch Fuel Injection
225bhp at 5,000rpm
4-Speed Automatic Transmission
4-Wheel Independent Suspension
4-Wheel Disc Brakes

*Fewer than 14,900 miles from new
*Extraordinarily well-preserved inside and out
*Numbers matching survivor
*Preservation award winner at Mercedes-Benz club event
*Comes equipped with factory hardtop


THE MERCEDES-BENZ R107

When Mercedes redesigned its famed 'Pagoda top' 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-running passenger car series ever produced by Mercedes to date, with production through 1989. These high-quality automobiles where built to perfection by the legendary Stuttgart-based manufacturer. The doors closed like a vault door, while the mechanicals were extremely reliable. Today, a true Youngtimer classic, these high-quality motorcars are gaining popularity, and are admired for their iconic lines, strong mechanicals and superior finish.

THE MOTORCAR OFFERED

An exceptionally original and well-preserved 450SL which has covered less than 14,900 miles. This convertible was delivered new by Mervis Motors out of Pittsburgh, PA on August 8th, 1980. The car lived in the same collection up until the end of 2018, when it changed hands for the first time. Finished in an elegant DB473 Champagne Metallic with Chocolate interior, this Mercedes-Benz perfectly suits the era in which it was one of the finest cars on the road.

Quick, comfortable and built to extremely high standards, this fantastic Mercedes-Benz 450SL is equipped with an automatic transmission, air conditioning and a Becker Mexico AM-FM cassette radio. Extremely complete, this R107 comes with its factory first aid kit, original tires, original books, hardtop and factory tool kit. Documentation includes its data card, VM1 and original window sticker. As its testament to the amazing care that this car has seen since new, this 450SL received the Preservation award at the Mercedes-Benz Club Germanfest event in 2019. Extraordinarily well preserved and collector grade, this Mercedes-Benz should offer its next owner many miles of open top motoring enjoyment.
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<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
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<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
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<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
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<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
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<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
<b>1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL</b><br />Chassis no. 10704412065097<br />Engine no. 117985-12-056822
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