To be OFFERED AT AUCTION at Auctions America’s Santa Monica event, June 25-26, 2016.
Chassis No. 280SL013924
Estimate: $ 85,000 - $100,000 US
This 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL is presented with wonderful burgundy paintwork over a cognac leather interior. The interior is stated to have new leather if the highest quality. The wood trim and console box have also been restored. Under the bonnet is a 2.8-liter engine that is paired with the extremely coveted four-speed manual transmission. The car comes with the original books with pouch, tool roll, hard top and over 30 years over service records.
The current owner has owned this classic German-built car for over 30 years as the second owner. The first owner of the car is reported to be Cheryl Ladd of the hit TV show Charlies Angels. The original buck tag showing that the car was made for her and her husband comes with the car.
The car is stated as “mechanically perfect.” It has been serviced personally by Tony Martin, owner of Pacific Motors, for the last 30 years of the cars life. 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Roadster