This classic car is for auction at online auction platform Catawiki. Please click here to place a bid an to find more information about this. Do not miss out on this opportunity and become the new owner of this beautiful and timeless classic Mercedes! This is a NO RESERVE AUCTION. Only 8047 units of this Mercedes-Benz convertible were manufactured in 1968. This Mercedes is in a neat condition. The car starts immediately and idles nicely at 800 rpm, it brakes properly, it is a vehicle that was always lovingly maintained, which is clearly visible. The engine compartment looks fresh and neat. The car’s bottom has been welded in places (see photos). The car has the (original colour) #717G Papyrus white lacquer which is still in a good condition, some minor signs of wear in places, this is to be expected in a car that’s 51 years old. The original (Navy blue) interior also still looks very neat. The soft top was also recently replaced.What makes this Pagoda unique is the original (matching numbers) engine and automatic gearbox. In addition, the car also has EURO bumpers and EURO headlights (worth approx. 3,000 euros), a real added value for the enthusiast.So, do not miss out on this opportunity and become the new owner of this timeless classic Mercedes convertible!Hereby the information pertaining to the car: Mercedes-Benz - 280SL "Pagoda" (Roadster) Convertible - 1968Make: Mercedes-BenzModel: 280SL "Pagoda" Roadster (Convertible)Year of manufacture: 1968Colour: original colour code # 717G Papyrus white / Navy blue interior (original)Engine and power: 2778 cc - M 130 - 170 PS (130 kW; 170 hp) @ 5750 / 200km/h (Matching numbers)Fuel: PetrolTransmission: Automatic transmission (Matching numbers)Odometer reading: 58,076 milesNumber of keys: 4Margin: Yes (already imported into the Netherlands, VAT and import duties are paid in full)Registration: USA title and EU import documentChassis number: 11304412002174OPTIONS: - Leather upholstery (Navy blue, original)- Chromed bumpers (EURO)- Original Mercedes hubcaps (original Pagoda)- Hard top included (original Pagoda, not from this car)- Soft top included (recently replaced)- 82L fuel tank (upgrade from 65L for a 230SL)- Spare wheel- Power steering- Spare wheel included- Original Becker Europe radio- Original manual includedADDITIONAL REMARK: - Some welding to the bottom (see photos)- 8,047 units manufactured- EURO Headlights- EURO bumpersThe car can be viewed and picked up in Schiedam, the Netherlands.