Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1979
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Cayenne Yellow
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Spring Classics
Royal Horticultural Halls
Elverton St
Westminster
London SW1
Tuesday 8 March 2011
Estimate: £7,000 - £10,000
Registration Number: EHP 573T
Chassis Number: 10704322013617
The 107 series convertible was introduced in 1970 to replace the highly regarded ‘pagoda roof’ cars of the sixties. The 350SL was born and would become, arguably one of the world’s best grand touring sports cars of all time. This design was to last until 1989 and must be one of the most respected and recognised sporting car designs ever produced. As ever the secret to this car’s success lay in the Mercedes-Benz traditions of superb build quality and a supremely elegant design with no need for extraneous embellishment. It is no surprise therefore, that the car of choice for superstars and the cognoscente during the late 70’s and early 80’s was the 350SL.
Rolling off the production line in 1978 this automatic example has been in the same ownership since 1979. Supplied with the car is a vari