1980 Mercedes-Benz SL

350 SL

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1980
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Gold
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Automatic
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction
Ascot Racecourse,
Berkshire SL5 7JX
Saturday 2 October 2010 at 3pm
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 one of the world’s best grand touring sports cars. This design was to last until 1989 and must be one of the most respected and recognised sporting car designs of all time. 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 1980 and first registered on the 1st February this automatic example is reported to have a genuine and documented 44,500 miles from new. Supplied in the history file are 21 old MoT certificates and a stamped service history booklet which warrant t