2000 Mercedes-Benz SL

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    2000
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    WDB1290682F177970
  • Engine number 
    11396130039312
  • Lot number 
    180
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Tourmaline Green
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other

Description

Tobook an appointment to view this car please contact Arwel Richards on 07434 960868 to agree a suitable date and for location details.The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions will be given when making your appointment.Delivered by Puttocks Mercedes-Benz of Guildford on the 18/04/2000The SL500s silky-smooth V8 engine is legendary for its subtle performanceThe main dealer service history corroborates the mileage of some 27,915miles (atoc)Treated to a comprehensive schedule of detailing works some 100 miles agoPresented to auction with an extensive history file. One of the finest examples on the marketFrom a long lineage of beautiful Mercedes-Benz SLs, the R129-serieswas introduced in 1989 and continued the company's tradition of fast and reliable grand touring convertibles. Developedfrom the earlier R107 500SL, the brand new design was powered by a5.0-litre V8 engine producing some302 bhp. The new model also featured an expanding roll-over bar, a fully electric hood, electric seats, mirrors, anti-lock brakes and a multi-link rear axle. A facelift of the R129 was carried out in 1995 which included revisions to the headlights, rear lights and automatic climate control. This particular right-hand drive Mercedes-Benz SL500 is finished in Tourmaline Green Metallic with a Mushroom leather interior and Burr Walnut trim.The first stamp in the service book would suggest that the car was ordered, rather glamorously, through the Mercedes-Benz dealer on the Champs-Elysee, Paris, but delivered through Mercedes Benz Puttocks in Guildford, where it received its first serviceon 11th April 2000 havingcovered only 20 miles.This car was ordered with an incredible list of options includinga glass roof, Adaptive Damping System (ADS) with Skyhook, Xenon headlights with cleaning equipment, a fire-extinguisher, multi-contour, heated electric seats with memory and pulse functions and an automatically dipping rearview mirror to name but a few.Maintenance duties on this wonderful car have always been carried out at Mercedes-Benz main dealers as seen in the Service Book which now displaysa total of 8 stamps and can be found in the car's comprehensive history file along with the relatedinvoices.The black electric roof is in superb condition as is the body-coloured hardtop. Supplied with a fresh MOT until May 2021, four new tyres, a V5Cand its complete book pack containing all relevant literature, this very sharp SL500 is now showing some 27,915miles, at the time of cataloguing, from new and has had fourowners prior to our vendor.This is, without doubt, one of the finest SL500s we have ever offered and we urge you to view the car in person - it does not disappoint.