1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL for sale 101095954
1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL
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1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL

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Classic Car Overview

This car has been my pride and joy since 2012 when I moved back to the USA and bought it in Oklahoma from a small town lawyer who had a collection of immaculately maintained vehicles. Since then I have driven it down to Texas without any issues and used it for a couple of years as a daily driver. I let it sit outside for a couple of Texas summers and as a result the dash has a couple of minor cracks and the trunk floor board and behind the passenger seat floor board have minor rust (seen in pictures). This I have been told is easily removed and does not impact the integrity of the car. The car continues to run very well and has no mechanical issues to my knowledge. 
I was in a minor accident with the car in 2015 in which the right front fender was damaged. As a result my insurance totaled the car and it now has a "rebuilt salvage" title. I have dropped my asking price to reflect this. The repairs from the accident were undertaken by a local expert and there is no detectable difference between the right and left fenders. 
This is a convertible with a replacement soft top (black) and a well maintained all original hard top. The soft top has a few tears in it and should be replaced soon, although I still use it without any problems for short periods of time. There is also a tear in the drivers seat. This causes no discomfort for the driver, but for aesthetic reasons should be repaired eventually. 

The car drives beautifully and is very powerful. The AC was working when I bought it but I have let the coolant run out and have not tried to refill it. Its 1970s AC so even under best working conditions I prefer just to roll down the windows or pull the top down and enjoy the outside air. I have replaced the struts and the sub frame mounting for better handling and I have also maintained it very well over the years with receipts from my maintenance and from previous owner as well. Original interior. Original Manuals. 
This paint job was done by previous owner. Signs of minor discoloration in one spot on the hood. (shown in picture).

This 1973 Mercedes still has the original European bumpers and rear view mirrors, much smaller and more attractive than the later versions. 

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    N/A
  • Classic Car ID
    101095954
  • Stock Number
    N/A
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
    Convertible
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Condition
    In good running condition
  • Mileage
    78,598 miles
  • Engine
    N/A
  • Drivetrain
    N/A
  • Transmission
    Automatic
  • Exterior Color
    Silver
  • Custom Color
    N/A

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