1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL for sale 101031177
1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL
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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL


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St. Petersburg, FL 33703

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Classic Car Overview

This car was purchased from the prior owner in April of 1986 with just over 35,000 miles. It currently has just under 71,000 miles and I have all service records since 1986. It has been garage-kept and there is NO RUST on the car. The dash has cracked in a few places over time; a common issue with these cars. The door panels and seat covers are MB-Tex vinyl and are in excellent condition. I replaced the seat cushions years ago with the correct MB coconut fiber cushions and they are still firm and supportive, as the photos show. The loop-pile carpet has held up well. The hardtop headliner is original and is in superior condition. The canvas soft top, believed to be original, is also in great condition! All weather strip rubber is original and in very good condition. Everything works except for the clock. I fitted the car with European headlamps back in ‘86, but I kept the original round headlamp units, which will convey with the sale if desired. Likewise, I kept the original Becker Europa radio which will also convey, if desired. The engine has been maintained to the most demanding standards and continues to run very strong. As components occasionally failed or wore out over the years, they were replaced with only OEM Mercedes Benz parts to maintain factory standards. This is the last model year before the horsepower-robbing catalytic converters were mandated on US-spec cars. You can absolutely find a cheaper priced SL, but finding one that is completely rust-free, and that has been consistently maintained to the highest standards, complete with records to prove it will be challenging!

NOTE: I will respond only to phone calls, so if you are interested or would like additional information, please call me directly. I will not respond to texts or emails. When the car is sold I will immediately remove the ad; thus, if the ad is posted, the car is available.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Condition
    Very Good
  • Mileage
    70,712 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

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