1978 Mercedes-Benz 280SL for sale 101329479
1978 Mercedes-Benz 280SL
Sport Leicht Auto Gallery
(844) 390-3478

1978 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

Convertible Car for sale by Sport Leicht Auto Gallery in Montebello, California 90640

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Classic Car Overview

Sport Leicht Auto Gallery is pleased to offer this special 1978 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Manual 4-speed German Market Example!

VIN ID# 10704210005659   ///   Production Date: 08/78

Exterior: Astral Silver (DB-735G)

Interior: Blue leather (202)

Soft Top: Dark Blue soft top fabric (744)

Rear seats used on SL Models (565)

Type destination on trunk lid – Elimination (260)

Mileage: 61,770 (documented)

Rare European German market delivery 280SL 107 with manual 4 speed transmission. Imported into USA in mid 1980s with deep documentation from original customs / USA federalization. Retains slim factory bumpers. Headlamps were changed to USA quads upon import federalization. Original MB glass all around. Nice chrome. 

Original order to Wuerzburg Branch. 

Original dash-pad shows no cracks in excellent condition. Aftermarket head unit by Sony was installed some time ago and works quite presentably. Blue carpet in nice preserved condition. Hard top included. Hard top headliner in good condition. Blue soft top has vibrant color and shows excellent condition, very clean and snug fitting. Seatbelt fasteners are red not faded. Very clean condition matching door cards. Equipped with rear factory seats and seatbelts with fold down option. Rear fold down seat original leather shows age with some cracking.

Strong hi revving more powerful 2.8L Euro 6 cylinder 110 motor. Wonderful driving experience with 4 speed manual true driver’s control. Cannot emphasize enough about the 280 107 model – the manual versions on the 280SL lighter cars are the business. Refreshed new steering tie rods on both sides. Fresh fluids were done prior to our acquisition. Newer exhaust system sounds lovely/proper.

15 hole light alloy rims over excellent condition tires.

This vehicle is not set up to pass California emissions. It will be sold outside California or exported outside of USA. 

Documentation from European import to USA. Service records from prior ownership trail all the way back with a thick file full of history.

Comes with original spare tire, jack and tool roll wrap. 2 original Huff keys and convertible tools. 

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Condition
  • Mileage
    61,770 miles
  • Engine
    6 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
    4 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

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