1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL
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ROADSTER CONVERTIBLE, HARD TOP, SOFT TOP, TOPLESS!FOR SALE BY OWNER. No commission fees needed to cover to jack up price. This car comes with the original vertical space saving hard top garage stand which is so hard to find with most vehicles. This 1980 Mercedes 450SL had only 2 personal owners no rental or auction activity. No flood damage of any sort. It was used just as a spring/summer/weekend enjoyment car. The Mercedes 450SL was built between 1973 and 1980. As the final year of production, very few were brought to the US. Most Collectors view the 1980 as the most desirable version. Due to its limited production and end of model status, car guides show a an increase in value between the 1980 version and earlier model years. The 4.5 liter engine gave the car outstanding performance for its time, with a 135mph top speed. Please read and look at this listing closely, this collectible Mercedes 450SL with its rare color, with ONLY 72,264 miles, with superb original interior.The Mercedes 450SL is one of the most revered personal luxury coupes ever built. It's lines are timeless. While it may be true that a fair number of these cars still exist, few can equal this rare / unique color combination, and its extensive service history.Remember, this car is 37 years old. A classic and collectible by any measure. To find one in such pristine condition and accident free is rare. This car was only driven an average of 1,951 miles per year. Specifically, the interior shows no signs of abuse anywhere. Wood trim and leather look incredible. Both the classic hard top and soft convertible tops are in excellent condition. Very little to criticize or find fault with cosmetically. This car handles well without being overweight and sluggish. Please note that condition appraisals are subjective. However this Mercedes qualifies for the high end of the value range. The pricing is dramatically below the projected price for comparable vehicles, with this low amount of miles, condition. Nada classic guide June 2017 Low retail Average Retail High Retail $15, 800 $25,700 $40,800 Below is an explanation of the condition guidelines. It is clear from the description that this Mercedes reflects the higher end range, which accurately details the condition of this particular car. This vehicle would be in mechanically functional condition, needing only minor reconditioning. The exterior paint, trim and interior would show normal wear, needing only minor reconditioning. Average Retail Value This vehicle would be in good condition overall. It is a well-maintained original vehicle. Completely operable. The exterior paint, trim, and mechanics are presentable and serviceable inside and out. A High Retail Value This vehicle would be in excellent condition overall. It could be a completely restored or an extremely well-maintained original vehicle showing very minimal wear.
- Classic Car ID100884175
- Stock NumberN/A
- CategoryImport Classics
- Body StyleConvertible
- Mileage72,204 miles
- Engine6 Cylinder
- DoorsTwo Door
- Drivetrain2 wheel drive - front
- Exterior ColorBlue
- Interior ColorTan
- Seat ColorTan
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