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1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL for sale 101557883
1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL

1981 Mercedes-Benz 380SL

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Classic Car Overview

The Mercedes-Benz SL series started out as the top of the line sports luxury tourer that offered both performance and comfort. The third generation SL was called the R107 chassis and is one of the most recognizable Mercedes of all time. Produced from 1971 all the way to 1989, the R107 lived a long and cherished life. The United States was an extremely popular market for the personal luxury coupe and almost ⅔ of all SL's were sold here. While not as quick or pretty as their European cousins, the US market SL's still represented the cream of the personal luxury car crop. The 380SL was a mid range model that offered an excellent blend of both efficiency and V8 performance.

This gorgeous 1981 Mercedes 380SL is one of the nicest examples we have seen and is represent in a unique color combination. The body is finished in a rare Champagne Poly and the factory hardtop is Golden Brown. It is a very beautiful pairing and stands out from the crowd. The exterior of this car is excellent, with nearly flawless paint and a straight body. The chrome and rubber trim is in great condition and 14in chrome “Bundt” wheels are a rare option. The factory hardtop is in excellent shape and fits perfectly, the dark brown cloth soft top appears to be newer and is excellent as well. You can definitely tell this car has been garage kept. The Palomino interior is in great shape as well and the seats have great padding. The dash and wood trim is crack free and in great shape. All instrumentation appears to work and the power windows and power antenna work as well. The car is equipped with power locks and defroster as well as an aftermarket Alpine stereo head unit.

This beautiful brown and gold beauty is in wonderful shape and drives very well. The engine is healthy and the transmission shifts smoothly. This car has a huge folder of receipts and even has the original manuals. Originally sold in Anchorage, this car has also been in South Carolina. With a great mix of options and rare color combo, this one is sure to please.

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Mileage
    107,455 miles
  • Engine
    6 Cylinder Turbo
  • Condition
    Excellent condition
  • Drivetrain
    2 wheel drive - rear
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color

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