1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL for sale 101114697
1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL
Private Seller

1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL

Convertible Car for sale in Farmington Hills, Michigan 48331


Private Seller

Farmington Hills, MI 48331

Email Seller

By using this service you accept the terms of Autotrader Specialty's Visitor Agreement.


Related Articles

Vintage Japanese Cars: Nissan's Online Heritage Collection

If you're a fan of vintage Japanese cars, be sure to check out Nissan's online heritage site. There are tons of vintage Nissan pics and specs going all the way back to the 1920s. Each featured car or truck has relevant specs and a little "detail" tab that gives some background on that specific car.

VW Kombi Van Seeing Resurgence in Popularity

The Volkswagen Kombi van reached iconic status, with even a school lunch box fashioned in its image. During those early years, the Volkswagen Microbus morphed into various forms. From a cargo carrier with no windows behind the driver's seat to a windowed passenger van with three rows of seats, the possibilities seemed endless.


Classic Car Overview

Wanted good home for a beautiful 1982 Mercedes 380SL. I am the third owner of this car who bought it from a friend (the second owner) who bought it from a friend (the original owner). I have owned it the last six years and would love to keep it longer, however, I just don't drive it enough. This car has been well maintained its whole life and is a joy to drive.

The Good: This car has no major mechanical issues and is drama free. In the six years I have owned it, it has started every time; even once after sitting in storage for 5 months it started on the first try. There are no issues with driving it, brakes are solid, it tracks on center, and offers no suspicious noises or vibrations. I have kept up-to-date on the service, and repaired small annoyances as they arose. The tires are newer, the soft top is newer, and I just replaced the headlights, tail lamps, and various fuses. The a/c was recently recharged and converted from R-22. Rust is minimal for the age and all body panels are in good condition. I also have a car cover for it that will be included in the sale.

The Bad: The paint finish looks great from a distance but up close there is some blotching and spotting. The "economy" gauge on the cluster does not work nor the the lights in the cluster. There was a recall for the timing belt and tensioner, however, this car did not have that service done, I did have it inspected about 1,500 miles ago and it was fine. One of the springs under the driver seat is bad, it is comfortable enough but you may want to replace it. The stereo system does not work great and should be replaced. The a/c and heat only come out of the defog vents, the controller was replaced recently and is under warranty, it is on my mechanic's schedule to fix

Show More Show Less

Vehicle History Report

Purchase The AutoCheck Vehicle History Report

Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
  • Classic Car ID
  • Stock Number
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
  • New/Used
  • Condition
  • Mileage
    79,800 miles
  • Engine
    8 Cylinder
  • Drivetrain
  • Transmission
  • Exterior Color
  • Custom Color

Classic Car Buyer's Tools

Shipping & Transport

Immediately receive a quote to get your new classic car delivered right to your driveway from Autotrader’s trusted Classic Transport Partner ShipYourCarNow. Click Now!


Get THE LOWEST MONTHLY PAYMENTS! We are a nationwide collector car finance company with over a decade of experience serving our clients. Give us a call today at (800) 717-5180 Apply now

Appraisals & Inspections

For the latest and most reliable Classic and Collectible Car prices, values, production numbers and local car clubs, always trust NADAguides.com. Get more info


Considering buying a new classic? Get a quote before you buy. Agreed value, lowest rates. Go with Grundy Insurance, www.Grundy.com or 888-647-8636 Get Quotes Now

Suspect Fraud? Report it
We use cookies and browser activity to improve your experience, personalize content and ads, and analyze how our sites are used. For more information on how we collect and use this information, please review our Privacy Policy. California consumers may exercise their CCPA rights here.