1985 Mercedes-Benz 280SL
1985 Mercedes-Benz 280SL
$69,000
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1985 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

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Vehicle Specifications

  • VIN
    N/A
  • Classic Car ID
    102047092
  • Stock Number
    N/A
  • Category
    Import Classics
  • Body Style
    Convertible
  • New/Used
    Used
  • Mileage
    28,600 miles
  • Engine
    6 Cylinder
  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Doors
    2
  • Drivetrain
    2 wheel drive - rear
  • Transmission
    5 Speed Manual
  • Exterior Color
    Red
  • Interior Color
    Black

Classic Car Overview

1985 280SL - ID# WDB1070421A032032 - 568 Signal Red/Black Leather.
740 Black Soft Top - Engine # 110990 10 003803 - Transmission # 717402 00 011337
Originally a Belgium market car - Factory order #0 5 513 11881 - MFG Date: 06/85
5 speed Manual Gearbox - Cruise Control - Dealer Installed AC
Black leather interior - Burlwood - Child's Rear Seat - 28k Miles*

Factory Data Decode:

260 - Deck lid insignia delete
506 -L/R outside mirrors (RS power operated)
565 - Child's rear seat
570 - Front arm rest
583 - Power windows
592 - Tinted glass

A most unusual European Specification 280SL.
Imported as a new car to Los Angles in August 1985.
US conversion performed by Texas Coach Company in San Diego, CA.
EPA approval July 19, 1985
DOT approval November 14, 1985 *(7,500 miles added to US odometer)
EPA/DOT releases on hand.
After conversion the car went to it's first owner in Arizona.
Sold to Boise, ID in April 1991
Sold to Victoria, BC in May 2002
Sold to 3rd owner in Victoria BC in 2011.
Passed through Mercedes Motoring to current owner in August 2023
Excellent documentation from original Antwerp shipping manifest dated 07/19/85 forward.

Brilliantly Preserved - Mint Original Soft Top - Fully Recommissioned by us in May 2024.
Brilliant hard/soft top hardware - Brilliant engine bay hardware.
Spotless engine bay - Spotless undercarriage - Essentially unblemished interior.
Misc. paintwork over the years to keep it looking fresh - Fresh alloys - New Vredestein tires.
New engine/transmission/subframe mounts - New shift bushings and driveline flex disc.
New sway bar mounts - Upgraded heater valve/pump (Klima) - New front shocks - AC service.

Current mileage: 36,108 indicated - 7,500 added during US conversion = 28,608 miles

Full set of mint condition original keys including 2 master/1 valet and 1 wallet key - Original key fob.
Certainly one of the finest 280SL 5-speeds on the planet.

Roy Spencer 650-343-7980.
MercedesHeritage.com, providing great cars to the global Mercedes-Benz community for 34 years.

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