HOLD - SALE PENDING - The Holy Grail of the W113 280's - One of the best, most original and authentic 280SLs remaining in the world.
She has never been crashed and having lived in Southern California and garaged indoors her whole life, rust has never had a chance to start.
All numbers are matching: engine, transmission, paint, interior, body number et cetra. She even has original, documented numbers where no one typically looks (behind the door panels, glove box, seat backrest panels, headlight assemblies, et cetra. This all proves her originality & authenticity beyond a shadow of a doubt. This is all photo documented.
She has all of the correct features that knowledgeable Pagoda connoisseurs have come to demand such as headlight notches and factory spot welds on the front inner fenders (and everywhere else they should be) and an original trunk floor.
Extreme originality markers: Original firewall pad (no longer available as a new replacement part. Original "1969" date codes on some of the weather seals and date coded Kangol seat belt labels(not repros)
She has been driven sparingly and does so exactly the way the engineers at Daimler Benz intended. Motoring Investments has attended to all mechanical, maintenance items. She is "turn-key" ready and everything works properly.
This car will be perfect for the "Preservation or 5urvivor class" at many international Concours d' Elegance. There is a recent movement for extremely original cars and many industry insiders believe they will soon be valued much higher than even full "nut & bolt" restored cars.
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