For Sale: 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL in Lutz, Florida

$16,995

Vehicle Description

A terrific color combo, both tops, and an exceptionally well preserved appearance are just some of the reasons why people will expect you paid far more for this 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL. But we'll keep your value-price a secret for free.


The desirability of this one is far more than just its affordability. We believe this to be the original Ascot Blue, and even three decades later, it still has good luster that will make you proud to drive it on sunny days. That's part of the superior Mercedes build quality. It's this attention to detail that's also why the body panels are so straight and uniform, too. The 560SL is a timeless symbol of elegance, and the color combo on this one amplifies this style. The Europeans are the best with blue hues. So not only does light blue paint look terrific against the darker blue pinstripe, but also the folding roof matches the pinstripe. So it gives this one a touch of class even with the soft top in place. Plus, whenever you want a coupe-like appearance, you can put on the color-matched folding hardtop that also comes with the sale.


And more than just a great color-coordinated exterior, the blue interior also coordinates with the exterior pinstripe. The result is a car that looks tasteful no matter how you decide to drive it. The leather seats feel fresh; the carpeting is plush; and the wood remains glossy - it's exactly how you want a premium classic Benz to be. The 560SL was one of the most expensive cars Mercedes offered during its reign, and so the features list is quite long. This includes conveniences such as power windows, power locks, power steering, cruise control, an upgraded AM/FM/CD stereo, and provisions for factory air conditioning. And because this was built 1987, there are also more modern safety features than other R107 SLs, such as a third brake light and a driver's air bag.


The reason why the 560SL has always been at the top of the prestige charts is because of the motor. The big 5.6-liter V8 has always had the right kind of power to move this luxury convertible with ease. On the road, it has always been hard to define its competitors because no other car combines grand touring comfort in a quick and nimble machine so perfectly. The R107 has a fully independent chassis that is the perfect balance of elastic comfort in a tight-handling package. The four-speed automatic transmission is quick to downshift for backroads fun or just simply cruise in overdrive comfort. This was topped off with four-wheel disc brakes for the best all-around control. In total, the Mercedes SL is in a class all of its own.


The sale comes complete with a plenty of maintenance records as well as the owner's manual. It's hard not to get excited about complete timeless elegance for less than the price of just about any new convertible out there. But you're not the only one who sees this, so it won't stay long in our showroom. Call today!!!

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1046038
  • Price:$16,995
  • Location:Lutz, Florida
  • Year:1987
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:560SL
  • Exterior Color:Ascot Blue
  • Interior Color:Blue
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:147001
  • Stock Number:1079-TPA
  • VIN:WDBBA48D8HA071844