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For Sale at Auction: 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL in Monteira,

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Vehicle Description

To Be OFFERED AT AUCTION WITHOUT RESERVE at RM Sothebys' The S�ragga Collection event, 20 - 21 September 2019.
€80,000 - €100,000

  • Upgraded to five-speed manual transmission
  • US-delivery example
  • Retains its original engine

Code-named W113, the encore to the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL was first introduced at the 1963 Frankfurt Auto Show as the 230 SL. The final version, the 280 SL, made its public appearance early in 1968. Most notable was the increased engine displacement to 2,778 cc, this time with a bump in both torque and horsepower to 180 bhp. Interiors were upgraded along with myriad detail refinements. The final 280 SL came off the assembly line in March 1971.

A total of 23,885 280 SLs (including 8,047 for the 1969 model year) were produced during the model run, making it the most popular of all the roadsters built to date. Tastefully finished in dark blue metallic over a tan interior, this US-specification example was equipped with a four-speed manual transmission when new, but has now been fitted with a five-speed manual transmission. A wonderful driver-quality example that presents nicely throughout, a 280 SL is a car that never goes out of style and is just as lovely to behold today as the day it was announced over fifty years ago.

  • Desejada transmiss�o manual de quatro velocidades

  • Exemplar de especifica��o europeia

Com a designa��o interna de W113, o 230 SL � sucessor do Mercedes-Benz 190 SL � foi apresentado pela primeira vez no sal�o autom�vel de Frankfurt. A vers�o final, o 280 SL fez a sua apari��o p�blica no in�cio de 1968. O mais not�vel foi o aumento da capacidade do motor para 2778 cc, com um aumento de bin�rio e pot�ncia para 180 bhp. Os interiores foram atualizados juntamente com in�meros refinamentos e detalhes. O �ltimo 280 SL saiu da linha de montagem em mar�o de 1971.

Um total de 23.885 280 SL (incluindo 8047 para o ano de 1969) foram produzidos durante a execu��o do modelo, tornando-o o mais popular de todos os roadster constru�dos at� hoje. Acabado com bom gosto, em azul-escuro met�lico com um interior bege, este exemplar de especifica��o europeia est� equipado com a desej�vel transmiss�o manual de quatro velocidades. Um exemplar maravilhoso para conduzir, em bom estado geral, um 280 SL � um carro que nunca sai de moda e � t�o agrad�vel de se ver hoje como no dia em que foi anunciado, h� mais de 50 anos.To view this car and others currently consigned to this auction, please visit the RM website at

Vehicle Details

  • Listing ID:CC-1249707
  • Price:Auction Vehicle
  • Location:Monteira,
  • Year:1969
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:280SL
  • Odometer:0
  • Stock Number:775361
  • VIN:

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