For Sale: 1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SL in Gilroy, California


Vehicle Description

The Mercedes-Benz SL name has always signified a certain level of automotive style and sophistication and each new generation seems both to define and be defined by its era. The first-year cars were dubbed 350SL in keeping with the model designation for Europe despite actually carrying a 4.5-liter V-8 under-hood a fuel-injected V-8 featured an overhead cam which delivered 230 horsepower.  It was driven by a three-speed automatic with no manual transmission on offer.  The suspension was fully independent and four-wheel disc braking was standard.  For 1973 the cars name was revised and 450SL would be the model designation moving forward.  This beautiful vehicle is painted in Astro Silver Metallic with dark Blue interior and a dark Blue soft top.  It is equipped with all standard  power options including air conditioning,  cruise control, factory chrome alloy wheels, both tops and more. This little German Iconic sports car runs and drives great, powerful, safe, very sporty and a true investment.  #42339   It is now on display at the home of “over the top cars” CHECKERED FLAG CLASSICS 7743 MONTEREY ST GILROY, 408-847-8788 or 888-625-2774, sold as-is, California buyers are responsible for sales tax and license fees. Buy with confidence I am a licensed bonded California dealer for over 16 years.  On the web:

Vehicle Details

  • 1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SL
  • Listing ID:CC-1460943
  • Price:$19,900
  • Location:Gilroy, California
  • Year:1978
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:450SL
  • Exterior Color:Silver
  • Interior Color:Blue
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:161100
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Fully Restored
  • Exterior Condition:Excellent
  • Seat Material:Vinyl
  • CD Player:Yes
  • Air Conditioning:Yes
  • Tinted Windows:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Cruise Control:Yes
  • Power Brakes:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Alarm:Yes
  • Power Locks:Yes
  • Power Windows:Yes
  • Fuel Injection:Yes
  • Electronic Ignition:Yes
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running
  • Drive Train:Rear-wheel drive

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Checkered Flag Classic Inc.
7743 Monterey Street
Gilroy, CA 95020