Presented for a fortunate new owner is a gorgeous 1988 Mercedes 560 SL finished in a rare and beautiful original blue/green color over a light tan interior. This is at 33-year-old Mercedes Roadster which has only 26,426 miles on the odometer. This Mercedes is a 99.99% rust free Roadster and features an excellent, smooth, lean running 5.6-liter V8 engine. The factory automatic transmission shifts smoothly, and the ABS equipped brakes function precisely as they should. The car retains the original factory hardtop along with the original equipment, soft top in good condition. New tires have been installed. The wood trim is augmented with a beautiful walnut burl shift lever. The Mercedes is being sold with a clear
The body panels, chrome, and stainless trim of this 1988 560SL are in very good, and rust-free condition with glossy paint, perfect body panel gaps and no accidents. The exterior of this Mercedes does have small imperfections to the paint and body in the form of nicks and other light blemishes. The hood does several small sized blemishes that will either have fixed or will discount price to buyer.
The interior of this Mercedes shows the burl wood trim and carpets to be in very good overall condition. The dash top is in good condition. Switches for electric windows, speedometer, blinkers, and headlights all in working order. A/C does not blow cold air.
THE DRIVING EXPERIENCE
This 1988 Mercedes has an excellent engine that starts right up and idles quietly, smooth, precise shifting transmission, light yet supple suspension, and firm, predictable brakes all contributing to an wonderful driving experience. There is plenty of power on reserve upon acceleration and the car handles turns with stability, confidence, and poise. It is simply a pleasure driving this car with the top down.
This is a 1988 Mercedes 560SL, desired by collectors because it represents one of the final year’s iteration after an almost two-decade production run of one of the finest cars Mercedes ever made. A 1988 Mercedes 560 SL is an investment that is appreciating in value and the color combination of blue/green with light tan/ivory is prized by many for good reason-It's beautiful. The goal is to make the purchase of this car pleasantly worthwhile and profitably rewarding for the fortunate new owner.