This is one of the finest examples of the longest-running passenger car in Mercedes Benz history this era that you will find. This automobile has been extremely well maintained and taken care of. As you can see the car has the original beautiful Manila beige exterior paint in exceptional condition with a hand painted black pin stripe. All the exterior stainless trim is superb. The glass is crystal clear with no imperfections. All the exterior body side moldings, bumpers and trim are original and perfect. The car has the original factory Mercedes alloy wheels with new tires. The car looks like it was lost in the factory. It has the original matching hard top with carrier and cover. Also, with original like-new cloth convertible top. Open the doors to see the original camel leather interior which looks virtually wear free, with no cracks or imperfections in the leather. The dash is also crack free covered with a custom dash pad. All the burl wood accents are beautiful. The center console is perfect as well including an optional cup holder that matches the interior. All the instrument cluster and gauges are clear and in working order. The power windows roll up and down with ease. The car has air conditioning and climate control. The AM/FM radio is an aftermarket model but transmitting through the original speakers, it sounds beautiful. After removing the hard top with a touch of the rear knob to open the boot, the new convertible top can be lifted with ease. All the door panels are excellent with no warpage or water damaged. Stainless door sills are bright and shiny. The car retains the original tan wool carpets that are minimal wear and new (never installed) Mercedes floor mats. The V8 engine runs smooth and does not miss a beat. The transmission shifts smoothly between all gears. Open the trunk to see the original carpet that looks new, has original factory tire and tool kit. A tonneau, in new condition, is included. The car has its first aid kit behind the passenger rear seat!
This 1979 450SL is a beautiful example showing just under 67000 miles from new and presented in the desirable combination of Manila beige over a camel leather interior. It is a beautifully maintained original car accompanied by the owner’s and service manuals (English & German), German license plates, factory tool kit, service history both soft top and hard top with stand and cover to be used when the top is off the car. An original paint chart for 1979-1980 Mercedes 450SL. Numerous extra parts included.
This incredible Mercedes 450SL has won several car show competitions in the Southern California area including making the cover of Performance Products magazine in 2002. Trophies and written accolades will, of course, stay with the car. Because of their exceptional versatility and durability many 450SL, R107SLs saw everyday use and have racked up huge mileage making cherished well-preserved low mileage, early cars like this 450SL a rare find indeed. Beautifully presented in lovely colors this 450SL is an excellent choice for the novice enthusiast or experienced collector alike.