For Sale: 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560 in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Vehicle Description

1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL 2-Door Roadster - First Owned in Texas Car - Black over Gray Interior - 5.6L V8 - Both Hard and Soft Tops - Tools, Books, and Original Window Sticker - $63k New in 1988! (Please note: If you happen to be viewing this 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL on a website other than our Garage Kept Motors site, it's possible that you've only seen some of our many photographs of the car due to third-party website limitations. To be sure you access all the more than 155 photographs, as well as a short start-up and walk-around video, and a link to the 560SL's accident-and-damage-free Carfax history report, please go to our main website: Garage Kept Motors.) The... Mercedes-Benz 560SL Is the Car I Always Wanted �€" Christopher Smith, Popular Mechanics, August 2018 Mercedes automobiles, especially those from before 1990, are known to inspire remarkable loyalty. This is Chris Smith's first-person story: My mother always wanted a Mercedes convertible. Back in the '80s, we moved from Long Island to North Carolina, and she finally went to a dealer. I will never forget that summer day she pulled into our driveway. The car was a work of art. Mercedes started building this generation SL in the early '70s, and 1989 was its last year, so the car looks older than it is. But it doesn't drive like an old car. With a 5.6-liter V-8, it has a lot of power for a two-seater. And when you hit the gas, the shifts are barely noticeable. It still feels like a luxury car. I know the prices for these are going up now. But I don't ever want to sell it. Chris Smith's 560 SL was black over gray. (Hold that thought.) Offered here is a 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL in black (0400) over gray 278) under a black soft top. Sold new at Rallye Motors in Roslyn, New York, this is an upstate New York car with a Carfax-verified record of regular, dealer-performed maintenance over its life. The SL's odometer reads 83,041, or just over 2,500 miles per-year on average since new. Its outstanding condition speaks to the value of meticulous owner care. Courtesy of, the car's VIN decoding shows its build statics, including a full list of optional equipment: VIN WDBBA48D8JA088911 Model Year 1988 Model 560 SL Engine 117967 12 038023 Transmission 722313 03 088413 Order Number 0 8 704 03277 Order Location UNITED STATES (USA) Interior LEATHER - GRAY (278) Paint 1 BLACK (040O) Paint 2 BLACK (040O) Paint 5 78 Approx. Build Date 1988-05 240 OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR 262 ELIMINATION OF REAR END SPOILER 442 AIRBAG IN STEERING WHEEL 461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILES IND. AND ENGLISH LEGEND 491 U.S. VERSION 506 OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR, LEFT AND RIGHT, HEATED (ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE ON THE RIGHT) 519 BECKER RADIO MEXICO GRAND PRIX, ELECTRONIC (USA) 524 PAINTWORK - PRESERVATION 531 AUTOMATIC ANTENNA 543 SUN VISOR WITH VANITY MIRROR, ILLUMINATED, LEFT AND RIGHT 551 ANTI-THEFT/ANTI-BREAK-IN WARNING SYSTEM 570 FOLDING ARMREST, FRONT 581 AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL 592 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE, BAND FILTER 639 ELIMINATION OF FIRST-AID BOX AND WARNING TRIANGLE 740 BLACK SOFT TOP FABRIC 9001 808 CHANGE OF MODEL YEAR, THE LAST FIGURE SHOWING THE NEW MODEL YEAR The car's original window sticker is also included in the sale and can be seen in the accompanying photo gallery. The exterior black finish remains in very good-to-excellent condition. (The paint on the included removable hardtop is excellent, and the black fabric soft top with gray stitching is also in excellent, like-new condition.) There is no body damage, no dents or dings on any panel, including lower-body panels and trim. Chrome body trim is excellent overall with the exception of the rear bumper where the plating has begun separating. Cabin glass and all lighting lenses (including on the lower-fron

Vehicle Details

  • 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560
  • Listing ID:CC-1528551
  • Price:$27,900
  • Location:Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • Year:1988
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:560
  • Exterior Color:Black
  • Interior Color:Gray
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:83041
  • Stock Number:21GKM282
  • VIN:WDBBA48D8JA088911

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Garage Kept Motors
420 36th St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49548
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