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For Sale: 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL in Houston, Texas

Vehicle Description

1985 Mercedes-Benz 380 SL
VIN: 107045-1A-034435
Engine No. 116962-12-043098 (matching numbers)

• Final Year of 380 SL Production; Highly Sought After R107 Series
• An Exceptionally Preserved Time Capsule
• In Original, Unmodified Condition from Lifelong Ownership
• Matching Numbers Throughout, Verified by Original Mercedes-Benz DataCards
• A Low Mileage & Meticulous Kept Example with Excellent Drivability
• Extraordinarily Complete with:
- Unrestored Factory Hard & Soft Tops
- Original Owner's Manuals, Books & Pamphlets in Folio
- Two Factory Data-Cards, Tool Kit, First Aid Kit, Emergency Equipment, Original Michelin Spare Tire, & Accessories

The R107 series from Mercedes-Benz radiate understated sporting opulence of the era while proving to be an incredibly reliable and modern classic personal luxury vehicle. According to original and accompanying VIN-matched owner's books and manuals, 034435 was sold new through Trans-Atlantic Motors, Inc. of Hyannis Massachusetts on August 31, 1985, fitted with engine number 116962-12-043098 and highly optioned with the following:

Paint
Body: 737 - Classic White
Hardtop: 737 - Classic White
Upholstery
272 - Blue Leather
744 - Dark Blue Folding Top Fabric
240 - Outside Temperature Indicator
440 - Tempomat (cruise control)
461 - Instruments with Mileage in English
470 - Anti-Lock Braking System (ABS)
491 - U.S. Version
506 - Outside Rearview Mirror, L&R, Electronically Adjustable
519 - Becker Grand Prix Radio, Electronic Cassette
531 - Automatic Antenna
543 - Sun Visor with Vanity Mirror illuminated, L&R
570 - Folding Front Armrest with Stowage Box
587 - Automatic Climate Control and Electric Windows
592 - Heat insulated glass - all around, heated rear window, laminated safety glass
639 -Elimination of Warning Triangle
640 - Aluminum Disc Wheels with Radial Tires
668 - Mode of Packing VE I
805 - Change of Model Year - 1985

With just 26,450 recorded miles, this R107 remains remarkably original and well preserved from attentive lifelong ownership. The paint appears original across all surfaces, with consistent paint meter readings and period navy pin stripes to complement. All glass is original etched M-B, supporting the fitted original trim, lights, lenses, rubbers, hard and soft convertible tops (hard top numbered 524435), unrestored Bundt wheels (with new 205/70VR14 Michelin XWX tires) and leather upholstery. Factory decals, tags, plaques, coatings and paint pen markings can be seen throughout the 380. This includes the pristine engine bay with paper options sticker still adhered to the left valve cover, original clamps, fittings, and an unscathed undercarriage with its original exhaust system. Truly a time-warp specimen.

An incredibly tidy cabin displays supple factory leather upholstery, matching surrounds and plush carpeting. Original woodwork and Becker Grand Prix radio are fitted, along with an original mounted first aid kit. The rear luggage compartment remains original with stowed jack, tool kit, immaculately preserved and unused 1985 dated original spare/tire. All lights, electronics, safety equipment and air conditioning appear to be in proper working order.

In addition to emergency equipment and accessories, the 380SL is complete multiple authentic keys, original matching operations and user manuals, pamphlets, and booklets in vinyl folio, original DataCard, top wrenches, and hardtop stand. This incredibly well preserved SL, from limited lifelong ownership is ready to provide a stylish open-air driving experience for its next owner as a strong contender for continued enjoyment and preservation. Now available for worldwide purchase and delivery from our Houston, Texas showroom.

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Vehicle Details

  • 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL
  • Listing ID:CC-1555823
  • Price:Contact Seller
  • Location:Houston, Texas
  • Year:1985
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:380SL
  • Exterior Color:WHI
  • Interior Color:WHT
  • Odometer:26470
  • Stock Number:D2221
  • VIN:WDBBA45C3FA034435
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