For Sale: 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL in Opelika, Alabama

Vehicle Description

Own a local classic – 1985 Mercedes 380SL – the epitome of 80’s and 90’s sports luxury – from features in movies like American Gigolo to TV’s Dallas – it defined sports luxury and grand touring- in its era.

Mr. Robert Goodson – an Opelika jewelry store owner – traded in his 1976 450SL for this 1985 model. It was kept garaged most of its life. I am the 3rd local owner since Mr. Goodson.

A leather binder of service history and repairs is included to document its well-kept life. The original window sticker and sales invoice are included in the photos of this 49,000-mile classic.

Major repairs are as follows with receipts: 2001 – New fuel tank, valve cover gaskets 2018 – New tie rod ends 2019 – New AC compressor 2021 – Complete service, New Alternator, Tires, muffler & resonator, Car cover

This model R107 was Mercedes longest production runs – and most successful – Painted in Astral Silver metallic with Burgundy interior with Black soft top and removable hard top - this car features a 3.8L light alloy overhead cam V8 with CIS fuel injection. 4 speed automatic transmission, 4-wheel disc brakes, fog lamps, first aid kit, tool kit –and owners manuals, --1985 was the first year of dual timing chains – the best year for R107’s.

Paint is original except for a fender bender noted in the receipts -if you ever wanted a collector car with “good bones” for a full restoration or just to keep as an original this is a great candidate!

The Hagerty valuation and history of car link is as follows:

Offers and trade-ins will be considered.






Offers and trade-ins will be considered.

Vehicle Details

  • 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL
  • Listing ID: CC-1577475
  • Price: $26,500 (OBO)
  • Location:Opelika, Alabama
  • Year:1985
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:380SL
  • Exterior Color:Astra Silver
  • Interior Color:Burgandy
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Engine Size:V-8
  • Odometer:49500
  • Convertible:Yes
  • Title Status:Clear
  • Restoration History:Unrestored
  • Exterior Condition:Very Good
  • Air Conditioning:Yes
  • Bucket Seats:Yes
  • Power Brakes:Yes
  • Power Steering:Yes
  • Power Windows:Yes
  • Engine History:Original
  • Engine Condition:Running

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