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For Sale: 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL in Morgantown, Pennsylvania

Vehicle Description

1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Roadster

A 560 SL of 1986 can trace its ancestry back to 1954 and world championship 300 SLR sports-racing machine which swept all before it on a career that saw it retire undefeated in 1955. The 300 SL and all SL's to follow had their genesis in this immortal "Silver Arrows".

This 560SL is in effect 3 different 560 SL' open-air roadster, a convertible coupe, and with fitting the steel hardtop, a closed grand touring coupe. An all original car with a title verified 23,168 miles, this beautiful former Naples, Florida car can provide the pleasures of a sporting machine, and the benefits of a Mercedes-Benz. Built like a Panzer tank and the looks of a centerfold Mercedes-Benz was hitting their stride with this late 1980's SL Roadster.

Silver Metallic covers this wonderfully straight steel paneled sportster, and absolutely little faults can be seen even when looking closely at the exterior of this car. Ribbed side mounted signal lights and wrap around ribbed tail lights are designed this way to be self cleaning. A shiny grill surround with the large tri-pointed star leads the way, and a chromed bumper with black vinyl side coverings shows in front and rear. The dark blue convertible top is showing some very light wear and the rear window is slightly cloudy, but it remains in nice tight condition. A hardtop in body matching Silver Metallic comes with this car and is like new. Forged alloy wheels can be noted on all 4 corners and are wrapped in deeply treaded 205/65R15 radials. All is classy and in great condition, what else can be said? upon viewing this beautiful example I'm speechless!

Dark blue covered leather upholstered bucket seats rest within an environment of exotic burl walnut veneers, and all important very clean instrumentation. This interior is all orignal to the car and appears as nearly showroom new with only very minor age wrinkling in the leather of the driver's seat. Included are a plethora of creature comforts like power windows, power mirrors, climate control, and cruise control. A full size steering wheel fronts a pristine dash with nary a bit of dust on the bezels or glass fronted gauges. Sultry exotic walnut veneers are placed throughout the dash and console, giving that perfect air of distinction. Plush velvety dark blue carpeting floods this two seater's floors, rear storage compartment, and trunk. All of this carpeting is in wonderful condition.

The 5.6 Liter alloy V8 engine incorporates KE/II electronic fuel injection and is as clean as your toothbrush! The hydraulically actuated torque converter automatic 4-speed transmission sits behind the V8 and can be used in automatic mode or be shifted through the gears manually. Capturing the power and putting it to the ground is a 2.47 geared rear axle.

Seen is an immaculate chassis that draws its design from that racing heritage with the all new 1,200 mile ago 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes, beautifully maintained independent coil spring suspension both front and rear, and limited slip differential, one would expect nothing else from this vintage automobile. All rust free and simply fabulous!

A very nice driver, great handling, and power to call on when needed. The 3 versions are a real plus, allowing you to use this car year-round, although it's a classic so it is perfectly fine to spend some extra time in your garage. These older 560SL's are very hot right now, and my test drive proved that, although with the top down it kept me nice and cool. Plus putting the soft top up is a breeze when faced with an errant rainshower. All functions functioning, all systems GO!

It's not very often you drive a car and instantly fall in love with the quality of the ride, the envy of the sheer power, and the luxury you are surrounded with. This car is 35 years old, and with the look of it I might as well have just driven it out of the show room. With all my excitement and envy, I might as well have just taken it home.... but I did not, so it is yours for the taking, until I change my mind.


D-Mercedes Benz
B-Passenger Car
B-SL Class
D-Manual Belts, Driver's Airbag
2-Check Digit
A-Sindelfingen Assy Plant
070771-Sequential Unit Number

Classic Auto Mall is a 336,000-square foot classic and special interest automobile showroom, featuring over 650 vehicles for sale with showroom space for up to 1,000 vehicles. Also, a 400 vehicle barn find collection is on display.
This vehicle is located in our showroom in Morgantown, Pennsylvania, conveniently located just 1-hour west of Philadelphia on the I-76 Pennsylvania Turnpike. The website is and our phone number is (888) 227-0914. Please contact us anytime for more information or to come see the vehicle in person.

Vehicle Details

  • 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL
  • Listing ID: CC-1669065
  • Price: $37,500
  • Location:Morgantown, Pennsylvania
  • Year:1987
  • Make:Mercedes-Benz
  • Model:560SL
  • Exterior Color:Silver Metallic
  • Interior Color:Dark Blue
  • Transmission:Automatic
  • Odometer:23167
  • Stock Number:4658
  • VIN:WDBBA48D2HA070771
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