Gateway Classic Cars of Houston is proud to offer a gorgeous 1980 Mercedes Benz 450SEL once owned by the owner of Godfather's Pizza. Mercedes Benz has been the pinnacle of luxury vehicles and the finest example of German build quality for decades. The 450SEL was the best of the best at a time where luxury was not on the top of everyones list.Thmonsterour 4.5 Liter V8 was cutting edge for its day. WIth the advantage of fuel injection it produces around 225HP which in 1980 waqs almost unheard of. The masculine square body style demands attention wherever you go especially with this meticulously maintained all original beauty.This particular example is finished in gold which has all the rage in 1980. The interior is covered in high quality leather and wood grain which was unheard of in those days. There is plenty of room for both front and rear passengers. Despite being over 36 years old, a car like this still feels luxurious and comfortable making it ideal for a long roadtrip. This car has been beautifully preserved and maintained over the years. With only 49,109 miles on the odometer, this Mercedes has tons of life left. Mercedes vehicles of this vintage are known to go 500,000 miles or more with ease. Other highlights include: 1. ORIGINAL LACQUER PAINT JOB UNTOUCHED OR ALTERED 2. RUST FREE STAINLESS STEEL BUMPERS AND TRIM ALL CHROMED AT THE FACTORY IN PERFECT SHAPE 3. FIVE ALLOY WHEELS NOT FOUR, YES THE SPARE IS AN ALLOY WHEEL 4. INTERIOR LEATHER SEATS, DOORS, HEAD LINER ORIGINAL FACTORY INSTALLED ARE IN WONDERFUL CONDITION, THE AIR CONDITIONER BLOWS COLD 5. CARPETS LOOK AS NICE AS THE DAY THEY WERE INSTALLED 6. LUSH WOOD AND BLACK LEATHER ARE ALL IN GREAT CONDITION 7. THE SPARE TIRE HAS NEVER BEEN OUT OF THE TRUNK, EVEN THE WHEEL JACK IS STILL WRAPPED IN THE FACTORY PLASTIC 8. THE FIRST AID KIT IS A TRUE CAPSULE OF ITS OWN AS IT HAS NEVER BEEN OPENED IN 35 YEARS 9. THE ORIGINAL CLARION STEREO AND CASSETTE PLAYER WORKS AS DO ALL THE GAUGES. THIS RARE CAR COMES WITH THE ORIGINAL DRIVE TRAIN WITH ONLY 49,109 ORIGINAL MILES 10. ALL THE ORIGINAL OWNERS MANUALS AND THE ORIGINAL KEYS AWAIT THE LUCKY PERSON WHO RECOGNIZES THE OPPORTUNITY TO OWN A PIECE OF HISTORY AND ACTS ON IT. DON'T WAIT TO MAKE THIS COLLECTORS DREAM YOUR OWN. ONCE IT IS SOLD VERY FEW 450SELS OF THIS CALIBER REMAIN! You can see this 1980 Mercedes Benz 450SEL in our Houston showroom or at www.GatewayClassicCars.com. Please call 832-243-6220 or email firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions.