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1985 Mercedes Benz 380 SL "The VIC ELL Project"

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
Type: Convertible
Year: 1985
Mileage: 152958
VIN: WDBBA45C4FA021225
Color: Astral Silver Metallic #7350
Engine: 3.8L M116 V8
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: MB-TEX - RED #177A
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Clean
Item location: Pasadena, California, United States

1985 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Additional Info:

Up for auction is a 1985 Mercedes Benz 380SL. Note: 1985 was the last year of this model. This gem has remained in the hands of one prominent Pasadena, California Tournament of Roses Family since 1987.The car has undergone an extensive $20,000 + mechanical restoration while maintaining the originalpaint (Astral Silver Metallic #7350)andleatherinterior(MB-TEX - RED #177A).

Nick Plati of Plati German Car Service of Pasadena, CAcame out of retirement to oversee the ‘Vic Ell Project’ for the family. The project consisted of updating all of the major systems, Fuel, Exhaust, Cooling, Electrical, Brakes, Suspension, and also an engine overhaul. All of these updates occurred in 2014, at approximately 152,896 miles. The year long restoration has resulted in a condition precious few other cars of this vintage can match.

If you want an enjoyable open coach experience, this car is for you! Do not miss this opportunity to own one of the best 380SL roadsters available. Classic cars continue to prove to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years.Are you ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy?

The walk around video shows the overall fit andfinish of the car close up at.


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