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1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Rotisserie Restoration RARE FACTORY OPTION SUNROOF !!!

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 200-Series
Type: U/K
Trim: Base
Year: 1969
Mileage: 103
VIN: 11304412008311
Color: Black
Engine: 2.8L 2778CC 169Cu. In. l6 GAS SOHC Naturally Aspirated
Cylinders: 6
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Howell, New Jersey, United States

1969 Mercedes-Benz 200-Series Additional Info:

1969Mercedes 280SL

MB Black (DB-040) with Cognac Leather Interior


Mileage 103 miles since restoration


Vehicle comes with some interesting history. Car was previously owned by the wife of a prominent New York Lawyer, hich enjoyed the car for close to 30 years. During the late 80s, hey sent the car to Germany for a total restoration and enjoyed it for a couple more decades driving it a total of 23,411 miles during that period. Car was originally purchased from a German doctor in New York, ho acquired the car new in 1969 from Mercedes-Benz of New York.

  • Numbers matching car matching engine


  • EUROPEVersion Factory Air conditioning

  • Automatic PowerSteering

  • Two Tops Hard Top w/ Chrome Ski Racks, LACKSoft Top

  • TANGerman Square Weave Carpet w/ cognac leather trim/ Black Cocomats

  • Becker Radio w/ Ipod connection & Automatic Antenna

  • Original fenders No accident history when disassembled

  • All original spot welds throughout car

Vehicle has gone through an extensive re-manufacturing (restoration) process, here engine, ransmission, uel injection pump, uel and brake systems, uspension, s well as all othermechanical components have been restored or replaced utilizing original MB parts. Thevehicle has been restored through a rotisserie level process ensuring that car was brought to bare metal exposing any possible rust; and more importantly treating it to avoid future exposure to damage. The car is finished in its original factory DB040 BLACK color utilizing original Glassurit primers and paint.

The entire re-manufacturing process for this vehicle has an accumulation for over 3500 man-hours of labor& over $50,000 in new parts. The vehicle has been sorted locally in the US, nd is in perfect operating condition.

The car has been restored respecting the originality of the vehicleand Mercedes-Benz factory specifications.The following is a list, ut not limited to, f the work performed on the vehicle:

  • Rotisserie level restoration Every screw & every component restored

  • Body & sheet metal restored to MB original specs

  • Original MB Glasurit paint and color

  • Engine rebuilt with all Mercedes parts to MB specsprovided Metric Motors

  • Fuel Injection Pump restored as newby H&R Fuel Injections

  • Cold Start Valve restored by H&R Fuel Injection

  • Restored Radiator

  • Restored Air Conditioning compressor

  • New Ignition & Coil

  • Newly installed wiring harness

  • New firewall insulation pad & grommets throughout

  • All Hoses & clamps replaced

  • Gas tank restored or replaced

  • New Fuel Line

  • New Brake lines & brake pads

  • Power train restored

  • New Fuel Pump

  • All bolts, crews and parts ZINC Yellow plated

  • New Wurth rubberized insulation throughout cabin

  • All parts painted in MB original finish

  • New motor and transmission mounts installed

  • All rubber suspension bushings replaced

  • All New Exterior chrome re-plated or replaced (triple chrome plated)

  • Interior accents, e-plated or polished, s needed

  • Gauges, estored and recalibrated

  • New Leather Upholstery throughout with Headrests

  • New period Mercedes-Benz seat belts

  • New period spare tire cover and tool bagin Cognac leather

  • New rubber seals throughout car (doors, runk, oft top, tc.)

  • New & original DECALS throughout car

  • Set of tools& Manuals

  • New German square weave carpet with Horse hair padding for added insulation

  • TRUNK original rubber mat

  • New Burl wood trim throughout

  • Hardtop restored and relined

  • New German original Soft top

  • Period matching coco-mats

  • Newly restoredBecker Stereo Radio with IPOD connection

  • Automatic Antenna

  • NewPeriod tires (Phoenic Classic Tires185HR14 )

Photos of the restoration can be provided by Pablo Tapia at
Over 125 photos of the vehicle from just about every conceivable angle below.
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This vehicle is presently located in Central New Jersey 07753.
If you have any additional questions or if you would to schedule an inspection contact Dean at 848-459-7776.
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Hard top with rare optional factory sunroof:
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