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1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Convertible with Soft Top & Hard Top - ONLY 71K MILES

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
Type: Convertible
Year: 1985
Mileage: 70799
VIN: WDBBA45C0FA023621
Color: Smoke Silver Metallic (Looks Beige Though)
Engine: 3.8L V8 Engine
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Beige
Drive side: Left-hand drive
Vehicle Title: Rebuilt, Rebuildable & Reconstructed
Item location: Torrington, Connecticut, United States

1985 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Additional Info:

Classic 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Roadster with only 70,799 Miles!It'sin Great Running Condition. Includes both the Hard and Soft Tops. Opening bid starting at approximately half the current Hagerty and NADA Valuations.
Exterior:Smoke Silver Metallic (Looks Beige To The Naked Eye Though)
Interior:Beige Leather
Engine:3.8L V8, 3839cc, 155hp FI
Transmission:FourSpeed Automatic
Features:Low Miles, Power Doors, Power Windows, Power Locks, Hard Top & Convertible Soft Top, Original Manuals, First Aid Kit, and Full Size Spare Tire.

Mechanicals:Very Good Running Condition. Currently Registered. No reported mechanical issues.
Cosmetic Condition:In Good Overall Condition. Small dent on top part of passenger door, trim denting on passenger side of hard top, some interior leather and trim wear and tear, small BB size nick in windshield, a few small paint nicks, possible cosmetic clear coat/ paint issues on trunk, hard top interior good, soft top interior has dirt and aging, trunk hood doesn't stay open, rims are in very good condition.The speedometer/odometer cluster stopped working the other day, but isan inexpensive fix at about $200 from Overseas Speedometer.
Car was purchased for $12,500 approximately 7 years ago with 69K miles and has been driven less than 2,000 miles during that time. It's currently registered and has no mechanical issues.
Buyer is responsible for vehicle pickup or shipping.
Brief History ofThe380SL:

In 1980, Mercedes-Benz revamped its SL lineup of sporting luxury convertibles with the introduction of the 380SL. The 380 was a further development of the R107 chassis, which was first used in 1972 by the 350SL, and then later by the 450SL. Like its forebears the 380SL was a heady mix of V-8 power, refined luxury, and sporty underpinnings, and it was as a very popular model during its run in the U.S.

The 380SL, so-named for its 3.8-liter V-8, had a smaller engine than the 450SL and was consequently 120 pounds lighter. The new engine was designed with emissions controls in mind while the 450SL’s mill was not, which meant that the two engines were relatively equal in terms of power (155 hp in the 380SL vs. 160 hp in the 450SL) despite the difference in their displacements. Performance was similar for the two cars, as was fuel economy.

Outside of the engine, the 380SL also received a new four-speed automatic transmission, which further enhanced distance driving. Suspension, meanwhile, continued to be the same fully independent setup as in the earlier cars, and four-wheel disc braking remained standard.

The Mercedes-Benz 380SL is definitelya fine choice as a collectible 1980s convertible.