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**1981 Mercedes-Benz 500SL Euro/Grey Market Roadster**

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
SubModel: SL
Trim: SL
Year: 1980
Mileage: 136,665
VIN: WDB10704612000801
Engine: 5.0 V8
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: AUTOMATIC
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: DARK BROWN
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Dallas, Texas, United States

1980 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class SL Additional Info:

Here is the chance to own a rare SL roadster finished in (473H) Champagne Metallic, Dark Brown Leather, Burl Walnut Console and Dash. All Leather Interior. Aluminum Block V-8 Engine. This car has spent its life in California, and Texas the last 10 years.
What makes this SL differ from the other ones on the US roads is that this is EUROPEAN model, featuring more powerful 5.0 liter V8 engine (more power and HP than US model 560SL), elegant European one piece square headlights, and more aesthetically appealing European short bumpers -- The way Mercedes-Benz Designed the R107 Series. The 500SL is also fastest production R107 SL produced.
During its production course from 1980-1989 there was ONLY 11,812 of 500SL's produced WORLDWIDE and this beautiful car is one of them.
With its rare two-tone color combination, and the fact that this is true EUROPEAN 500SL, there is not a lot of R107 SL's like this one on the road today.
Chrome Wheels with new Firestone Tires Paint has a very nice shine and luster, this beautiful German roadster is a head turner Body is in wonderful condition and it is very straight. All doors, hood, and trunk are operating with ease, and everything lines up properly. This SL is equipped with both soft top, and the hard top.
Original (UN-CRACKED) dash
All instruments and gauges work, even the clock works.
Carpet is in good condition.
Dark Brown Leather seats are in excellent condition.
Equipped with Power windows
Equipped with Rare heated seats option, but is not working
Engine & TransmissionEuropean Spec 5.0 Liter V8 Engine starts up with ease, and it is strong and powerful with only 136,310 miles on the odometer.Despite the larger 5.6 liter engine of the 560 SL, the 500 SL is recorded as being the fastest production R107 SL produced. The 500 SL was published by Mercedes-Benz as having 0-60 mph times of 7.4 seconds for a top speed of 225 km/h (140 mph). Torque for the 500 SL is 296 lb·ft (401 N·m) at 3200 rpm and for the 560 SL 287 lb·ft (389 N·m) at 3500 rpm.
Automatic Transmission shifts smoothly and effortlessly through every gear, and it makes this SL absolute joy to drive and cruise in! This German Roadster handles great at the high speeds, and it is very comfortable.Service History
I have the original build sheet and receipts going back 10 years of services including: Timing chain and tensioner done only a few thousand miles ago with new gaskets New Engine Mounts New Steering Rods and Updated Factory Subframe Just changed Engine Oil & FilterValuesValue of this SL is increasing from day to day, and unlike stocks, this is only investment that can be your investment and your "toy" at the same time.Just checkout NADA ( www.nada.com ) values below, and the best thing is, value of this car will only continue to appreciate, as cars in this condition, especially 500SL's are getting harder and harder to come by.
LOW RETAIL: $18,900
HIGH RETAIL: $42,800
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