1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Roadster
|Performance:||2,778 cc (2.8 L) M130 engine, 4cycle fuel injection, 6 Cylinder|
|Transmission:||3 speed automatic|
|Suspension:||Independent front and rear|
|Color exterior:||Dark Green|
|Features:||Original Becker AM/FM Radio, Air Conditioning|
|Tires:||185 HR 14|
(SOLD) Don’t miss the opportunity to own an unmolested 280SL. This is an excellent Mercedes. It has received a recent major mechanical service and full detail inside and out. This car has always been well serviced and maintained by professionals. It features its original Becker AM/FM radio, A/C and automatic transmission. It comes complete with two tops: a hard top and a soft top, both in great condition, a new muffler system and NOS fuel pump. The chrome and paint are both in very good condition. This Mercedes would be an ideal investment car for the first-time collector, or for the avid Mercedes Benz collector looking for an incredible example to add to an existing collection.
The Mercedes Benz SL has been manufactured by Mercedes since 1954.The 1971 marks the end of production of the 280SL. In the last two years of production the 280SL saw minor changes to switch knobs and wheel trim rings became full hubcaps. The designation SL derives from the German Sport Leicht, or Sport Light. It is also one of the world's safest sport vehicles. Of the 23,778 280SL’s produced from 1967 to the end of production in 1971only 12,778 were sold in the US. As the last of the hand-built Mercedes, these are becoming very collectable. This Mercedes Benz has had three owners since it rolled out of the factory. It has always received proper services and has been garage kept. These cars are highly sought after due to its sporty performance, and practicality.