1971 Mercedes-Benz 350SL (R107)

Lot: TBA

Estimate (£): 17,000 - 19,000
(+buyer’s premium of 13.2% including VAT @ 20%)
Offered for sale is a 3.5L 1971 Mercedes-Benz 350SL automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 105 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Award winning, magazine featured and believed to be the 6th UK R107 delivered...

  • Believed to be the 6th UK-supplied R107 and first registered on the 05/11/1971
  • Finished in Signal Red with matching hardtop the interior is Black and Grey MB-Tex
  • The car featured in the 2008 March edition of Classic & Sports Car, copy included
  • In 2012, it was awarded the 40th Anniversary Cup by the Mercedes-Benz Club UK
  • Supplied to auction with hard-top stand, indoor car cover and a fresh MOT
  • The large history file includes the owner's handbook signed by Stirling Moss


Lot Details

Registration: HPK 692K RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1971 Engine size: 3.5L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 144500
Model: 350SL MOT expiry:
Warranted: No Chassis number: 107043.22003021

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 105 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Between 2017 and 2018 the timing chain and tensioners were replaced and the fuel system refurbished during which the pipes were replaced with those of an ethanol-resistant material.



Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Although the service book is missing the car's large history file includes receipts and invoices and the letter informing of the awarding of the Mercedes-Benz Club's 40th Anniversary cup in 2012 for being the best 40 year-old R107 in the club. A copy of the March 2008 issue of Classic & Sports Car is also enclosed.


About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history