1981 Mercedes-Benz 280SL ( R107)

Lot: 365

Sold for (£): 14,652
Offered for sale is a 2.8L 1981 Mercedes-Benz 280SL ( R107) automatic. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 101 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A superbly restored example of the long-lived R107...


  • Finished in Brilliant Red with a half leather and cloth interior
  • Bulkhead fully rebuilt. New wings, braking system, anti-roll bars. and engine work
  • Thoroughly overhauled including the engine, (over £20K in the last 2) predominantly by Steve Redfern
  • Finished off with a new hood, tyres, heater and rubber seals along with a new battery
  • Supplied with a comprehensive history file, including manuals


Lot Details

Registration: XFL 742X RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1981 Engine size: 2.8L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 8439
Model: 280SL ( R107) MOT expiry: 2019-10-23
Warranted: No Chassis number: 10704222011029

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 101 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


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Vehicle History

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