1997 Mercedes-Benz SL280 (R129)

Lot: 814

Sold for (£): 8,085
Offered for sale is a 2.79L 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL280 automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 21 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 107 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

1 owner from new, 58,700 miles and full service history...


  • Evidently well cared for, displaying excellent bodywork and inviting leather interior
  • Fitted with the rear seat option, climate control and electric memory seats
  • Recent wheel refurbishment. Supplied with all handbooks, hardtop and 2 sets of keys
  • Reported to drive very well. Rare to find an R129 with such low mileage and ownership

Lot Details

Registration: R123 UOY RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1997 Engine size: 2.79L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 58700
Model: SL280 MOT expiry: 2019-11-15
Warranted: No Chassis number: WDB1290582F158753

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 107 / 135


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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