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Lot No. 627 - 1981 Mercedes-Benz 280SL (R107)

Buy for: £29,850

A delightfully original R107 with a very rare manual gearbox and only 34,300 miles.
Details Specification Condition Report
  • Finished in Champagne Gold with black MB-Tex and grey check cloth
  • Very rare with a manual gearbox. Matching factory hardtop
  • Original engine recently serviced. Just 3,000 miles in the last 30 years
  • Uprated period stereo but the original Becker unit remains with the car
  • Good history file including previous MOTs corroborating the indicated mileage of 34,300
  • Original service book/drivers manual/first-aid kit etc
  • Dry stored from 2012 to 2020. Recently recommissioned with a fresh MOT
  • The number plate 125 JO does not form part of the sale
Year of manufacture:
1981
Make:
Mercedes-Benz
Chassis number:
10704220011030
# of cylinders:
6
Transmission:
Manual
Engine capacity:
2.8
Body colour:
Champagne Gold
MOT Expiry:
Saturday 23 January 2021
LHD/RHD:
Right-hand Drive
Registration number:
TBA
Model:
280SL
Engine number:
110986-2005135
Interior colour:
Black/Grey Plaid
Odometer Reading:
34300
miles
Warranted Mileage:
Warranted

CCA Vendor Condition Report

Overall:

108 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork:

Glass:

Paint:

Chrome:

Trim:

Remarks

Some light scratches to paint but never taken out in the rain in the past 30 years so no evident rust.

Interior

Door-cards:

Carpets:

Seating:

Headlining:

Dashboard:

Boot:

Remarks

Virtually no signs of any wear, very tidy with uprated period stereo. Original Becker unit with the car, as is the owners manual and service book

Engine

Components:

Starting:

Appearance:

Running:

Remarks

Unrestored original engine with just 34,300 miles from new. Recent full service and just 3,000 miles in the last 30 years

Transmission

Gears:

Drive-shaft:

Clutch:

Remarks

Lovely and very rare 4-speed manual gearbox. One of the last made with the 4-speed.

Running gear

Axles:

Chassis:

Suspension:

Bearings:

Brakes:

Wheels and tyres:

Remarks

Lovely quiet running smooth drive with no rattles or squeaks. Brakes and suspension all in good order, ready to cruise down to Monaco.

Electrics

Minor:

Major:

Remarks

Electrics all work, including power windows.

Vehicle History

Remarks

Good history, service book, very low mileage and MOTs to prove.

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