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1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL (R107)

Lot Number 128

1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL (R107)

A fine example of the 3.8-litre V8-engined R107, subject to significant expenditure during current ownership.

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  • Sold for: £9,000

Bid online during our live auction or at The Saleroom.

LIVE AUCTION: Saturday 9th December | 11.45am GMT
  • BODY COLOUR
    Astral Silver
  • DRIVE
    RHD
  • Registration Number
    REG NUMBER
    FLA 933Y
  • ODOMETER READING
    126283 Miles

SALE ROOM NOTICE

Please note this car is now offered on a No Reserve basis.

SUMMARY

A fine example of the 3.8-litre V8-engined R107, subject to significant expenditure during current ownership.

DESCRIPTION

  • Presented in Astral Silver with a matching hardtop, 'Mexican Hat' alloys and a navy blue leather interior
  • Powered by the new lightweight 3.8-litre M116 SOHC V8 producing 215bhp and 224lb/ft through a 4-speed automatic gearbox and torque converter
  • Purchased by our vendor in 2017 and immediately subject to £3,000 of expenditure at Cummings of Bodmin including welding to the rear floor section and subframe
  • Further expenditure at Cummings over the next two years totalled over £20,000 including a new bulkhead, chassis and floor repairs, and a full respray
  • Sadly, the car was in Cummings' premises when the business failed and the car's early history was lost, although their is a full history whilst in our vendor's possession
  • Subsequently In storage for a few years and recently full recommissioned (August 2023) by Williams Cranford Restorations at a cost of £5,000
  • Now happily back on the road but surplus to our vendor's requirements and reluctantly offered for sale

SPECIFICATION

Lot Number
128
Make
MERCEDES-BENZ
Model
380SL
Registration Number
FLA 933Y
MOT Expiry
28/09/2024
Chassis Number
10704522019710
Engine Number
11696022010191
Transmission
Auto
Body Colour
Astral Silver

CONSIGNOR

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CCA VENDOR CONDITION REPORT

OVERALL:

80 / 135

Exterior


Bodywork:

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Remarks

Prepare and repaint bodywork. 31/10/2018 £4,854. Prepare and repaint bodywork. 19/06/2019 £7,854. New headlamp glass 15/08/2023

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Remarks

Rear floor and rear subframe welded 02/06/2017 £3,077. Replace Bulkhead etc. Chassis and floor sections welded 23/04/2018 £3,875. repair corroded front wheel arches, rear suspension mount, front inner wing,lowere chassis leg,spare wheel well. 15/08/2023. £4,858

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Remarks

Fuel pump relay, distributor cap, rotor arm and coil 28/06/2018 £658. Refurb starter motor, new fuel pump 15/08/2023

Vehicle History


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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 their 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. CCA will not entertain any disputes over vendor condition reports.

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 Everyday 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

CONSIGNOR

Consignor

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Vehicles can be collected from the Warwickshire Event Centre, CV31 1XN on Sunday 10th December between 10am and 3pm and Monday 11th December between 9am and 1pm.

Our transport partner, EM Rogers, can assist with collection and delivery. Please contact them on 01604 755511 or trafficdesk@emrogers.co.uk for a quote.

Due to venue restrictions we need to be clear of the WEC by 1pm on Monday 11th therefore any motor vehicles not collected by this time will be taken to our transport partners storage facility in Northampton for a fee of £150 plus VAT. Storage will be charged at £10 plus VAT per day.