1979 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC

Lot: 115

Sold for (£): 3,074
Offered for sale is a 4.5L 1979 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 4 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 97 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A handsome Mercedes-Benz 450 (4.5L) SLC. The SLC (C107) derivative was a 2 door hardtop coupe with normal rear seats. The SLC is commonly referred to as an 'SL coupe'.  This fine RHD example presented in metallic light green has had an engine and gearbox overhaul plus a new exhaust.  Its last owner has only used it sparingly and has always maintained it to a high standard.

Lot Details

Registration: GDA 986V RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1979 Engine size: 4.5L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 103000
Model: 450 SLC MOT expiry: 2015-03-31
Warranted: No Chassis number: 10702422028988

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 97 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Paint is very fresh.  Only a minor scrape on a rear wheel-arch that has not been perfectly restored.  Nominal rust on rear under sill.


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


Leather seats and carpets in very good condition.  A minor imperfection restricted only to where the dashboard and a leather under-panel meet - not obvious, but could benefit from some simple tidying.




Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Always well maintained by current owner who treated it to an engine overhaul (including a new timing chain) and gear-box service. New exhaust fitted at last MOT.


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Recent gear-box service.

Running Gear

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


New tyres fitted.


Minor: Major:


Requires a new bulb on one side of dashboard. Cruise control not currently connected.

Vehicle History


Current owner has all paperwork / invoices since he purchased it.

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