1983 Mercedes-Benz 280SL (R107)

Lot: 573

Sold for (£): 16,317
Offered for sale is a 2.8L 1983 Mercedes 280SL R107 automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 2 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Teriffic example of a R107 which has been partially restored...

  • Finished in Light Fern Green Metallic with a Light Beige interior
  • The subject of a recent respray and new interior carpets along with replacement bumpers
  • Fully detailed underside with wax oil treatment for added protection and refurbished alloys 
  • Showing just 85,000 miles and backed up with a nice history file, however not warranted
  • 878 UMX stays with the car and has a receipt for £1700 in the file

*The catalogue lists a bare metal respray. It was in fact subject to an extensive body respray not bare metal in the last two years*

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Lot Details

Registration: 878 UMX RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1983 Engine size: 2.8L
Make: Mercedes Odometer reading (miles): 85520
Model: 280SL R107 MOT expiry: 2020-07-09
Warranted: No Chassis number: 10704222015200

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 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