1985 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL (R107)

Lot: 152

Sold for (£): 24,975
Offered for sale is a 2.8L 1985 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL automatic. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 124 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

An exceptional example indicating just 57,244 miles...


  • Smoked Silver with matching hardtop over a superb Brazil leather interior
  • Fresh out of longterm storage and appropriately recommissioned.
  • Recently serviced, new pads, discs and tyres all round
  • No known mechanical faults and drives superbly. Fresh MOT prior to the auction 
  • A genuine low mileage unrestored R107 in exceptional condition.



Lot Details

Registration: C228SLN RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1985 Engine size: 2.8L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 57244
Model: 280 SL MOT expiry: 2020-02-20
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: WDB1070422A028843

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 124 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Dry stored for over 30 years with superb coachwork. Original working stereo. Electric windows. All chrome and stainless steel in excellent condition. Original Mercedes number plates. 


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Original leather interior with rear seats that appear unmarked. Original Chocolate Brown carpets. Original fire extinguisher and working stereo.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Exceptionally clean and original engine compartment.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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No known mechanical faults and drives superbly. New brake discs and pads. The underside presents extremely well. 


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Vehicle History


Mercedes main dealer & Specialist service history. A genuine low mileage unrestored vehicle in exceptional condition. 

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