2005 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (R230)

Lot: 572

Sold for (£): 13,320
Offered for sale is a 5.0L 2005 Mercedes-Benz 500SL W230 automatic that has been with the current owner for over 10 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 109 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Panache and style with tons of torque...

  • Fabulous in Obsidian Black with black leather and a Panoramic roof
  • Just one lady owner from new and only 31,000 miles
  • Full bookpack and service book containing 10 stamps along with a selection of invoices
  • Coming with its original bill of sale to the tune of £62,000 
  • Totally detailed both underside and topside


Lot Details

Registration: AX54 LYD RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 2005 Engine size: 5.0L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 31000
Model: 500SL W230 MOT expiry: 2020-07-02
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: WDB2304752F092606

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 109 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


In very good original condition indeed.


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


Black Leather Seats, Sat Nav, Heated seats, Mercedes wind brake in the boot , never used


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Just a lovely smooth V8 Engine


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:

Vehicle History


Selection of old MOT certificates which backs up original mileage covered. One lady owner form New, 9 x Mercedes Main Agent Service and one x Recent Service by local garage and all new original Mercedes parts used. Original car invoice in the folder showing the car was £62,900 when new in 2005.

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