1983 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Lot: 598

Sold for (£): 7,150
Offered for sale is a 2.8L 1983 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 13 years. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 80 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

A good looking R107, 280 SL in a classic colour combination ...

  • From thirteen years of ownership
  • Matching hardtop with vehicle
  • Reading 103,000 miles
  • Starts and runs well
  • Needs a little tlc so sensibly guided 

Lot Details

Registration: A201 JRJ RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1983 Engine size: 2.8L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 103000
Model: 280 SL MOT expiry: 2017-12-13
Warranted: No Chassis number: WDB107042222017625

CCA Condition Report

Overall: 80 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Some rust bubbling to hard top and rust to interior hardtop brackets. Soft top good but flexible quarter windows cracked and need replacing.


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


Wear to handbrake boot.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Needs under bonnet detailing. Some oil consumption but within manufacturer's spec.. Starts and runs well.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

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


Minor: Major:


Heater fan noisy.

Vehicle History

About the CCA 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