1999 Mercedes-Benz CL420 Coupe (W140)

Lot: 271

Sold for (£): 5,772
Offered for sale is a 4.2L 1999 Mercedes-Benz CL420 Coupe automatic that has been with the current owner for the last 20 years. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 109 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

An outstanding example of these comparatively rare M-B Coupes...


  • A first-generation car powered by the 275bhp, 4.2-litre V8
  • Just one lady driver from new and 79,000 miles travelled
  • Finished in Brilliant Silver with a superb Black Nappa Leather interior
  • 10 Main dealer services and 118-page history file. Every invoice and MOT over the past 20 years
  • Owners manuals and spare key. MOT valid until 28/02/2020 
  • The 420 is now becoming rare. These big Mercedes Coupes offer such value

Lot Details

Registration: S780 DKO RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1999 Engine size: 4.2L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 79000
Model: CL420 Coupe MOT expiry: 2020-02-28
Warranted: Yes Chassis number: WDB1400632A431404

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 109 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Just  the usual couple of stone chips on the leading edge of the bonnet


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


Almost showroom fresh.


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Full main dealer history from new. 3bar pressure even when hot


Gears: Drive-shaft:


Whisper quiet with effortless gearchanges including kickdown

Running Gear

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


Any advisories listed in previous MOTs have all been attended to promptly. There are no creaks or groans whatsoever


Minor: Major:


Everything works as it should including the seatbelt presenters

Vehicle History


10 Main dealer services and 118-page history file, documenting every invoice and MOT over the past 20 years.

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