1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Convertible 5,6L V8 (R107)

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Highlights

  • Comes with USA Title and European import documentation
  • All duties and VAT have reportedly been paid
  • Matching numbers
  • Mercedes-Benz Datacard present, providing detailed factory specs
  • Supplied ex works with several desirable optional extras

The Appeal

The 560 was the ultimate R107 SL. Dubbed "the German Corvette" in some circles, it featured the largest engine ever fitted to the model which made it especially popular in the United States where the V8 reigns supreme.

Here we have one such US market example which boasts an enviable specification. As the factory Datacard shows, this SL was highly specified and it was also equipped with several other desirable features ex works.

It comes with a USA Title and European import documentation, with all duties and VAT already paid, making it easier for European buyers. The aforementioned options include automatic climate control and heated, electrically adjustable mirrors. Additionally, we're assured that the car is matching numbers, something enthusiasts of the marque will surely value greatly.
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History and Paperwork

  • First registered in 1986
  • USA Title and European import documentation
  • All duties and VAT have reportedly been paid
  • Matching numbers
  • Supplied with Mercedes-Benz Datacard
  • Approximate build date: July 1986

The Condition

  • Anthracite Grey Metallic paintwork (172O)
  • Grey leather interior (278)
  • US specification bumpers and high-level brake light
  • Factory rear spoiler delete option
  • Driver's airbag
  • Heated mirrors (and electrically adjustable on the right-hand side)
  • Becker Grand Prix Stereo with automatic antenna
  • Sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors
  • Optional front folding armrest
  • Heat insulating glass
  • Automatic climate control
  • Original-looking and well-presented throughout
  • Attractive chromework
  • Smart original wheels
  • The upholstery and controls present well
  • Full-size spare wheel included

Option list:

  • Interior LEATHER - GRAY (278)
  • Paint 1 ANTHRACITE GREY METALLIC (172O)
  • Paint 2 ANTHRACITE GREY METALLIC (172O)
  • Paint 5 78
  • Approx. Build Date 1986-07
Code Description
  • 240 OUTSIDE TEMPERATURE INDICATOR
  • 262 ELIMINATION OF REAR END SPOILER
  • 442 AIRBAG IN STEERING WHEEL
  • 461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILES IND. AND ENGLISH LEGEND
  • 491 U.S. VERSION
  • 506 OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR, LEFT AND RIGHT, HEATED (ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE ON THE RIGHT)
  • 519 BECKER RADIO MEXICO GRAND PRIX, ELECTRONIC (USA)
  • 531 AUTOMATIC ANTENNA
  • 543 SUN VISOR WITH VANITY MIRROR, ILLUMINATED, LEFT AND RIGHT
  • 551 ANTI-THEFT/ANTI-BREAK-IN WARNING SYSTEM
  • 570 FOLDING ARMREST, FRONT
  • 581 AUTOMATIC CLIMATE CONTROL
  • 592 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE, BAND FILTER
  • 639 ELIMINATION OF FIRST-AID BOX AND WARNING TRIANGLE
  • 740 BLACK SOFT TOP FABRIC 9001
  • 806 CHANGE OF MODEL YEAR, THE LAST FIGURE SHOWING THE NEW MODEL YEAR

The Mechanics

  • 5,547cc V8
  • Automatic transmission
  • Power brakes and power steering
  • Equipped with ABS and cruise control
  • Outside temperature indicator and anti-theft warning system
  • Electrically adjustable and heated outside rearview mirrors

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✓ VAT is included in the buyer's deposit. VAT may or may not be included in the final bid or offer price, as specified in the listing. 
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Auction Details
  • Year 1986
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model SL Class
  • Colour Grey
  • Mileage 150,606 Miles
  • Engine size 5547
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Schiedam
  • Country Netherlands
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
41 Bids
  • avi.rav•••• €4,000 14/07/24
  • nick-cl•••• €3,999 14/07/24
  • avi.rav•••• €3,900 14/07/24
  • nick-cl•••• €3,800 14/07/24
  • avi.rav•••• €3,700 14/07/24
  • nick-cl•••• €3,600 14/07/24
  • avi.rav•••• €3,500 14/07/24
  • nick-cl•••• €3,400 14/07/24
  • avi.rav•••• €3,300 14/07/24
  • nick-cl•••• €3,200 14/07/24

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