1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL (R107) 5.6 Litre V8

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Highlights

  • Comes with USA Title and European import documentation
  • All duties and VAT have been paid
  • Matching numbers
  • Comes with CLEAN CARFAX document
  • Includes original manual and Mercedes Datacard

The Appeal

With its boxy styling, generous proportions and impressive interior trim, it's already clear that the R107 is up there with the most instantly recognisable cars of the 70s and 80s. Luxurious yet capable of impressive cruising speeds, these cars gained a reputation for top-notch build quality, too. The result is one of the most prized and enduring classic cars on the market.

This particular 560SL, carrying a 5.6L V8 powerplant, is finished in its original paintcode C040 Black paintwork, with its original Palomino  leather interior. Equipped with both a renewed soft top and a hard top, this Mercedes-Benz classic is loaded with originality, and is supplied with a clean CARFAX report for peace of mind.

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History and Paperwork

  • Registered in 1988
  • Comes with USA Title and European import documentation
  • All duties and VAT have been paid
  • Matching numbers
  • Comes with clean CARFAX document
  • Includes original manual and Mercedes Datacard

The Condition

  • Original C040 Black/Black paint code
  • Palomino (274) leather interior
  • Soft top and hard top included
  • Heated and electrically adjustable outside rear-view mirrors
  • Illuminated sun visors with vanity mirrors
  • Heat-insulating glass with heated rear window pane
  • Folding front armrest
  • Automatic climate control

Option list includes:
  • Interior LEATHER - PALOMINO (274)
  • Paint 1 BLACK (040O)
  • Paint 2 BLACK (040O)
  • Paint 5 74
  • Approx. Build Date 1988-06
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)
  • 524 PAINTWORK - PRESERVATION
  • 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
  • 808 CHANGE OF MODEL YEAR, THE LAST FIGURE SHOWING THE NEW MODEL YEAR

The Mechanics

  • 5.6L (5,547cc) V8 powerplant
  • Matching numbers
  • Automatic transmission
  • ABS
  • Power brakes
  • Power steering
  • Traction control
  • Cruise control
  • Fog lights
  • Intermittent windshield wipers
  • Rev counter
  • Trip counter

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This vehicle is “Sold As Seen”, on an “As Is Where Is’ basis and without warranty. Photos and descriptions are solely for guidance purposes and it's customary to carry out a full inspection of the vehicle prior to purchase for your own peace of mind. 
✓ 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 1988
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model SL Class
  • Colour Black
  • Mileage 159,826 Miles
  • Engine size 5547
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Schiedam
  • Country Netherlands
  • Auction ends
Bidding history
115 Bids
  • Ar•••• €16,750 14/07/24
  • so•••• €16,500 14/07/24
  • Ar•••• €16,250 14/07/24
  • so•••• €16,000 14/07/24
  • Mi•••• €15,750 14/07/24
  • Ar•••• €15,500 14/07/24
  • Ar•••• €15,250 11/07/24
  • he•••• €15,000 11/07/24
  • Ar•••• €14,999 11/07/24
  • he•••• €14,750 11/07/24

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