2003 Mercedes-Benz 350SL

Please note the private registration "9 AUL" seen on the photos is not included in the sale


  • Seller informs us this car has only had two owners from new
  • Impressive low mileage example
  • Kept in dry storage for most of its life

The Appeal

The Mercedes 350SL is an excellent all-rounder, developed with speed, style, a comfortable interior and an unusual level of practicality for a two-seater sports car. These cars came well-specified, well appointed and well-built, with a slew of options and features throughout. 

This 350SL has enjoyed an uneventful life throughout. The mileage is low, the paintwork looks fabulous, and the interior has seen very little wear. It’s a great all-round example of a great all-round car. 

The History and Paperwork

  • MOT valid until July 2023
  • MOT history provided
  • Private registration "9 AUL" not included in the sale
  • Will be sold with the registration "LX03 MZT"
  • Reported to have only two owners from new

The Interior

  • A very well-appointed interior with classy grey leather and smooth, flowing shapes
  • Entirely original 
  • Walnut centre console and door accents add a refined flavour
  • Clean, well-kept carpets with very little sign of wear
  • Factory supplied features include glass roof, satnav and Mercedes Benz Keyless-Go
  • Very well-presented headlining throughout
  • Light scuff on driver's seat
  • We’re informed that the boot is clean with no major signs of wear

The Exterior 

  • With its minimalist design and accented vents, the 350SL is a superb piece of design
  • A very well-presented exterior in black with silver accents
  • Good, clean paintwork throughout with no major signs of wear
  • All badges and branding present, clean and correct
  • Sun damage to the rear window pillars, though this doesn’t spoil the appearance of the vehicle 
  • AMG alloys with a good set of tyres
  • Underside of vehicle is largely clean with no concerning signs of corrosion 

The Mechanics 

  • Clean engine bay with no major signs of wear
  • We’re informed there are no engine leaks or smoke 
  • Seller informs us that the car drives as expected
  • A slight rattle is reported in the exhaust


Ultimately, this 350SL is a superb example that’s benefited from its low mileage and good storage conditions. It’s rare that an example comes onto the market with such low signs of wear both inside and out. 

The 350SL is a superbly appointed car that offers great levels of practicality alongside its sports pedigree, making for a very versatile buy. 

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 2003
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model 350SL
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 19,300 Miles
  • Engine size 3500
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Private
  • Town Eastbourne
  • Location Sussex
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
17 bids
  • ro•••• £11,500 28/11/22
  • jo•••• £11,500 24/11/22
  • ro•••• £11,000 24/11/22
  • jo•••• £10,750 24/11/22
  • Ka•••• £10,500 24/11/22
  • jo•••• £10,000 23/11/22
  • Ja•••• £9,500 22/11/22
  • jo•••• £9,000 22/11/22
  • Ka•••• £8,700 22/11/22
  • jo•••• £6,500 21/11/22

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