NO RESERVE - 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL (R107) - 3.8-litre V8 LHD


  • Desirable 3.8-litre V8
  • Removable hardtop
  • Automatic transmission
  • All VAT and import duties paid

The Appeal

Handsomely elegant, powerful and endlessly reliable – it’s no wonder the R107 has gone on to be a mainstay of the classic car scene. 

This particular example is blessed with a fine colour scheme, smooth V8 powertrain and that oh-so-practical removable hardtop. If you’re looking to cruise in effortless style, then the R107 is a wonderful choice.

The History and Paperwork

  • First registered in November 1984
  • 1985 model year vehicle
  • Delivered in the USA
  • Comes with a US Title document
  • We’re told the vehicle has a comprehensive service record
  • Complete with the owner’s handbooks
  • The vendor informs us the car has a clean CarFax report
  • All VAT and import duties paid
  • 115,465 miles indicated

The Interior

  • Cream beige MB Tex upholstery (175A)
  • Automatic climate control
  • Electric front windows
  • Beige carpets and floor mats to complement the upholstery
  • Wood veneer trim to the dash and centre console
  • Kenwood CD/radio system with Bluetooth
  • Alpine amplifier present in the boot
  • Boot trimmed in cream carpet

The Exterior

  • Pajett Red Metallic paintwork, presented in overall poor condition
  • US specification headlights
  • Black fabric convertible roof
  • Removable hardtop, for all-weather practicality
  • Front fog lights
  • ‘Mexican hat’ alloy wheels

The Mechanics

  • 3.8-litre naturally aspirated V8
  • Automatic transmission
  • ‘Tempomat’ cruise control
  • Anti-lock braking system
  • Power assisted steering
  • We’re told the car runs and drives


It may be a cliché, but the R107 really is the epitome of style, grace and robust build quality. With a little love and attention, this well-specified example could soon be turning heads wherever it goes.

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This item is sold on an ‘As is Where is’ basis. The condition of this item is the opinion of the seller and may differ from your own opinion. Photos and listing descriptions are for guidance purposes only. Car & Classic do not warrant listing accuracy. Full inspection is recommended. Viewings are at the seller’s discretion. Buyer is responsible for delivery and collection of any item purchased.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1984
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model R107 380SL Convertible 3,8L V8 LHD (
  • Colour Red
  • Odometer 115,465 Miles
  • Engine size 3800
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Schiedam
  • Location International
  • Country Netherlands
Bidding history
15 bids from 4 bidders
  • armand-•••• €1,500 22/03/23
  • EdCarr €1,400 22/03/23
  • armand-•••• €1,300 22/03/23
  • EdCarr €1,200 22/03/23
  • armand-•••• €1,100 22/03/23
  • owain-b €1,000 22/03/23
  • armand-•••• €900 22/03/23
  • owain-b €800 22/03/23
  • armand-•••• €700 22/03/23
  • owain-b €600 22/03/23

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