NO RESERVE - 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Convertible (R107) 5.6L V8 LHD


  • Sought-after US specification with a 5.6-litre V8 engine
  • Complete with its canvas hood and hardtop
  • Original service book present

The Appeal

The Mercedes-Benz R107 SL is the perfect do-it-all classic. With a range of engine options to 
suit every customer, weather equipment for every occasion, timeless styling and enviable build quality, it’s no wonder they proved so popular in period. In the US, you could buy the 560 which was equipped with the biggest V8 engine ever fitted to the SL. These German muscle cars prove popular imports and that’s exactly what we have here.

This US-spec 560 SL has spent most of its life in California and is now offered for sale in the Netherlands. Complete with both its roofs as well its original service documentation, this looks a nice example and we’re sure its next owner will be very pleased to call it their own.

The History and Paperwork

  • US Title and European import documentation present
  • Original backpack
  • The maintenance book details a number of services from throughout the car’s life
  • Imported to the Netherlands from the USA
  • Appears to have spent much of its life in California
  • All import duties and taxes apparently paid

The Interior

  • Well made and nicely styled
  • Attractive beige upholstery
  • Veneered dashboard and centre console
  • Electric windows
  • Plush carpeting 
  • Airbag steering wheel
  • Equipped with a modern Alpine DIN stereo
  • Generous boot space and additional luggage compartment behind the seats
  • Some slight wear to the upholstery and controls

The Exterior 

  • Fabulous styling that doesn’t seem to age
  • Fetching Impala Metallic paintwork
  • US-spec headlamps, impact bumpers and high level rear brake light
  • OEM wheels shod with Michelin tyres
  • Complete with its convertible hood and removable hard top

The Mechanics 

  • 5.6-litre V8 engine
  • Automatic gearbox
  • Supplied with one set of keys
  • The vendor informs us that the car is matching numbers


Here we have an attractive example of the much loved R107 SL. It’s not that often we find 560s in Europe, so don’t miss out on this US import.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1987
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model 560SL Convertible (R107) 5.6L V
  • Colour Impala Metallic
  • Odometer 246,544 Miles
  • Engine size 5600
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Schiedam
  • Location International
  • Country Netherlands
Bidding history
105 bids
  • ne•••• €10,500 28/05/23
  • Mi•••• €10,250 27/05/23
  • sk•••• €10,000 26/05/23
  • SW•••• €9,999 26/05/23
  • sk•••• €9,900 26/05/23
  • SW•••• €9,800 26/05/23
  • sk•••• €9,700 26/05/23
  • SW•••• €9,600 26/05/23
  • sk•••• €9,500 26/05/23
  • SW•••• €9,400 26/05/23

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