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

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  • Original United States example of the 560SL
  • Original blue-black metallic paintwork (199O)
  • Still carrying US registration
  • All duties and imports paid

The Appeal

Perhaps one of the most essential classics in the Mercedes-Benz repertoire, the R107 is so numerous and long-lived today because it’s simply a superb balance of mechanics, styling and quality. These big, blocky cars continue to charm and impress today. 

This example, an unmodified American-spec 560SL, is presented with the added authority of a clear CARFAX report, and appears to be a completely original, matching-numbers example. 

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The History and Paperwork

  • First registered in the USA in 1987
  • Imported to the Netherlands in 2022 following an auction
  • Still carries US registration and ownership certificate
  • Indicates 141,620 miles
  • This appears to be authentic mileage, going from the car’s history
  • Car has seemingly always maintained its original paintwork and interior
  • The latest service we can spot on the CARFAX report was in 2012
  • Paperwork includes:
    • Original registration documents
    • Original Mercedes-Benz maintenance booklet
    • Original owner’s manual
    • Original radio operating guide
    • Stamped service record (incomplete)
    • Complete CARFAX report

The Interior

  • Original red leather interior
  • Original red leather seats
  • Red fabric rear bench
  • Red dashboard with attractive wood accents and centre console
  • Original period instruments throughout
  • Original radio
  • Plastic Mercedes-Benz branded steering wheel

The Exterior 

  • Stylish Mercedes-Benz lines and styling
  • Original black-blue paintwork
  • US-spec with outsized black plastic bumpers
  • Hard top and soft top included
  • Car sitting on its original alloys
  • Full set of Good Year tyres

The Mechanics 

  • Impressive 5.6L V8 powerplant - the largest ever fitted to the R107
  • 4-speed 4GTronic transmission
  • Power-assisted disc brakes
  • Car is a ‘matching numbers’ example
  • Appears to have last been serviced in 2012, according to Carfax
  • As a result, it’s likely to need some mechanical work


A highly desirable variant of the R107, this 5.6L V8-powered roadster is impressively original and should make a great prospect for the lucky future owner. 

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1987
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model 560SL
  • Colour Black
  • Odometer 141,620 Miles
  • Engine size 5600
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Schiedam
  • Location International
  • Country Netherlands
Bidding history
117 bids
  • Ku•••• €13,338 28/05/23
  • Op•••• €13,088 28/05/23
  • an•••• €12,838 28/05/23
  • Op•••• €12,588 28/05/23
  • an•••• €12,338 28/05/23
  • Op•••• €12,088 28/05/23
  • Mi•••• €11,838 28/05/23
  • Op•••• €11,588 28/05/23
  • Mi•••• €11,338 28/05/23
  • Op•••• €11,088 28/05/23

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