NO RESERVE - 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL (R107) LHD

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  • US-only variant
  • 5.6-litre V8
  • Automatic transmission
  • Removable hardtop and convertible fabric roof
  • All duties and VAT paid
  • Carfax report in gallary

The Appeal

Although we never got the 560SL in Europe, that hasn’t stopped us admiring it from afar. That lusty 5.6 V8 is the biggest engine ever fitted to a R107 and, along with the smooth styling and superb build quality, made it not only a fantastic grand tourer but also a discreet muscle car.

Here we have a US import finished in smart blue-green metallic paintwork – a colour we think really suits the car’s fine lines. Complete with both its fabric hood and the removable hardtop, it would make for a superb year-round classic. Offering a seamless blend of luxury and performance, this 560SL has much to recommend it.

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The History and Paperwork

  • Originally delivered to the US
  • Built in February 1988
  • 105,387 miles on the clock
  • The vendor tells us that this is a matching numbers vehicle
  • All duties and VAT paid (comes with EU import documents and US registration)

The Interior

  • Beige leather upholstery to the seats
  • Beige carpeting to the main cabin and boot area
  • Airbag steering wheel
  • Passenger side mirror electrically operated, both are heated
  • Electric windows
  • Becker Mexico Grand Prix radio system
  • Automatic climate control
  • Front folding armrest
  • Wood veneer to the dash fascia and centre console

The Exterior

  • Blue-green metallic paintwork
  • Factory option rear spoiler delete
  • Electric aerial
  • All-round heat-insulating glass
  • Black fabric soft-top
  • Removable hardtop
  • US specification lights and bumpers
  • Twin front fog lights
  • Original factory-fitted alloy wheels

The Mechanics

  • 5.6-litre naturally aspirated V8
  • Automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Power-assisted steering
  • Cruise control


There aren’t many classics with the all-round ability and genuine usability of the R107. If you’re after a suave, powerful and stylish daily classic, this could be just the ticket.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1988
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model 560SL
  • Colour Blue/Green
  • Odometer 105,387 Miles
  • Engine size 5600
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Schiedam
  • Location International
  • Country Netherlands
Bidding history
129 bids
  • Ch•••• €16,250 04/06/23
  • Ke•••• €16,000 04/06/23
  • Ke•••• €15,750 04/06/23
  • Ch•••• €15,500 04/06/23
  • ja•••• €15,250 04/06/23
  • Ke•••• €15,000 04/06/23
  • ja•••• €14,900 04/06/23
  • Ke•••• €14,650 04/06/23
  • Pd•••• €14,400 04/06/23
  • Pd•••• €14,150 04/06/23

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