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


  • US-specification 5.6-litre V8
  • Automatic transmission
  • Fabric roof and removable hardtop
  • All import duties and VAT paid
  • EU import documentation and US Title

The Appeal

With a delightfully smooth and powerful V8 powertrain, practical removable hardtop and Mercedes-Benz’s usual reputation for subtle, elegant styling and superb construction, it’s easy to see why the 560SL is sought after. Never officially available in Europe, they make for an excellent, usable classic that has just a hint of muscle car to its nature.

This example is presented in smart Impala Brown Metallic paintwork and comes with an excellent specification. If you’re in the market for a handsome example of one of Mercedes-Benz’s finest grand tourers, then this is well worth your consideration.

The History and Paperwork

  • Supplied new to the US in 1988
  • All duties and VAT paid (comes with EU import documents and US registration)
  • 176,615 miles on the clock
  • The vendor tells us that this is a matching numbers vehicle

The Interior

  • Palomino leather upholstery
  • Beige carpeting
  • Optional front folding armrest
  • Steering wheel airbag
  • Automatic climate control
  • Electric windows
  • Electrically operated passenger side mirror, both mirrors are heated
  • Modern Panasonic stereo system
  • Wood veneer to the dash fascia and centre console

The Exterior

  • Impala Brown Metallic (441O) paintwork
  • Black fabric roof
  • Removable hardtop roof
  • Heat insulating glass all round
  • Factory alloy wheels

The Mechanics

  • 5,547cc naturally aspirated V8
  • Automatic transmission
  • Rear-wheel drive
  • Power assisted steering
  • Anti-lock braking system


Whether you seek a muscle car with a slice of elegance or a smooth boulevard cruiser, the 560SL very much fits the bill. Presented here in a very attractive specification, it has bags of potential and could make for a very fine daily-use modern classic.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1988
  • Make Mercedes
  • Colour Silver
  • Odometer 176,615 Miles
  • Engine size 5547
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Schiedam
  • Location International
  • Country Netherlands

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