NO RESERVE - 1999 Mercedes-Benz SLK 230 Kompressor

Highlights


  • Long MOT with no advisories
  • Only two previous owners
  • Presented in good condition throughout

The Appeal


This turbocharged SLK 230 is a great looking car. The ‘brilliant Silver’ paintwork appears to have survived very well, ad the two-tone charcoal and blue interior is smart and presentable. 

We’re sure this car will make a very practical addition to anyone’s garage, with its relatively low mileage and capable performance. The long MOT and recent expenditure will give its next owner confidence, too. 

The History and Paperwork


  • First registered 27th October 1999
  • MOT valid until May 2023
  • No MOT advisories
  • V5C in owner’s name
  • Old MOT certificates on file
  • Some invoices for parts and servicing
  • One key
  • Two previous owners
  • Some Mercedes main dealer servicing invoices 

The Interior


  • Two tone charcoal and blue leather
  • Leather upholstery in good condition
  • Some creasing and wear to the driver’s seat bolster
  • Carpets clean and tidy
  • Headlining clean and secure
  • Glass clean and scratch-free
  • Heater, windows and central locking all said to be working
  • Boot clean and tidy 
  • Spare wheel, jack and tools under boot floor
  • Original Mercedes first aid kit and warning triangle


The Exterior 


  • ‘Brilliant Silver’ paint in good condition
  • Very few marks or blemishes, only a few scuffs and chips
  • Bodywork nice and straight
  • Doors said to close as they should
  • Light scuff on driver’s side rear bumper
  • Electric folding roof said to work well
  • Electric mirrors working
  • There are a few scratches on the alloy wheels
  • Tyres said to retain good tread
  • Underside appears clean and tidy


The Mechanics 


  • 2.3 litre four-cylinder engine produces 190 bhp
  • Automatic transmission
  • Engine bay smart and tidy
  • We’re told the car has recently had a new crankshaft position sensor and mass air flow meter fitted at a cost of around £1,000
  • Said to drive very smoothly
  • The vendor tells us that the brakes are good, there are no untoward noises from the engine, it has plenty of power and changes gear well


Summary


This Mercedes looks like the kind of car which has led a quiet life. With only 90,032 miles on the clock since the car was first registered 23 years ago, it should have plenty of life left in it. Cars of this era are beginning to be appreciated as worthy of being preserved and enjoyed, as they become more widely accepted as true classics.

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Vehicle specification
  • Year 1999
  • Make Mercedes
  • Model 230 SLK
  • Colour Silver
  • Odometer 90,032 Miles
  • Engine size 2295
Auction Details
  • Seller Type Trade
  • Town Bramley
  • Location Hampshire
  • Country United Kingdom
Bidding history
22 bids
  • ge•••• £2,100 27/11/22
  • fr•••• £2,000 27/11/22
  • fr•••• £1,900 27/11/22
  • Ha•••• £1,800 27/11/22
  • ge•••• £1,700 26/11/22
  • si•••• £1,600 25/11/22
  • si•••• £1,500 25/11/22
  • mi•••• £1,400 25/11/22
  • mi•••• £1,300 24/11/22
  • ga•••• £1,200 23/11/22

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