41-Years-Owned 1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL
This 1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL was acquired in 1981 by the current owner, who has since added approximately 100k of the 123k miles shown. It is finished in Brilliant Red Metallic over Bamboo MB-Tex upholstery and is powered by a 4.5-liter V8 paired with a three-speed automatic transmission. Equipment includes a body-color removable hardtop, a black soft top, a Nardi steering wheel, 14? Bundt wheels, cruise control, fog lights, air conditioning, and a Blaupunkt CD stereo. This R107 is now offered on dealer consignment with service records, manufacturer’s literature, and a clean California title.
The car is finished in Brilliant Red Metallic (525) and features a color-matched removable hardtop with a heated rear window as well as a black convertible soft top that is said to have been replaced in 2006. Additional features include front fog lights, a power antenna, and chrome-accented bumpers and trim. The selling dealer reports that the trunk lid has been repainted.
The 14? Bundt wheels are mounted with 205/70 Solar 4XS tires. The car was factory equipped with power steering and power-assisted four-wheel disc brakes.
The cabin features two bucket seats upholstered in Bamboo MB-Tex along with a matching center console and door panels. Amenities include air conditioning, central locking, power windows, and a Blaupunkt Los Angeles CD stereo hooked to ADS Audio speakers. The selling dealer notes holes in the center console trim behind the window switches.
The wood-rimmed Nardi steering wheel fronts VDO instrumentation including a 160-mph speedometer, a 7k-rpm tachometer, and gauges for temperature, oil pressure, and fuel level. The six-digit odometer shows 123k miles, approximately 100k of which were added under current ownership.
The 4.5-liter M117 V8 features Bosch K-Jetronic fuel injection and was factory rated at 180 horsepower and 220 lb-ft of torque.
Power is sent to the rear wheels through a three-speed automatic transmission.
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