1972 Mercedes-Benz 350sl For Sale






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Fixed price: 
US $17.000.00
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Last update: 
05.12.2016
Make:
Model: 
SL-Class
Item Location: 
Los Angeles, California, United States
Type: 
Convertible
Exterior Color: 
Red
Trim: 
Convertible
Interior Color: 
Black
Engine: 
8-cyl. 3499cc/230hp Bosch FI
Number of Cylinders: 
8
Transmission: 
Automatic
Drive Type: 
RWD
Fuel: 
Gasoline
Options: 
CD Player
Warranty: 
Vehicle does NOT have an existing warranty
Vehicle Title: 
Clear
For Sale By: 
Private Seller
Mileage: 
122,000
Year: 
1972










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Description 1972 Mercedes-Benz 350sl

This is a rare first generation 1972 Mercedes Benz 350SL, Euro spec. The Euro spec high compression engine develops the same power at lighter engine weight. This model is the true 3.5l V8 that came with a higher compression engine.  I've owned this car for two years and bought it from the original owner in New jersey. I performed renovation work beginning with an expert front end rebuild by respected MB shop Rheinland Motors in New York, with recent new muffler and new fuel pump completed in Los Angeles. This car includes both tops. There is no A/C and the car has roll-up windows. Correct MB tex interior is in excellent condition and done approximately 5 years ago.

There is a dime sized rust bubble on the top. The passenger side door exterior handle does not lock from the outside and may need replacement.

Come by for a test drive or for your mechanic. Please arrange for a test drive before bidding.  All due diligence needs to be done prior to your bid. Deposits are non-refundable. Sales are final. 

The Mercedes-Benz SL name has always signified a certain level of automotive style and sophistication, and each new generation seems both to define and be defined by its era. Such was the case when the R107 model SL came on the scene in 1972 as a replacement for the popular 230/250/280SL W113 series. The family of models existed with minimal changes until 1989, a remarkable production run for a luxury convertible.

With the R107, Mercedes debuted a V-8 engine in the convertible lineup, which was necessary given the new SL’s relative girthy 3,400-pound weight. Styling was typically conservative and somewhat reminiscent of the pagoda top cars, and despite dimensions more or less the same, the R107 appeared to be much larger.

The 3.5l fuel-injected V-8 featured an overhead cam and delivered 230 horsepower. It was paired with a three-speed automatic, with no manual transmission on offer. Suspension was fully independent and four-wheel disc braking was standard. This model has roll-up windows and A/C delete

Call me at 310-seven2nine-6six2two to arrange for a test drive. Car is in LA.







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