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LOT 50

1988 Mercedes-Benz 280SL with Hardtop Registration no. PKU 760X Chassis no. WDB10704222012947

Estimate: £24,000 - £28,000
Lot 50
1988 Mercedes-Benz 280SL with Hardtop
Registration no. PKU 760X Chassis no. WDB10704222012947

1988 Mercedes-Benz 280SL with Hardtop
Registration no. PKU 760X
Chassis no. WDB10704222012947

Odometer reading: 46,875
MOT: Exempt

*Low mileage R107
*One owner fromz new
*Good history file

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The R107 Mercedes SL is one the longest running passenger cars sold in Mercedes history. This is unsurprising with such an elegant design that is instantly recognisable as a Mercedes. This 1998 280SL has a low mileage of just 46,875 miles and just one owner from new. It is presented in a silver blue combined with a half MBtech and cloth blue interior. Both the exterior paintwork and interior present very well, and overall the car is in very good order. There is also a large history file that includes its original book pack and old MOTs dating back to 1996. The original bill of sale for £17,000 from Mercedes-Benz of Huddersfield is also featured, dated 27 October 1988. This is a very well maintained example with only one owner from new.

Vendor Score Total: 83/100

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Key for sellers' assessments:
1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

Body Work: 4
Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 4
Glass: 4
Paint: 4
Wheels/Tyres: 4

Axles: 4
Brakes: 4
Gearbox/Clutch: 4
Suspension: 4

Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 5
Headlining: 4
Seats: 4
Trim: 4

Ancillary components: 4
Main components: 4

Mechanical components: 5
Running: 5
Starting: 4
Under Bonnet: 4

Car History File: 4

Saleroom notices

We are advised by the vendor that the Mercedes hood is as new, and that the car is rust free.

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