For sale is a gorgeous 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL with only 74.408 original miles
The 560SL was the last and highest powered Mercedes roadster built from 1986 until 1989 on the R-107 chassis. The 560 SL offered bulletproof reliability, satisfying power and aggressive good looks, so these roadsters combined all of Mercedes’ best features into a cultural icon.
This 560 SL is equipped with two tops – a like brand new and manually operated soft top in black, and a removable metal hardtop in white. This 560 SL has a comfortable cockpit with burlwood accents, driver-side airbag, a/c, am/fm, power windows, power locks/mirrors, anti-theft and cruise control.
The power comes from the M-117 5.6-liter SOHC V-8 engine with bosch ke-jetronic fuel injection and delivers 227hp and enough of torque to a four-speed automatic gearbox. The 560SL has power steering, fully independent suspension and 4-wheel abs power disc brakes with vented front rotors.
If you check out the Hagerty price index, you can see that these icons are valued between 20 and 80 thousands dollars. This car is beautiful inside and out. The 560SL is accident and rust free. It comes in one of its most rare sought after color combinations arctic white with gray interior. It is truly a beautiful and super elegant car.
The paint looks flawless and deep rich and shiny. The car is very straight with no dings, dents or damage. The sl has both tops. The hardtop is in excellent condition as you can see in the pictures. The softtop was fresh replaced with a new one in german quality. The seats were just replaced using top quality german mbtex material. All wood parts are in excellent condition with only minimal cracking. The wheels look like gorgeous and the tires are brand new.
We are actual servicing the car throughout and it needs nothing but a new owner. We actual replace with new parts: a/c compressor and a/c receiver drier, all belts, lower ball joints, rear brake rotors, calipers, pads and hoses, valve cover gaskets, powersteering coupling, reseal the powersteering gearbox, transmission shift bushings, right side tierod assembly, right upper control arm boot, front brake rotors, calipers, pads and hoses, electric fan resistor, air filter, oil and oil filter, lock actuator passenger door, fuel pump relay. After we are finished, the mercedes has now no known mechanical issues at all. Everything works as it should. The a/c blows again ice cold and the steering is very tight.
The 560 SL drives and shifts very smooth like you would expect from a low mileage classic Mercedes-Benz. This is a very nice and low mileage example of a 560SL, don’t let this one slip away. The car has only been gently used averaging 2,490 miles a year.
Location: Fort Myers, Florida, United States
See listing: 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Convertible (from November 22, 2020)