1973 Mercedes Benz 450SL Convertible,Documented three owner car,190hp V8

1973 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Condition: Used
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
Type: Convertible
Trim: 450 SL
Year: 1973
Mileage: 33,528
VIN: 10704412009326
Color: Byzantine Gold Metallic
Engine: 4.5 liter 190hp V8 engine
Cylinders: 8
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan MB-Tex
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Saint Louis, Missouri, United States

Description for Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 1973

1973 Mercedes Benz 450SL Convertible Description

1973 Mercedes Benz 450 SL

Documented three owner car Resided with the same family for 33 years! Rare Byzatine Gold Metallic with Saddle Tan MB-Tex 4.5 liter 190hp V8 engine 4-Speed Automatic Transmission Power assisted steering and brakes Air conditioning

MotoeXotica Classic Cars is pleased to present this statuesque and rarely seen short bumper 1973 450SL with only 35,292 documented miles on the clock.This three owner European classic is one of the most iconic sports cars in history, ith very little design changes throughout it’s history. One of a select few cars that has retained essential design and engineering philosophy while setting new standards of performance and esthetics in the process. This example has been lovingly cared for by the same family for 33 years!

The Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster (formerly known as the SL Roadster) is a grand touring roadster manufactured by Mercedes since 1954. The designation SL derives from the German Sportlich-Leicht, Sport Lightweight) and was first applied to the 300SL . The SL variant was a 2-seat convertible/roadster(R107) with standard soft top and optional hardtop and optional folding seats for the rear bench.

Finished in a rarely seen brilliant Byzantine Gold Metallic (422), his coupe shows extremely well with only minor fading visible upon close inspection. All the trim is present, omplete and displays slight normal wear. The short front and rear bumper’s (including over-riders) fit is extremely tight and finish is very good with minor scratches. The front driving lights are bumper mounted, ree of chips and cracks and operate as designed. The hardtop has a nice fit and matching exterior finish. The Dark Tobacco soft top has the same excellent fit with the rear window showing little or no scratches or hazing. The weather-stripping is pliable, ith only a few signs of drying, earing or shrinkage. The original 14-inch wheels represent well with only slight signs of marring.

Inside, he rich Saddle Tan MB-Tex front bucket seats appear normal with only slight wear spots on the driver’s seat outside bolster visible. The matching saddle door panels, arpet and black dashboard are an excellent contrast to the striking gold exterior of the car and look fantastic. All gauges are ergonomically placed, ave correct appearance and function as originally designed. The originally equipped leather steering wheel is in excellent condition and functions as designed. The heater, ower windows and JVC stereo upgrade function as designed. Included is a file of service records from 1982 to the present documenting complete service log and actual miles. The original (protec-to plate) metal owner tag is with the car, lus both hard top removal tools as well as the original build card and the original owner’s manual and books.

This nicely represented Mercedes features a SOHC 4.5 liter eight-cylinder engine, osch Jetronic injection, -speed automatic transmission, ower assisted four-wheel disc brakes, our-wheel independent suspension. The wheels are chrome 14 inch original Mercedes rims with radial tires.

The SL “R107” is easily one of the most recognizable and desirable Mercedes ever produced. Touring the way it’s suppose to be…This 450 SL has a luxurious exterior with the heart of German motorsports. GET OUT AND DRIVE!!!

Current mileage on the odometer shows 35,528 believed to be actual miles. The car is being sold as is on a clean & clear title.

VIN: 10704412009326

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