1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Convertible in Mint Condition

1987 Mercedes-Benz 500-Series Chromer

Condition: Used
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 500-Series
SubModel: SL
Type: Convertible
Trim: Chromer
Year: 1987
Mileage: 105000
VIN: WDBBA48D6HA064813
Color: Red
Engine: 5.6l V8
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Description for Mercedes-Benz 500-Series 1987

This 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SLthe power comes from a 5.5L V8 mated to a 4-speed automatic transmission, and a recent service included air conditioning work, new filters, power steering and coolant flushes, a fresh muffler, transmission and brake services, and new belts. Now showingjust under 103k miles, this R107 is offered on behalf of the current owner by a dealer with a matching hardtop, window sticker, recent service receipts, manuals, keys, and a clean Texas title.

The exterior is finished in Signal Red (568),and no accidents or body repairs are noted on the included Carfax report.


Factory 15” Gullideckel alloys are mounted under aftermarket wheel arch trim and wear Kumho tires.Standard features included fully independent suspension, 4-wheel disc brakes with ABS, and a limited-slip differential.

The cabin is trimmed in Palomino leather with burl wood trim on thedash and center console. Factory features include automatic climate control and cruise control. Interior functions are reportedly working with exception of the driver-side door lock mechanism, which operates intermittently.


A recent air conditioning service included aconversion to R134a refrigerant as well as replacement of the control unit and relay. The factory Becker radio has been removed in favor of an aftermarket CD player. VDO gauges include a 6-digit odometer showing just under 103k miles, about 87k of which were added by the owner of 30 years.

The 5.5-liter M117 V8 featured overhead cams and Bosch electronic fuel injectionforfactory ratings of 227 horsepower and 287 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to to the rear wheels through a 4-speed automatic transmission with overdrive and a limited-slip differential. Maintenance performed in 2017 included installing a new muffler, replacing the brake pads, an A/C compressor, assorted drive belts, a new air filter, a transmission service, and more. Recent work included power steering and coolant flushes, a new fuel filter, and an oil and filter change.


A newer muffler was installed and a brake fluid flush was carried out along with installation of new calipers, rotors, and pads out back. Additional underbody photos are viewable in the gallery below.