1980 Mercedes Benz 450SLC 5.0 NO RESERVE!

1980 Mercedes-Benz 400-Series 450SLC 5.0!

Condition: Used
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 400-Series
Type: Coupe
Trim: 450SLC 5.0!
Doors: 2 Doors
Year: 1980
Mileage: 80420
VIN: WDB10702612001091
Color: Black
Engine: 8 Cylinder
Cylinders: 8
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: Rear
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Cleveland, Ohio, United States
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Description for Mercedes-Benz 400-Series 1980

This is a NO RESERVE auction for 1980 Mercedes Benz 450 SLC 5.0 Sunroof coupe. Originally this model was built for race and rally,track day or street! This is a Hi-Performance Rare "Factory Lightweight Homologation Special" 450SLC 5.0 Euro car. This car must be considered a restoration/project car with a strong engine and good mechanics. Originally silver with tan leatherinterior. Currently black with tan interior. Has the original Euro headlights and bumpers. Equipped with a factory sunroof.

The body is very straight but the paint is old and imperfect. There is some rust underneath as you can see in the pictures.

Showing 80,000 miles on the odometer. The interior is all there but is showing its age. Equipped with an original factory Becker radio. Power windows and radio do NOT work.

Comes with clean and clear title.

An excellent rare driver needing work.

General history for this model.

This is not the regular standard USA spec 450SLC. This is a European spec model not originally sold in the USA. The 450SLC 5.0 model was a factory Homologation Special to enable Mercedes-Benz to compete on the International Rally circuit. Less than 3000 were built between 1977 and 1980. This car is number 1091 out of 2,756 built. This model introduced the all-aluminum 5.0L engine (vs. the cast-iron 4.5L engine). In addition, the Hood, Decklid and Rear Suspension Arms are Aluminum. This model was Mercedes most expensive regular production model at the time (and was not sold in the USA). Racing versions of this car were the basis of Mercedes Factory Rallying efforts in 1978 and 1979. Competition history of this model included an outright win in the grueling 18,000-mile Sudamerika Southern Cross Rallye late in 1978 and high placements at the Paris-Dakar, Rallye Akopolis, and other World Rally Championship events. This particular vehicle has no known previous racing history.

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