1985 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 500SL R107 for sale in Jacksonville, Florida, United States

1985 Mercedes 500SL R107 Roadster EUROPEAN MODEL 2 Tops WE SHIP AND EXPORT!!!!

  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: SL-Class
  • SubModel: 500SL R107
  • Type: Convertible
  • Year: 1985
  • Mileage: 57,242
  • VIN: 00000000000000000
  • Color: Black
  • Engine size: 5.0 V8
  • Number of cylinders: 8
  • Power options: Air Conditioning, Power Locks, Power Windows
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Transmission: Automatic
  • Drive type: RWD
  • Interior color: Tan
  • Safety options: Anti-Lock Brakes
  • Options: Cassette Player, Convertible, Leather Seats
  • Vehicle Title: Clear
  • Interested? Contact seller!

1985 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 500SL R107 Description

1985 Mercedes-Benz 500SL R107 EURO Model

Here is the chance to own THE NEXT COLLECTABLE SL ROADSTER – THE HOLY GRAIL of R107 Line – 1985 European Spec 500SL!!! (VIN#WDB1070461A022070)

With 57,000 Miles, rare black exterior and palomino leather interior color combination, there is just not a lot of 500SL’s like this one on the market!!

What makes this SL differ from the other ones on the US roads is that this is EUROPEAN model, featuring more powerful 5.0 liter V8 engine (more power and HP than US model 560SL), elegant European one piece square headlights, and more aesthetically appealing European short bumpers – The way Mercedes-Benz Designed the R107 Series!. The 500SL is also fastest production R107 SL produced!!

During its production course from 1980-1989 there was ONLY 11,812 of 500SL’s produced WORLDWIDE and this beauty is ONE of them!!!

With its rare and desirable color combination, and the fact that this is true, Original EUROPEAN 500SL, there is not a lot of R107 SL’s like this one on the road today!!

Exterior:

Its Rare and ORIGINAL Black (Paint Code 040G schwarz) paint has a beautiful shine and luster, and it looks like the day it left the showroom floor!! Chrome is in absolutely excellent condition, it is complete, healthy and new looking, and this beautiful roadster is a head turner and conversation piece everywhere it goes.

This Mercedes is very solid and rust free example (please see pictures!!!). It was always kept in Air Conditioned Garage and it shows!!!

Body is in wonderful condition and it is straight as an arrow! All doors, hood, and trunk are operating with ease, and everything lines up properly. It was never in an accident, and It has been always garaged, pampered and kept away from rain and bad weather!!

Factory VIN # stamping on the front radiator support shows originality of this car. Whole engine bay is healthy looking and very clean, without signs of paint, undercoating, or any other signs of abuse!!!

There is just not a lot of 500SL’s out there in this solid and amazingly kept and preserved original condition!!

Original floors are solid, unmolested and free of any kind of undercoating’s! If you wipe the road dirt and dust from the inside of the fenders, original factory Black Paint is revealed, proving the originality of the undercarriage, and showing how solid and beautiful this SL actually is!

Like they say “Originality is king when it comes to classic cars”!! Not only does finding a 30ish year old car that has not been altered by numerous past owners add to your enjoyment of the car; the more original features that you can substantiate the better when it comes time to sell your treasure!!!

Experienced car collectors and investors have learned that a solid, sound, original body is the most important aspect of any vintage car! Mechanical rebuilds are straight forward and not costly compared to trying to correct a previously crashed or rusted car. One cannot throw enough money at a car with a bad body to make it right or equal to a car with a great original structure like on this beauty!!

This SL is equipped with both soft top, and the hard top! Its ORIGINAL Black Soft top is in great condition, and it is very easy to operate, and vinyl windows are nice and clear. Original Hard top is also in great condition, including all the glass, and the headliner which is clean, and rips and tears free!! Another sign of originality of this beautiful car is stamping mark on the Hard Top (22070) which reflects the last 5 digits of the vehicles VIN number!!!

Chrome Bundt wheels are wrapped with matching Michelin tires, and they really compliment the Black exterior of this beauty!

-Interior

Being stored in Air-Conditioned garage its whole life helped this beauty kept in excellent and preserved original condition even after 31 years of its life!!! Original Palomino interior is in excellent condition!!!! Carpet is in like-new condition, not faded, and its rips and tears free!! Original Leather Seats are supple, and in excellent condition as well, new looking, and very supportive and comfortable. All rubber seals are nice and soft!

Whole interior is in excellent condition, and it smells brand new inside! Wood looks new and healthy without any cracks in the clearcoat from the heat or sun, and dash is in excellent condition without any cracks – which is very common occurrence on R107’s that were exposed to sun and heat!

This Mercedes comes with the original radio, and the power windows and they are all working as they should!!

Just take a look at the pictures, and you will get an idea about the condition of this car, how nicely it is kept, and how beautiful it is. It really does not get any better than this!

-Engine & Transmission

European Spec 5.0 Liter V8 Engine starts up with ease, and it is strong and powerful as ever with only 57,000 miles on the odometer (only about 1,800 miles per year!!). Right before we acquired it, its previous owner had a full tune up done on it, including spark plugs, wires, ignition cap, rotor, air filter, oil change, new fuel pump and fuel filter, and this beauty is ready for its new owner!

Despite the larger 5.6 liter engine of the 560 SL, the 500 SL is recorded as being the fastest production R107 SL produced. The 500 SL was published by Mercedes-Benz as having 0-60mph times of 7.4 seconds for a top speed of 225km/h (140mph). Torque for the 500 SL is 296lb·ft (401N·m) at 3200 rpm and for the 560 SL 287lb·ft (389N·m) at 3500 rpm.

Automatic Transmission shifts smoothly and effortlessly through every gear, and it makes this SL absolute joy to drive and cruise in! This German Roadster handles great at the high speeds, and it is very comfortable.

Air Condition works as it should, and this car is ready for some fall topless fun!!!! There is nothing better than driving down the road with the top down, and the wind in your hair!!!

This beautiful Mercedes comes with its original manual, never used Safety Triangle sign as well as with its original Tool Set and First Aid Kit! Both the Tool set and the First Aid kit are still wrapped in its original nylon packaging and they have never been opened!!!!

Original Michelin Spare tire NEVER touched the road!!!! All proper new tire markings are still visible on the tire!!! Inside of the spare tire wheel looks brand new without any marks or dust on it!! VERY rare to find on a vehicle that is few years old, let alone on a vehicle that is 31 years old!!!!!

This is a very nicely kept and complete Mercedes SL, that has been loved its whole life, it was never abused, and it truly shows!! Every used SL has been created equal, but there are some that have been loved just a little bit more!!!! This car is one of those SL’s!!

-Values

Value of this SL is increasing from day to day, and unlike stocks, this is only investment that can be your investment and your “toy” at the same time! Being a rare, low mileage all original Euro 500SL makes it just icing on the cake!

Just checkout NADA ( www.nada.com ) values below, and the best thing is, value of this car will only continue to appreciate, as cars in this condition, especially 500SL’s are getting harder and harder to come by!

http://www.nadaguides.com/Classic-Cars/1985/Mercedes-Benz/500SL/2-Door-Roadster-_/Values

LOW RETAIL: $19,300

AVERAGE RETAIL: $27,300

HIGH RETAIL: $42,300

Title is clear and is ready to be transferred immediately ANYWHERE IN THE WORLD and we will be glad to help winning buyer with finding the cheapest shipping quote for shipping, personally deliver the car to the local port for the out of the Country buyers, and fill out all the necessary paperwork to make it easy and convenient for the winning buyer!

If you have any questions feel free to contact us at 904-728-9688 or 904-571-5237, and we will be more than happy to help out with anything we can.

-TERMS OF SALE:

Buyers are encouraged, and more than welcome to inspect this vehicle in person andbefore auction ends! Inspections performed after the point of sale will not be accepted or considered. Please review all the photos carefully, and do all of your homework and due diligence in regard of this vehicle before auction ends!!!! Please do not assume anything and do ask any questions you might have in regard of this car, and do ask for any additional photos that would be of interest for you, so we avoid case of "buyer’s remorse" afterwards.

Please be advised that this is not a brand new vehicle, and it should not be treated as such!!! It is a 31 years oldpre-ownedclassic vehicle which has been previously on the road used and driven, so therefore with respect to its age and the miles it has, there will most likely be average wear and tear,such as minor scratches, minor dings, small rock chips or any other imperfections that are expected to be seen on a previously owned and used vehicle. We do our best to disclose any substantial blemishes in our photos and descriptions. Opinions and expectations can vary, so Please Telephone Us If You Have Any Questions or Concerns Regarding the Condition of This Vehicle.

Once a vehicle leaves our premises no refunds, credits or adjustments will be issued.

This vehicle is being soldAS-IS, where is, and without any warranty expressed, written, or implied. All used vehicles should be assumed to have some degree of wear. We do not manufacture our product. Each vehicle brand has its strengths, styles, tendencies, and shortcomings. Therefore, despite our best efforts to verify a vehicle's mechanical condition, we are not able to warranty a manufacturer’s workmanship or a previous owner’s diligence in care.

Some vehicles may come with the balance/remainder of the factory warranty, but it’s the responsibility of the buyer to check with that vehicles Original dealer/manufacturer about those, and their terms and conditions. We will do our best to disclose if the vehicle does come with the balance of factory warranty. The seller shall not be responsible for the correct description, authenticity, genuineness, or defects herein, and makes no warranty in connection therewith. No allowance or set aside will be made on account of any incorrectness, imperfection, defect or damage. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. ANY and ALL representations made in the description above are made to the best of the Seller‘s knowledge, however, due to divergent notions of condition and quality, you are encouraged to rely on your own physical inspection of the vehicle and not the description above. Furthermore, due to the likelihood for latent and patent defects within and/or on a pre-owned vehicle, the Seller cannot guarantee that all issues are disclosed in the description above. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle, asked any and as much questions they might have about the vehicle, and to have satisfied himself or herself as to the condition and value of the vehicle and to bid based upon that judgment solely. Therefore, any claims or disputes as a result of or relate to failure to disclose or misrepresentation are hereby waived by you. The seller shall and will make every reasonable effort to disclose any known defects associated with this vehicle at the buyer's request prior to the close of sale and end of the auction. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs regardless of any oral or written statements about the vehicle. It is agreed by all parties in relation to any transaction involving this vehicle, won through eBay or not, that the proper venue for any legal proceedings or disputes will be conducted in Duval County, Florida, under the laws of State of Florida.

The advertised mileage represents the miles when the vehicle was placed on eBay. These vehicles are test driven and demoed so mileage shown may differ at time of sale.

Also please be advised that we have the right to terminate this auction at any time, as the vehicle is offered for sale locally, and through other means of advertisement.

By bidding on this auction, clicking “buy it now” option, or by placing your offer,you agree that you have read, understand, accept and will be bound, without modification, by all the terms, conditions and notices contained herein.

-PAYMENT TERMS:

$500Non-RefundableDeposit via PayPal is due within 24 hours after the end of the auction, and winning bidder MUST contact us within this period to arrange payment and shipping details.

The balance(cash in person, money order, bank loan or certified check, wire transfer) is due within3 daysafter the end of the auction!! All financial transactions must be completed before vehicle delivery.

Fees:

We do charge $185 documentary fee that will be added to the winning bid amount. This fee is used to cover any administrative and paperwork expenses, overnighting the documents to your door, and issuing a 30 days temporary tag.

All buyers are responsible for all state, county, city taxes and fees, as well as title/registration fees in the state that the vehicle will be registered in.

Florida Residents will be responsible for Florida Sales tax, Tag & Title fees at the time of the sale, and out-of-state Residents will be more than likely responsible for their states sales tax, tag & Title fees in their own state.

A temporary tag can be issued if needed to transport the vehicle back to your home state. Temp tags are good for 30 days.

If you have any questions about your Fees & Taxes please call or email, or check with your local DMV agency before bidding on our items.

If you need any special arrangements in regard of the payment, please let us know in a timely manner, andBEFOREauction ends, so you can get our approval to bid on the vehicle, and we can work something out, otherwiseIfterms of sale are not met (deposit within 24 hours, and full payment within 3 days),that bidder will be reported to E-bay, and second chance offer will be sent to the next highest bidder!!

-SHIPPING

We Specialize in Export of vehicles from United States, so if you need shipping quotes toANYWHERE IN THE WORLD,as well as in the United States, please let us know, and we will get them for you as soon as possible. We have two major international ports in our vicinity (Jacksonville Port, in Jacksonville Florida, and Brunswick Port in Brunswick Georgia) so international shipping and Export is no problems!

We encourage bothDOMESTICandINTERNATIONALbidders to bid on this vehicle, and we will be more than happy to help out with arranging shipping if winning bidder requires such help as We have good working relationships with few good domestic and international shipping companies that we used in the past.

Shipping cost is the responsibility of the winning bidder!

-ABOUT US:

Majestic Auto International, LLC is located in SunnyJacksonville,Florida. We specialize in sale and export of antique, exotic and special interest vehicles. All of our vehicles are handpicked,inspected, and if they don’t meet and satisfy our strict criteria, they are not offered for sale to the retail market, but are just passed along to the wholesale market. We want our customers to be happy with what they purchase from us, and we only offer the cleanest cars that we would personally drive!! We pride ourselves on our selection of handpicked special interest vehicles, and we want you to be our customer for Life!!

Why our cars have such a great prices? Our low overhead strategy which stands in stark contrast to the extravagant franchised dealerships translates to significant upfront savings to our customers!! The resultis a lower purchase price that will minimize the up-side-down effect on future trade-in values. It is proven fact that the “Best Car Values” are realized on depreciated 1-3 year old vehicles that still retain factory warranty.

Please feel free to contact us via e-mail atMajesticAutoInternational@gmail.com, or call 904-728-9688 & 904-571-5237 at any time with questions.

Visit us online atwww.majesticautointernational.com

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