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Mercedes-Benz 380 SLC (1981)

1981 Mercedes Benz 380 SLC (LHD)

EUR 58,278JPY 7,641,400BGN 113,980CZK 1,487,194DKK 433,378GBP 49,950HUF 20,712,552PLN 265,118RON 287,013SEK 596,358CHF 63,762ISK 8,531,886NOK 599,493HRK 436,997RUB 5,012,903TRY 602,937AUD 92,266BRL 347,191CAD 85,791CNY 446,520HKD 538,366IDR 1,000,910,283ILS 226,707INR 5,130,187KRW 78,507,921MXN 1,418,327MYR 286,995NZD 99,475PHP 3,357,740SGD 93,116THB 2,180,701ZAR 980,368

Offered for: GBP 49,950

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  • DD Classics Ltd.
  • United Kingdom United Kingdom
  • Contact:
    Daniel Donovan

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Request for Mercedes-Benz 380 SLC (1981) | Vehicle-ID: 209948

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  • Vehicle data
  • Description
  • Condition
  • Make Mercedes-Benz
  • Model SL-Class
  • Model name 380 SLC
  • Series C 107
  • Year of manufacture 1981
  • Chassis number n.a.
  • Gearbox number n.a.
  • Report n.a.
  • Condition category n.a.
  • Mileage 35,300 mls
  • Previous owners n.a.
  • First registration n.a.
  • Engine number n.a.
  • Matching numbers n.a.

Technical details

  • Body style Coupe
  • Power (kw/hp) 160/218
  • Cubic capacity (ccm) 3,818
  • Cylinders 8
  • Doors 2
  • Steering Left (LHD)
  • Transmission Automatic
  • Gears 4
  • Drive Rear
  • Front Brake Disc
  • Rear Brake Disc
  • Fuel Petrol

Individual configuration

  • Exterior colour Black
  • Manufacturer colour name n.a.
  • Sunroof No
  • Folding roof No
  • Power Assisted Steering Yes
  • Central locking Yes
  • Electric windows No
  • Interior colour Grey
  • Interior material Velour
  • Electric heated seats No
  • Air conditioning No
  • ABS No
  • Airbag No
  • Cruise control No

1981 Mercedes Benz 380 SLC (LHD)

  • Jet Black over special order Charcoal velour interior
  • Just 35,351 original miles, exceptionally low mileage
  • Truly one of the best SLCs on the planet
  • Incredibly high specification
  • The perfect car for high-speed continental cruising

For nearly twenty years, Mercedes-Benz’s C107/R107 SL-series coupes and convertibles symbolized personal luxury. The SL from that era represented the finest in engineering, comfort, and luxury in the 1970s and ’80s. Mercedes-Benz kept the model fresh and appealing throughout its 18-year run, catering to the expectations of its high-net-worth customers who ranged from industry tycoons to fashion moguls and movie stars.

In recent years the feasibility, charm, and prestige of the classic SL and SLC models have placed them as favourable choices with enthusiasts. Without question, this 1981 380 SLC coupe is one of the most pristine examples available. The car is one of just 3,789 built worldwide during a very brief 16-month production run. Furthermore, it is one of only 1,991 built for 1981.  The SLC is thought to be the intelligent choice over the regular SL.

Delivered on 27 March 1981 to its first proud owner via tourist delivery, this spectacular 380 SLC was the most expensive model offered by Mercedes-Benz at the time. Finished in Black over a rare and unusual European-only grey velour interior, the car presents in absolutely stunning condition today. Truly one of the best examples of the SLC anywhere, the car is simply immaculate, not only on the exterior but also the stunningly well preserved, special order Charcoal velour interior and underneath, the car presents like new. Even in the iconic rear quarter windows with the metal louvers which so often start to flake and crack on the surface, the louvers in this are as new too. You couldn’t wish to find a better example of an SLC anywhere, let alone the cost one would have to spend to get your average car to this standard. The original owner specified numerous options, including a sliding sun-roof, Becker radio, air-conditioning with climate control, and fog lamps. He would retain the SLC for over 25 years.

Today the 380 SLC is accompanied with a host of its original accessories, including its original owner’s manual, maintenance books and delivery booklets.  Furthermore, the car features its first-aid kit, original Dambach safety triangle, spare wheel, and tool roll with tools. Most recently, the car received a major service, including new fluids, filters, and spark plugs, on 16 December 2019 to the tune of nearly CA$4,500, for which the invoices are available on file.

Offered with just 35,351 original miles (57,019  kilometres), making it also one of the lowest mileage cars available anywhere, this 380 SLC presents the opportunity to acquire a highly original example that would be suited for both touring and MBCA concours events. If you’ve always lusted after the idea of owning a “new” SLC, look no further because this is as close as you can get.

Now available for viewing at the DD Classics Dealership (0208 878 3355) in London, please call for more information.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of the above information but errors may occur. Please check with a salesperson.

Condition, Registrations & Documents

  • Pink Slip
  • Registered
  • Ready to drive

Vehicle-ID: 209948


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