1983 | Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

 

EUR 66,572 JPY 9,068,486 BGN 130,202 CZK 1,636,415 DKK 495,398 GBP 59,995 HUF 26,214,860 PLN 313,456 RON 327,875 SEK 689,510 CHF 65,081 ISK 9,246,899 NOK 664,525 HRK 500,278 RUB 7,802,346 TRY 1,223,953 AUD 97,948 BRL 355,150 CAD 87,776 CNY 459,802 HKD 534,762 IDR 1,014,309,639 ILS 226,566 INR 5,395,483 KRW 88,177,075 MXN 1,387,148 MYR 303,557 NZD 108,167 PHP 3,762,936 SGD 93,714 THB 2,421,436 ZAR 1,134,007

 

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
Mercedes-Benz 280 SL
1983 | Mercedes-Benz 280 SL

EUR 66,572 JPY 9,068,486 BGN 130,202 CZK 1,636,415 DKK 495,398 GBP 59,995 HUF 26,214,860 PLN 313,456 RON 327,875 SEK 689,510 CHF 65,081 ISK 9,246,899 NOK 664,525 HRK 500,278 RUB 7,802,346 TRY 1,223,953 AUD 97,948 BRL 355,150 CAD 87,776 CNY 459,802 HKD 534,762 IDR 1,014,309,639 ILS 226,566 INR 5,395,483 KRW 88,177,075 MXN 1,387,148 MYR 303,557 NZD 108,167 PHP 3,762,936 SGD 93,714 THB 2,421,436 ZAR 1,134,007

 

United Kingdom

R 107
Convertible / Roadster
136/185 kw/hp
19,122 mls
Joe Briley

The SL Shop

  • Vehicle details

    Vehicle data
    Make Mercedes-Benz
    Model SL-Class
    Model name 280 SL
    Series R 107
    Year of manufacture 1983
    Mileage (read) 19,122 mls
    Technical details
    Body style Convertible
    Body detail Roadster
    Power (kw/hp) 136/185
    Cubic capacity (ccm) 2,746
    Cylinders 6
    Doors 2
    Steering Right (RHD)
    Transmission Manual
    Drive Rear
    Front Brake Disc
    Rear Brake Disc
    Fuel Petrol
    Individual configuration
    Exterior colour Blue
    Interior colour Blue
    Interior material Leather
    Power Assisted Steering

Description

ABOUT THIS CAR

Labrador Blue (312) with Blue Leather (252) and Dark Blue Fabric Soft Top (5010)

19,000 miles

The first owner of this car was, as far as we can tell, an enthusiast. On the 6th September 1983 Mr L paid the princely sum of £20,057.68 (or just over £71,000 in today’s money), evidenced by the presence of the original invoice for the car. It enjoys some expensive optional extras including full leather and rear seats.

With it’s rare colour, manual gearbox, antilock brakes, rear seats and lightweight alloy wheels, this car would have been unique against all the other SLs sold by E J Harley Mercedes-Benz in 1983.

The combination of a manual gearbox and six-cylinder engine make this the most economical of all the R107 range. Its not often that we find manual cars, though they are enjoyable to drive and offer a different dynamic for the R107. A manual gearbox allows the full potential of the 2.8 litre straight six engine to be used, letting the driver hang on to gear changes just to hear that raucus but refined sound. A 280SL gives ample performance, though it’s understandable that the SL has a reputation more for cruising than for spirited driving – this one enjoys a little of both.

Mercedes-Benz offered 16 different shades of blue throughout the production lifetime of the R107, with Labrador Blue only offered from 1982 to 1984. This is not a colour that we see very often at all, making this a very special car indeed.

Whether the first owner was a spirited driver or a had one eye on the fuel gauge we can’t be certain, but we are absolutely confident the specification of this SL makes it one of a kind. For much of it’s life this car has been adorned with the numberplate SL3000, a neat touch for an already unusual car.

For it’s 19,000 miles this car boasts 13 service stamps, There is a large folder of invoices, receipts and MOT certificates spanning the history of this car. Paperwork accompanying this car includes the original 1983 Mercedes-Benz PDI sheet, as well as manufacturers fuel economy leaflet. There is also the original Mercedes-Benz ‘Safety at the Roadside’ document, as well as the owners manual and service book. The roof handles reside in the correct pouches on the front of the plastic document wallet. There are two sets of keys with this car.

With such low mileage and some neat original features, this car is ready to be shown.

SPECIFICATION

1983 Mercedes-Benz R107 280 SL

Factory Specification:

Model 280 SL

Order Number 0 3 537 20258
Order Location GREAT BRITAIN
Interior LEATHER – BLUE (252)
Paint 1 312 LABRADOR BLUE
Paint 2 312 LABRADOR BLUE
Approx. Build Date 1983-08

320 ADDITIONAL PLATE AND REAR SEAT BENCH STOP FOR GREAT BRITAIN
461 INSTRUMENT WITH MILES IND. AND ENGLISH LEGEND
470 ANTI-LOCK BRAKING SYSTEM (ABS)
505 OUTSIDE REAR VIEW MIRROR, LEFT, ELECTRICALLY ADJUSTABLE (R.H.D.)
524 PAINTWORK – PRESERVATION
533 INTERFERENCE SUPPRESSION WITHOUT RADIO SET
565 REAR SEATS USED ON SL MODELS
583 ELECTRIC WINDOW LIFTERS (FRONT DOORS)
592 HEAT-INSULATING GLASS, ALL-AROUND, HEATED REAR WINDOW PANE, BAND FILTER
613 HEADLAMP LEFT-HAND TRAFFIC
640 15-HOLE LIGHT ALLOY RIMS
656 MICHELIN TIRES

682 FIRE EXTINGUISHER
744 DARK BLUE SOFT TOP FABRIC 5010

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