Classic Car Prepurchase Vehicle Inspection Central Coast NSW.
This example is an American model but is in original configuration with LHD steering.
1969 Mecedes Benz 280SL W113, 4 speed manual, 2.8L straight 6 cylinder with mechanical fuel injection.
Highly collectable world wide, this is a LHD USA import with good documentation.
There was a optional ZF 5 speed manual transmission available from the factory which now commands a higher price than the auto or 4 speed.
Pagoda tops come in 230SL, 250SL, 280SL models
Apparantly in 1968 there were only 2 250SL’s produced and 1968 there were only 17 250SL’s produced.
SL’s have had many famous owners, possibly the collectable will be John Lennons 230SL.
Prices on these examples in good complete restored condition, are always climbing, they are a solid investment if you buy the right car in the right condition with the right and corresponding documentation. Original handbooks are a great bonus and add to the price