1970 Mercedes Benz 280SL

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1970 Mercedes Benz 280SL Light Ivory

  • model: Mercedes Benz 280SL
  • miles: 101,521
  • color: Light Ivory  
  • stock #: 1935

This Stunning Mercedes Benz Was Sold New By Phil Smart, Mercedes Benz In Seattle, WA. The Original Color Was Light Ivory (670H) With A Black Hard Top (040G), Soft Top And Hub Caps. The Interior Was Black. Options Included Automatic Transmission With Floor Shift And Power Steering (426), U.S. Version Equipment (491), Outside Rear View Mirror (503) Becker Radio U.S. Version (515). Stamps IN the Warranty Book And Receipts On Hand Show Regular Maintenance By The Original Selling Dealer Through 1992 When The Original Owner Had His License Revoked For Failure To Pass His Driving Test. A Careful Inspection Of The Records Confirms That This 280SL Was Never A Daily Driver And Certainly Never Saw Rain Or Snow Or Road Salt. Mileage From 1970 To 1980 Was 46,542 And From 1980 To 1990 An Additional 46,420. In 1992 The Original Owner Lost His License And His Beloved 280SL Sat In The Garage For 20 Years. It Was Sold In 2012 With 92,902 Original Miles To The Second Owner. When The Car Changed Hands It Was Sent Out For Major Mechanical Servicing. All Fluids, Gaskets And Belts Were Changed, The Brake System And Calipers Rebuilt, The Suspension Rebuilt And The Fuel System Gone Through. Compression At This Point Were Between 160 And 165 Across All Six Cylinders. Then The Exterior Was Painted The Original Color And The Rest Of The Car Was Left Untouched. For The Next Two Years This Car Was Driven Regularly And It Accumulated An Additional 8,357 Miles. A Few Months Ago Was Purchased By A Dealer And Sent Out For A Complete New Interior. Leather Was Used On The Seats And Vinyl Throughout The Rest Of The Cabin, The Correct Carpets Were Also Installed And A New Soft Top. The Wood Was Sanded And Stained. The Rest Of The Chrome Was Refinished As Needed And Then Placed Back On The Car. The Engine Has Never Been Removed, So It Is Original Under The Hood. The Floors And Undercarriage Have Also Been Restored And Show Very Well. On The Road, This Mercedes Benz 280SL Drives Like A Dream. Please Call Peter Or Bo At 949.631.4194 During Business Hours Or 310.867.1797 After Hours. Attractive Financing, Go To JJBest.com

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