Travel back to the vibrant 80s, where good times were around every corner, and the perfect car to cruise down to the club on a Friday night was a must-have. For many, the Mercedes-Benz SL topped the list in many ways. It exudes an aura of expense and luxury, proudly wearing the iconic Mercedes-Benz logo on its front, symbolizing German class and reliability. Among the SL's illustrious history, the R107 generation of the Mercedes-Benz SL roadster holds a special place, having firmly established the Stuttgart manufacturer's reputation. Curious about what made them so popular? Allow us to introduce you to a fine example: the 1983 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 380SL Roadster, boasting a reported 100,400 miles on the clock. This German grand tourer comes well-prepared for a new chapter, with an extensive list of servicing and restoration parts. Additionally, a wealth of documentation and sales literature accompanies the sale, adding peace of mind to your purchase.
Originality is a hallmark of vintage cars, and this 1983 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 380SL Roadster embodies it perfectly. Clad in a striking China Blue exterior, it radiates an aura of authenticity. The American-spec bumpers and exterior chrome trim are in splendid condition, meticulously preserved over the years. The soft top has been carefully patched with the correct canvas, and the sale even includes the matching China Blue hardtop, providing versatility to suit your driving preferences. To complete the ensemble, the car gracefully rides on its factory silver Mercedes-Benz wheels. Step inside, and you'll find the beige interior of this 1983 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 380SL Roadster thoughtfully coordinated with the exterior. Maintaining a commitment to originality, many of the interior features have been preserved. Moreover, the car is equipped with amenities that enhance your driving experience, including power locks, cruise control, new sun visors, electric window lifters, and a folding armrest. To keep the 80s vibe alive, enjoy your favorite hits on the Original Becker radio cassette, accompanied by an automatic antenna.
Powering this 1983 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 380SL Roadster is a 3.8-liter V8 engine, striking a balance between performance and the renowned Mercedes-Benz driving experience. The engine sends power to the rear wheels through a 4-speed automatic gearbox. Recent maintenance includes a new battery, a timing belt replacement, and a timing chain replacement at 74,000 miles. The previous owner also refreshed the assembly disc, brakes, and muffler at 97,000 miles. Notably, this example benefits from a new A/C, fuel pump, fuel filter, fuel injectors, fuel accumulators, new spark plugs, and a recent tune-up, all contributing to its readiness for the next chapter of its life.
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