1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL
Anyone who’s owned a Mercedes-Benz S-Class or its predecessors brand-new at the time will likely have been very impressed with their new purchase. While the S-Class badge came into play in 1972, the model’s heritage extends way back to 1954’s Ponton. Representing the pinnacle of Mercedes-Benz’ engineering and technology, new features typically debut on an S-Class before filtering down the range as time goes by. That’s why this 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL is still a technical tour de force, and comes with many features that you’d recognize as being on 2022-model cars too. Bearing just 78,600 original miles, you also receive a car cover, and the original manual plus tools and jack with the purchase. And you know what? Save weekend drives, this is a car you could daily very nicely, even in 2022!
This 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL hails from the W126 or second generation S-Class, that was produced from 1979 to 1991. If that seems a long production run, don’t be daunted because Mercedes-Benz engineer improvements into their cars every year. Sporting a smart blue interior and rolling on iconic Gullideckel wheels, this 560SEL is a long car, as you’d glean from the pictures, coming in at 203 inches, and still carries significant presence among modern metal. The interior sports a light gray color theme with burl wood trim. Leather seats accommodate up to five occupants, and the front plus rear seats are heated for winter comfort. You’ve also got climate control, electric windows, electric locks, electrically adjustable front seats, electric sunroof to enjoy some open-air motoring, cruise control, footrests for the rear seats, and a Becker Grand Prix radio cassette. The original first aid kit is included, and the trunk hosts the spare tire – no filler cans and inflators in the Eighties, you got a proper spare!
Sporting the largest engine on offer, this 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SEL is blessed with the Stuttgart automaker’s 5.6L fuel-injected V8 that puts out a very healthy 275hp and 317lb-ft to the rear wheels via a 4G-Tronic four speed automatic transmission. Performance figures when new stood at 7.2 seconds to sixty from rest, and a top speed 150mph.
Get pre-qualified for an auto loan