The Mercedes-Benz SL series has been around since 1954, when the legendary 300SL Gullwing debuted the 'Super Leicht' branding that continues to this day. One of the icons along the way is the R107 generation, which ran from 1971 to 1989. A firm Hollywood favorite, the SL continues to turn heads in 2022. Here's your chance to pick up one of these German beauties; we've got a 1984 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Convertible up for sale.
The 80s saw a significant shift in the automotive world and trends. Out with the analog, digital dashboards and quirky features were all the fads. With manufacturers jumping on the digital hype train for higher sales Mercedes-Benz and its lineup of roadsters didn't budge and stuck to its guns. Present today is a fine example of Mercedes-Benz royalty and comes in the form of this 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL. With a reported 16,900 miles on the clock, this is a true survivor and is a close representation of a factory example.
It's the 80s! Good times are at every corner, but you need the perfect car to cruise down to the club on a Friday night; what's your poison? The Mercedes-Benz SL surely tops the list in many ways. It's a car that looks more expensive than it is, and a Mercedes-Benz logo on the front signaling German class and reliability. The R107 generation of the Mercedes-Benz SL roadster really put the Stuttgart manufacturer on the map. Wondering why they were so popular? Here's one for you to try out. Up for sale today is a 1983 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 380SL Roadster with a reported 100,400 miles on the clock. The sale includes a lot of documentation and sales literature, making this car a safe purchase.
With constant market changes and customer choices evolving rapidly, the 80s was a tough time for car manufacturers. However, looking back and your reminded that the 80s was a time where some of automotive’s greatest left factory floors, look at this lovely 1982 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Convertible we have today for instance. With a reported 110,000 miles on the clock this German classic is a reliable classic that you can enjoy minus the heartache of owning and maintaining a classic car.
Few cars from the past reach legendary status, as the R107 generation of the Mercedes-Benz SL has done. With an eighteen year production run between 1971 and 1989, the R107 quickly became a Hollywood favorite, featuring in countless films, being driven by stars on, and off screen as well. Its timeless lines and Mercedes-Benz badge alone mark it out as a highly desirable car, especially if its in good condition as this 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Roadster is. With just 37,787 miles on the clock, this example is a low-miler that’s ready to be driven and enjoyed by an enthusiast. It’s also got a numbers-matching motor and transmission as a further draw to a discerning buyer.
Back in the Seventies, two doors, convertibles, and sports cars were a thing, and obviously, Mercedes-Benz didn’t miss out. In 1971, Mercedes released a fun little sports car and grand tourer called the SL, but little did they know it would turn out to be the second longest series to be produced after the G-Class. Back to the SL series, Mercedes released a few different versions, one of them being the 380SL on display today. Speaking of which, this 1982 Mercedes Benz 380SL is up for sale for those looking to experience a little bit of old school European performance.
The Mercedes-Benz SL might never have come to be, way back in the Fifties, if an American importer hadn’t suggested to the German manufacturer that they should make a street version of their 300 SL race car. The result was the 1954 300 SL, which brought the trademark gullwing doors and iconic shape, eyebrows over the wheels and all, to the American personal luxury car market. Fast forward to 2022, and the R232 generation has just been launched. Along the way, the R107, which ran for eighteen years between 1971 and 1989 was one of the most iconic. Loved by Hollywood and driven on and off screen by celebs of the day, this 1985 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Roadster is your ticket to entering those glorious boulevard cruising times. It’s got 130,000 miles on the clock, but don’t let that dissuade you as the seller has a log of documents and maintenance records over the years to showcase that it’s been looked after.
The 80s were a wonderful time to be alive for petrolheads. Auto manufacturers were in full swing trying to differentiate themselves and get their best cars on the market. The German auto industry saw some greats come out during this era with prices heading sky-high these days for anything German and built during this period. During the early 80s Mercedes-Benz was looking to revamp its classy Sporty luxury convertible Lineup and the result of this was the introduction of the 380SL. The 380SL was a further development to the existing R107 chassis and with its iconic body lines, classy looks, and impressive performance it was an instant success in the US market. With the SL quickly becoming a desirable classic this is your chance to grab a lovely 1983 Mercedes-Benz 380SL Roadster that we have in inventory. With just 55,900 miles and located in Illinois this car has loads of personality and dual purposes, in that it can be an enjoyable weekend driver, as well as a smart investment.