Open-top motoring and the 80s were a fun time to be alive. Away from all the 80s tech and new features was the legendary Mercedes-Benz SL lineup of the 80s. What you got was a car that stayed relevant from the early 70s until the late 80s as a car that was pure automotive nirvana when behind the wheel with the top down. Finding examples that are in good condition has increasingly become a rare sighting until today. Present in all its roadster greatness is this lovely 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL Roadster we have today. With a reported 44,000 miles on the clock, being behind the wheel of this low mileage example calls for reliving the golden era of Mercedes-Benz and the 80s.
Do you want to cruise around looking like a movie star? This 1986 Mercedes-Benz SL560 Roadster is one way to do so if you’re a fan of the Seventies and Eighties Hollywood, especially the cars that the stars drove on, and off the screen. The R107 generation SL was well received in North America over its 18-year production run. In fact, Mercedes-Benz built a shade over 300,000 for the entire world. This car comes with a claimed 117,000 miles, albeit the seller reports a non-functional odometer. Don’t let that put you off, as these cars are engineered and built tough, and with the right care, can live for decades to come.
If you grew up in the 80s the sight of a Mercedes-Benz Roadster meant the person driving it meant business. The class and looks of the R107/SL in particular was one at the most busiest part of town and on a lovely stretch of coastline. While many R107 and C107 models were sold worldwide, the North American 560 SL is a rare piece until today. What we have today is a lovely 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Roadster that has just a reported 80.100 miles on the clock, making it a low mileage example and the perfect way to wind up your busy week.
The Mercedes-Benz “Super Leicht” or SL-Class has a long and colorful history, first being seen on 1954’s 300SL “Gullwing”. What a way to start a model, with an iconic, powerful, and eye-catching debut. Along the way, the SL has racked up many accolades and cemented itself as the pinnacle of Mercedes-Benz two-seat grand tourers. Along the way, one of the longest model runs was with the R107 generation, which spanned 1971 to 1989, and was a Hollywood favorite. This 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL hails from that generation, and is a fine example of the class. With just 82,000 miles and in great condition as the pictures pay testament to, could this be your next weekend cruiser? It’s even ready to be your daily if you desire.
There have been several icons in the world of open-top motoring, but one stands out with its sleek body lines and exceptional build quality. The Mercedes-Benz R107 is a timeless classic and, when released, was a major hit in the automotive arena. The iconic styling and performance still turn heads to this day, Don't take our word? Just look at this 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL we have today, for instance. With a reported 159,000 miles on the clock, this classic German cruiser is Mercedes-Benz 80s royalty and can be yours to cruise into the weekend.
It’s a hard fact, not all cars age well. That’s why it’s a great thing that this 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL is one of those cars that still looks good, and commands great desirability 33 years after it was born. The SL-Class by Mercedes-Benz dates back to 1954, and its third generation, known as the R107 ran from 1971 to 1989. From movie star, to being the car of choice for movie stars, this car’s value will only appreciate as time goes by. This specific example is from the last year of production, bears 113,000 miles on the odometer and has had some refreshment work done to it.
"The Mercedes-Benz SL-Class, the envy of all the prestige-car makers," is how Car And Driver referred to the SL series — and we wholeheartedly agree. Its roots run back to racing, with the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, the first car to don the SL tag. As the market for personal luxury cars was booming, Mercedes offered privileged performance car enthusiasts the road-going version of their racing car, paving the way for the formidable Mercedes-Benz SL-Class series. If you're after sheer class from the 1980s, very few can rival what the 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Roadster can offer. The even greater news is the fact that this specimen is for sale by its original owner, a tell-tale sign that this car received a lot of love over the decades. Originally purchased from Mercedes Indianapolis, it has just under 16,000 original miles reported on the clock and currently resides in Indiana.
The modern Mercedes-Benz is a car that’s packed with technology, sharp styling, and coveted the world over. It wasn’t that much more different forty or even fifty years ago. Let’s take the Mercedes-Benz W126 S-Class as an example. Introduced in 1979, the W126 is regarded as an iconic model of the Star’s lineup, even in 2022. The coupe variant, known as the SEC is the lesser-known choice for the well-heeled in the Eighties, as the Hollywood sweetheart R107 SL stole the show. If you’d like to buck the trend with a classic Eighties two-door Merc that isn’t an SL, this 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC is a fine contender for your attention, with just 75,000 miles on the clock since new: not bad for a 35-year-old car.
Very few success stories from the automotive arena come close to that of Mercedes and the legendary SL lineup of the Seventies and Eighties. It was not just a pretty convertible, it was the convertible to have, and while it was an expensive piece of machinery back in the day, it was sold by the droves. What made it all so popular was pure German engineering and a car that suited the market very well. People loved it to the point that the car sold over 250,000 units in its 18-year production run. Looking for a classic convertible and never figured out why the Mercedes-Benz SL from the 80s was so popular; well, here's your chance to own one. With a reported 17,750 miles on the clock, this 1987 Mercedes Benz 560SL Convertible is reported also to be a former museum vehicle and is in almost factory condition.
The Eighties was a complete change up for the automotive world. Technology now played a big part, and there was no going back. You needed this tech to go alongside the Synthwave pumping on your stereo. While everything was changing, Mercedes-Benz and their SL lineup didn't. The lineup was so iconic that it didn't need a revamp. The C107 generation roadster was the stuff of legends and would just require some minor upgrades in terms of luxury to keep things interesting; after all, did you enjoy the Eighties without your stereo on full send? With a production run that spanned 18 years and the second longest-running single series produced by Mercedes-Benz, owning one is truly a treat. Why not drive off into the sunset with this lovely 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Roadster we have today. With 106,000 miles reported on the clock, this is Mercedes-Benz that has aged superbly.
The R107 series of Mercedes-Benz’ popular sunset cruiser SL model will be remembered as the definitive California Mercedes-Benz, owing to its popularity with film stars, on and off the silver screen. A Seventies or Eighties Hollywood flick or TV series wouldn’t be complete without an SL effortlessly purring by at some point. Why not catch some of that classic motoring action yourself, with this 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL that we have for sale? It’s got 97,100 miles and is from the last year of production before the R129 took over.
The perfect way to describe Mercedes-Benz and its grip on the automotive industry is sheer dominance on many fronts. Their convertible and roadster offerings, the R107 SL, played a big part in the market for a convertible for 18 years and was even Mercedes-Benz's 2nd longest ever running series made by the manufacturer. With prices soaring and good examples being harder to find, this 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 sure is your ticket into the golden years of Mercedes-Benz roadsters. With a reported 66,000 miles on the clock, your Sunday cruises are now made more exciting.
One of Sunset Boulevard’s iconic cruisers, the R107-generation Mercedes-Benz SL can be seen in many a Seventies and Eighties movie as the choice of wheels for the well-heeled. Enjoying a particularly long 18-year production run, this iconic example of Mercedes-Benz’ SL-Class two-door coupe and roadster is one of those classics that will only appreciate with age. Here’s a 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Roadster with a reportedly genuine 40,852 original miles, coming from California. The seller reports that this rare color option is mostly original including the paint. If you’re looking to get in on classic SL action, this late-model R107 is a superb example to buy.
The Mercedes-Benz SL or ‘Sport Leicht’ nameplate is one of the German automaker’s longest-running, with continuous production since 1954 to date when the latest R232 generation goes on sale this year. The SL is their pinnacle Grand Tourer and looks fantastic cruising down Sunset Boulevard. If cruising is your thing, this third-generation R107 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Roadster is just the ticket as it comes from California having only 69,200 miles. These cars were celebrity and movie icons in the Seventies and Eighties, and still, stand out on the roads today. It reportedly comes with all receipts and documentation of add-ons.
The Mercedes-Benz SL is the hallowed German luxury automaker’s pinnacle two-door offering. Since 1954, the SL has been around in some form, and the latest generation of this iconic model starts from this year onwards. Signifying ‘Super Leicht’, whilst the current and immediate past generation SLs may be anything but light, they make up for it with ample power and agility, resulting in fine grand tourers. This fine example is an R107-generation 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Convertible that hails from California with a healthy 96,000 miles under its belt. It’s also got all maintenance records available from the date of purchase.
The terms “Mercedes-Benz” and “SL” always spark images of cruising down fancy locations like Monaco, top down, gorgeous looks, and a well-engineered German engine purring along. Whilst the first generation SL steals the show in any classic car meet or high profile location what really set the tone for the SL marque was the legendary R107 generation. The Mercedes-Benz R107 was the second generation, and enjoyed production for 18 years, making it by far the longest production run for any SL model. What made the Mercedes-Benz R107 SL special, and a big seller was the fact that it was a good looking car and also due to the fact that there were multiple engine and trim options available if you wanted one. Make Sunday drives a drive to remember on every occasion with this 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL Convertible we have today. The car is located in California and with just a reported 33,500 miles on the clock this low mileage example can be yours to cruise with your top down and living life the right way one drive at a time.
Mercedes-Benz has been making their two-seat grand-tourer since 1954. SL stands for Super Leicht (Super Light), and this was indeed the case from the inception, particularly the model that started it all off, the 300SL Gullwing. The third generation (R107) SL had a spectacularly long production run from 1971 till 1989. This is a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560 SL Roadster from California with 80,700 miles reported. The seller, who is the second owner purchased it as a fun summer car, and says that “whoever had this car before me was so meticulous, they kept everything they could!”. The car comes with the original owner’s manual and reportedly, the original keys too. It underwent a point-to-point inspection in September 2021 at which there was nothing to note, and comes with service records and maintenance receipts too. Would you like to be the third owner of this fine German boulevard cruiser?
Mercedes-Benz is renowned for creating luxurious automobiles with a distinctively Germanic flavor. This was particularly apparent in their lineup from the 1960s to the mid-1990s, where their Teutonic designs and purposeful interiors continue to be highly desired to this day. The S Class is known to be their flagship full-size luxury sedan and a technological leader to this day. The second generation, known as the W126 was introduced in 1979 and enjoyed a long production run before the third generation entered in 1991. It came in standard and long wheelbase four-door sedan form, as well as a two-door coupe. This example is a superb long-wheelbase 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEL from Florida, with 45,000 miles on the clock that’s reported to have been garaged all its life. If it’s sublime Eighties V8-powered Germanic luxury you are looking for, this car will fit your bill.
The return of the 560SL has been one of the most popular classic cars to gain traction within the last year. The simplicity of the Roadster brings an even more surprising price point for any starter or experienced auto collector. Depending on the region on the country that you live, this car can go as far as becoming a daily driver. Mercedes is known for it's reliable mechanics, and being that it only has under 74,000 original miles it has only average just over 2 thousand miles per year.
The final year of the R107 generation, this 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL is a black over grey example with 90,289 miles at the time of listing. An extensive refresh was completed by the previous owner throughout 2016; this included installing a new soft top, replacing worn suspension components, and performing a full brake system refresh. The interior and 5.5-liter V8 received reconditioning as well, the details of which are listed below. This R107 560SL is now being offered from the Exotic Car Trader inventory with a clean title and a clean Carfax.