Lot 2004
1985 Mercedes Benz 380SL with Hardtop
Lot Details & Additional Photographs

VIN: WDBBA45D9FA026588 Mileage: 67,000

With a 3.8 liter V8 engine with 155 horsepower and four-speed automatic transmission. Manufactured for four years only, this last year it was fitted with Bosch KE Jetronic fuel injection.
Exterior paint in Smoke Silver with a brown canvas convertible top and matching Smoke Silver hardtop with carrier. The headliner is light tan, and the interior in Brazil Brown leather with woodgrain on the dash and center console. Also with ABS, heated left and ride side mirrors with electronic adjust for passenger side, Becker Grand Prix radio and cassette, cruise control and automatic climate control.

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From the Collection of a Gentleman Roanoke, Virginia.

Known provenance from current owner of the car is from the knowledge and familiarity with the original owner. Parked at the same covered car park daily for work. And purchased from him a few years ago. Everything works as it should, A/C upgraded to R-134. Recent services to include; new water pump and fuel pump, fuel pressure adjusted and lines replaced, rear main seal replaced, new belts, the radiator as replaced along with thermostat, timing chain and tensioner along with valve cover gaskets, some suspension work, the drivers seat cushions replaced, and more. Original manuals and paperwork is present as well as the data cards, and original tape head cleaner and antenna cloth. The original keys plus the reserve key is present.

The following condition report, while thorough, is not exhaustive as vintage cars have inherent wear and imperfections. We welcome personal inspections.

Original paint in good condition, with some crazing present to passenger side and drivers side; trunk has small dents from the inside, believed to be from golf clubs; paint is consistent depth throughout indicating original with no repairs; interior in excellent condition with some fading to rear panel and center carpet; drivers side visor with a crack, as well as a small crack in the dash around cluster; armrest has small crack; Kumho tires w/ 5mm tread dated 2013; original first aid kit is intact; underhood liner is dried up and mostly gone; no other apparent concerns.