Lot 5003
1988 Mercedes Benz 560SL
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
VIN: WDBBA48D9JA078582 Mileage: 74,500

With a 5.6 liter V8 engine rated at 227 horsepower and a four-speed automatic transmission. This is an extraordinary example of the venerable R107 series. With new reproduction alloy wheels, and Michelin tires.

Exterior in the original Arctic White paint with matching hardtop, black soft top, and Grey leather interior. The hardtop has a storage rack and cover. The Becker Grand Prix radio is present, but replaced by a later Kenwood unit and four new speakers. Automatic climate control was installed from the factory. The original floor mats are present, and a dashboard/steering wheel cover is also included.

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From the Collection of a Gentleman Raleigh, North Carolina

This vehicle has service records present from Day 1. Originally a California car, then Missouri, then Hilton Head Island, South Carolina, to North Carolina. A lot of recent preventative maintenance was performed to include: timing chain and tensioners replaced, alternator replaced, new motor and transmission mounts, hoses replaced, shock absorbers replaced in 2018. Radiator, thermostat, and hoses replaced in 2019. Complete brake service, and SRS control unit replaced in 2020. Most recent includes new muffler, service and A/C recharge.

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

Paint readings are consistent throughout car; tires dated 2014 with 5mm tread; the rear shelf was recovered at the time of stereo installation; alarm system is disabled; climate control air flow system was rebuilt; small crack beginning on dash at instrument pod; everything is operational at this time; no apparent concerns.