1991 MERCEDES-BENZ 500 SL (R129) Convertible V8 326HP / €7500

In summary

SLs are a bit of the culmination and know-how of an entire brand.
In German, “SL =” Sport Leicht “literally means Sport Light.

Yet the time and requirements of both security and the customer have evolved and the spirit of the first SL W194 series from 1952 is a long way off.
After the sumptuous generation Pagoda designed by Paul Bracq, the type generation R 107 appeared in 1971, still produced at 236 000 copies until 1987, did not bring much new.
Then Bruno Sacco, the head of design at Mercedes-Benz, and his team, with talented engineers, focused on the cradle of the new SL R129 series. One goal: the best …

It was unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show 1987, and the first deliveries were made in May 1987, to the USA and Europe.

Unlike the previous generation, which showed a considerable aesthetic difference between models for the North American and European markets, the R129 is virtually similar for both, except for the shape of the rear registration plate (square for USA, rectangular for Europe). This is the latest SL series to have hand-adjusted door panels. Its build quality reaches therefore peaks for a production car.

The Ad

The model below is therefore a 500 SL V8 automatic gearbox of 326 hp of 1993 totaling 202 000 km and put into circulation in May 1991.

From a cosmetic point of view, it seems to be in very good condition.

Like all these models, she has all the serial options like

  • Automatic air conditioning
  • a black leather interior
  • Two front airbags
  • Alloy rims
  • His hard top

His service book with bills is present. The seller provides additional parts with the vehicle.

Goog point, the gearbox has just been redone with invoice and is guaranteed a year.

Its price: € 7,500

Link of the Ad:  https://www.leboncoin.fr/voitures/1699165473.htm/

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