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1980 280SL Euro – 4 spd Manual – Well Documented Grey Market Import – 81k Miles!

  • Listed: October 18, 2010 12:23 am
  • Expires: This ad has expired


VIN: WDB10704210008031 (Euro car, Euro VIN)
Exterior Color: Grünmetallic (Metallic Green)
Interior Color: Black MB Tex w/ black / white plaid inserts
Engine: Inline 6 cylinder
Transmission: 4 Speed Manual (yep, it’s a stick!)
Mileage: +/- 81,738 Original miles (occasionally driven on the weekends)

European model imported by a 3M executive in the late 1980s. All DOT / EPA paperwork present (see extensive history below). Car has spent most of its time in Naples, FL with the gentleman who originally imported it and the current owners, friends of the importer, who also have a place in Naples. Car is currently back home in Minneapolis, MN for sale. Never driven in MN winters, always in Florida or driven during MN Summers. Original hard top is included in the sale although not pictured here. New black soft top (German) installed in FL in November 1998 (see receipt below). Very expensive recent repaint in original color by Sears Imports, a franchised Mercedes-Benz dealership in Minneapolis (original color paint had to be flown in from Germany).

Strong, above average, driver quality Euro SL that’s been well cared for, professionally maintained, and driven as a fun car. Euro lights and bumpers, strong transmission with no syncro grinding when shifting up or down, solid clutch, engine pulls strong and is fast for a 6 cylinder.

Price is $12,800

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  • Listed by: Dave
  • Member Since: October 18, 2010