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1974 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
Year: 1974
Type: Coupe
Color: Blue
Mileage: 84,178
Engine: V8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1974 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class for sale

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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC
Stock #2293-DFW

1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ENGINE:   V8 BODY STYLE :   Coupe TRANSMISSION:  
Automatic (Floor)
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   84178 INTERIOR COLOR :   Tan    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Maintenance Records. Owner's Manual. AM/FM Radio. Numbers Matching. Sunroof. Air Conditioning. Leather Seats. Front Disc Brakes. Power Brakes. Power Steering. Power Windows. Seatbelts. Seatbelts-Front. Seatbelts-Rear

SELLER REMARKS

Everyone is familiar with the Mercedes SL roadsters of the 1970s and early '80s. But not everyone realizes that at the same time they were also building a hardtop 4-seater SL called the SLC. Built on a slightly longer wheelbase. these handsome coupes were luxurious sport-touring cars with admirable performance and typical Mercedes luxury.



The dark blue finish is sophisticated and entirely appropriate on the sleek 4-seater. and while the paint is showing only very minor signs of use. it still looks surprisingly good. There's a distinct lack of ornamentation. and the muscular shape seems stretched taut over the chassis for a classic look that will never go out of style. At a glance. it would be OK to mistake it for the smaller SL. but when you notice the cool quarter window treatment. the longer quarter panels. and wrap-around rear window. you quickly realize this is a horse of a different color. Standard US-spec bumpers are a familiar look. as are the ribbed taillights that defined Mercedes-Benz automobiles for a generation. but you can bet on a few double-takes whenever you take this big cruiser out for a spin. A bit of chrome here and there makes it look expensive. but it's not ostentatious. suggesting that the Germans knew how to make their cars look expensive without trying too hard. This car totally nails it.



The beautiful tan leather interior has obviously received some attention in the not too distant past. with attractive seat covers and a dash pad that really brighten up the driver's compartment. The condition of the carpets and door panels suggest that this car was nicely maintained all its life and there are now sisal mats on the floor that will make true Mercedes aficionados smile. That giant Mercedes steering wheel connects to a nicely weighted power steering system that makes this coupe track like a cruise missile at highly illegal speeds. and gauges are big. bold. and highly legible. Power windows. a sunroof. a 3-speed automatic transmission. and a factory Becker AM/FM stereo system make it a very comfortable place to spend some time. Even today. it would be a great daily driver that requires no sacrifices compared to a new car. There's also a decent back seat and a good-sized trunk with a full-sized spare. making this a great vehicle for long-distance. high-speed touring.



The 450SLC is powered by a single overhead cam 4. 5-liter V8 making 222 horsepower and 278 pounds of torque. which were impressive figures in 1974. With Bosch fuel injection. the engine has a bubbly. friendly idle. and smooth power delivery that feels like the engine will pull forever. A dual exhaust system with a single muffler and resonator delivers a pleasant. muscular idle and a rich full-throttle growl that is perfectly appropriate to the sport/luxury mission of the SLC. The 4. 5-liter engines are typically Mercedes reliable. and with a long production run. parts are still plentiful and easy to find and if you take care of it. it should run forever. Underneath. it's clean even though it remains completely unrestored. but you can see how nice it is just in the photos. Braking is via 4-wheel discs and it wears a set of Mercedes "pie crust" alloy wheels. which are perhaps the period's most distinctive look and they carry 205/70/14 Michelin radials all around.



These remain great-driving. fun. comfortable cars. even forty years later. If you're looking for something a little out-of-the-ordinary that can still be driven and enjoyed like a modern car. try this 450SLC on for size. Call today!

1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC for Sale

 

1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC for Sale

Stock # 2293-DFW  
Charlotte Showroom
800 Derita Road.
Suite A
Concord. NC 28027
Local/International:
(704) 598-2130
Toll-Free:
(866) 542-8392
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com Atlanta Showroom
213 Thornton Rd
Lithia Springs. GA 30122
Local/International:
(678) 279-1609
Toll-Free:
(877) 367-1835
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom
5400 Sandshell Dr
Fort Worth. TX 76137
Local/International:
(817) 764-8000
Toll-Free:
(855) 877-2707
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM CST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM CST
Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com Tampa Showroom
4610 Pet Lane
Lutz. FL 33559
Local/International:
(813) 501-1630
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com Nashville Showroom
6000 Reliance Drive.
Suite 100
La Vergne. TN 37086
Local/International:
(615) 930-0600
Hours:
Tues - Fri: 9AM - 6PM EST
Sat: 9AM - 5PM EST
Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

TERMS OF SALE   Vehicle may be sold by Streetside Classic Cars prior to the end of the auction. Streetside Classic Cars reserves the right to end its auctions early or to cancel bids solely at its discretion and shall not be held liable for any such cancellation. The winning bidder is required to contact Streetside Classic Cars within 24 hours after the close of the auction to finalize the details of the transaction. A $500 Paypal deposit is required immediately upon selecting the Buy-It-Now option. The $500 Paypal deposit is non-refundable as ending an eBay auction and not buying the vehicle is very damaging to the seller. Any refunds will be at the sole discretion of Streetside Classic Cars and are not guaranteed. If winning bidder does not contact Streetside Classic Cars and submit deposit within 48 hours of auction close. vehicle may be made available to the next highest bidder or another qualified buyer on a first come. first serve basis. For balance of payment we will accept bank wire transfer (preferred). cashier's check. or personal check (vehicle shipment will be delayed until check clears). Streetside Classic Cars has represented this vehicle to the best of its ability. Prospective bidders are encouraged to contact us directly to provide additional information or answer any questions. Please be aware that all pre-owned vehicles. regardless of age. mileage. or manufacturer are subject to cosmetic wear and mechanical failure. Streetside Classic Cars encourages bidder to have a personal inspection completed prior to delivery to help ensure your satisfaction. Third party inspections are to take place prior to a vehicles shipment or delivery. All vehicles are sold "AS IS" and with no warranties expressed or implied. Final or winning bid price does not include shipping. tax. title. or registration fees. It is the purchaser's responsibility to provide for any state or local taxes and shipping expenses resulting from the sale. We can assist you in delivery through our network of private and commercial carriers. Most of them can deliver the vehicle to your driveway. We assume no responsibility for damages or delays incurred once a vehicle is in a shipper's custody. Streetside Classic Cars bears no liability and shall be held harmless for any complications. expenses. or damages resulting from a failure to meet these terms as they have been set forth and established herein. An additional documentation fee of $199 will be added to the purchase price at the time of sale.

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This site and all advertising information may be updated without notice whenever new information is obtained and may contain mistakes and inaccuracies. Information is provided to the best of our knowledge and that of the owners of the vehicles. and we make no warranty or representation regarding the accuracy. truth. or reliability of such information. We cannot be responsible for any errors. omissions. or inaccuracies contained in information provided by third parties. Streetside Classics is not an expert in the construction. engineering. finishes. materials. and componentry of every single vehicle we sell. It is the responsibility of the buyer to either inspect the vehicle personally or via a 3rd party. to ensure satisfaction to the condition and value. prior to purchase. Streetside Classics strives to perform extensive visual inspections on all vehicles we represent but we do not disassemble vehicles or components for inspection purposes and therefore it is always possible that there is hidden damage that is not readily apparent. All vehicles are sold AS-IS with no warranties expressed or implied.


WE WELCOME INTERNATIONAL BUYERS

As an international buyer. it is as easy to purchase a vehicle from us as it is for any domestic buyer.   Please call or email any one of our showrooms at:

Charlotte Showroom Phone:
001-704-598-2130

Email:
sales-cha@streetsideclassics. com

Atlanta Showroom Phone:
001-678-279-1609

Email:
sales-atl@streetsideclassics. com

Dallas/Fort Worth Showroom Phone:
001-817-764-8000

Email:
sales-dfw@streetsideclassics. com

Tampa Showroom Phone:
001-813-501-1630

Email:
sales-tpa@streetsideclassics. com

Nashville Showroom Phone:
001-615-930-0600

Email:
sales-nsh@streetsideclassics. com

Rest assured. you are dealing with one of the largest classic car dealerships in the United States with one of the largest (500+) vehicles on display. Our sales staff is very knowledgeable and can assist you in every aspect of the purchase.


International buyers welcome!
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If you decide to purchase from us. we require that you give us your complete name. address and phone numbers (home. office. mobile and fax) and a port of entry that handles containers. We do not ship vehicles open (RORO: Roll On Roll Off) due to risk of damage to vehicle and theft of parts.

All international purchases must be paid by bank wire transfer in US Dollar funds only.

Once we have received the funds. we will prepare the car for international shipment through one of our approved land and ocean carriers. We file all the necessary documents for export. deliver the car to a US port. secure it in containers and board an ocean carrier. We can land a vehicle to any port worldwide handling container traffic. We export cars regularly and are familiar with export requirements. You. or your agent. are responsible for Custom clearing the vehicle and registration in your own country.

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