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1979 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
Year: 1979
Type: Convertible
Color: Red
Mileage: 114,790
Engine: 4.5 Liter V8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: Black
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL
Stock #2126-DFW

1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL 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:   4. 5 Liter V8 BODY STYLE :   Convertible TRANSMISSION:  
4 Speed Automatic
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   114790 INTERIOR COLOR :   Black    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Owner's Manual. AM/FM Radio. CD Player. Defrost. Manual Convertible Top. Removable Hard Top. Air Conditioning. Heat. Leather Seats. Four Wheel Disc Brakes. Fuel Injection. Power Brakes. Power Steering. Power Windows. Seatbelts. Maintenance Records. Title Documentation

SELLER REMARKS

Movie star looks on a Wal-Mart budget is the magic of the R107 Mercedes-Benz SL. Cars like this 1979 450SL convertible pack all kinds of charisma. great performance. and bulletproof hardware. they look like they should cost a million bucks. yet are remarkably affordable. If you want to get noticed in a car. this is probably the most affordable way to do it!



Hard to beat a 2-seat convertible in bright red because some folks just wouldn't have it any other way. It's not the original color of the car. but the quality is there. showing it was professionally done. Sure. it might show a few signs of age. but it's absolutely okay if you just want to drive and have some fun. Most importantly. this is a southern car so it hasn't been slogging through winter weather for years and as a result the doors slam with that precision that you almost can't find today. Americans have grown accustomed to the heavy rubber bumpers so they give the car a substantial look and remain in very good shape. as does the rest of the bright trim. some of which has been gold plated just for a little extra sizzle. You also get a modest black deck lid spoiler reminiscent of the Europe-only 500SL and European-style headlights that make a huge difference in the look.



The black leather interior is a fantastic upgrade over the usual MB-Tex vinyl that was standard equipment in these cars. Again. it's unlike Mercedes to be so flashy. but it totally works in this 2-seater. The seat covers are new and look fantastic. while original parts like the door panels and dash pad are in very good condition and the deep. plush carpets haven't faded in the sun. another very good sign. A lot of accessory woodgraining gives it an upscale look. including the custom center console and aftermarket steering wheel that actually works rather well here. These cars came loaded with every feature they could think of in 1979. including power windows and locks. cold A/C. and even a rear defroster in the removable hardtop. There's also a neatly installed Sony AM/FM/CD stereo head unit with 6x9 speakers behind the seats for plenty of sound. The trunk is reasonably spacious and beautifully finished with matching carpets and the car includes both a black canvas convertible top and a matching red hardtop.



The 4. 5-liter V8 engine really needs no introduction. Powering Mercedes-Benz automobiles for a decade. it is smooth and torquey. and if properly maintained. will run practically forever. This one starts easily and idles with a precise mechanical feeling that's quite different than the isolation chambers we're used to today. but no less pleasant. Fuel injection gives it sharp throttle response and the flexible power curve makes it fast without feeling like it's working too hard and it comes with maintenance records. so you can buy with confidence. A 3-speed automatic transmission seems a little syrupy at first. but you'll find that the faster you go. the better it works. In fact. that goes for the suspension and brakes. too. which were bred for the autobahn and make this car supremely competent on American roads. The exhaust has a pleasant bubbly V8 sound and those chrome wire wheels give it a distinctively sporty look and are wrapped in recent 205/70/14 Kumho radials.



These cars remain perennial best-sellers here at Streetside Classics because they represent performance. style. and value. and this one is no exception. Call today!

1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL for Sale

 

 

1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL for Sale

Stock # 2126-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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