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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL

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Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz
Model: 450SL
Year: 1979
Type: Convertible
Color: Other
Mileage: 44,713
Engine: 4.5 Liter V8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: Other
Vehicle Title: Clear
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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL for sale

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1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL
Stock #3883-CHA

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:  
Automatic
EXTERIOR COLOR:   ODOMETER READING:   44713 INTERIOR COLOR :   Red    

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

AM/FM Radio. Cassette Player. Defrost. Numbers Matching. Manual Convertible Top. Removable Hard Top. Air Conditioning. Heat. Leather Seats. Four Wheel Disc Brakes. Fuel Injection. Power Brakes. Power Steering. Power Windows. Seatbelts

SELLER REMARKS

This might very well be the prettiest SL we've ever featured. Already notable for its build quality. this 1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL also delivers one heck of a cosmetic punch with anthracite paint and a brilliant red leather interior. Who says the Germans don't know how to have fun?


Showing just 44. 13 original miles. this lovely roadster remains first-class transportation if you like to have a little fun on the side. With a shape that has aged quite well and is among the world's most recognizable automobiles. this lovely dark gray convertible will be welcome everywhere it goes. Built to last forever. the finish is exemplary and shows three decades of care that kept the paint shiny. the chrome clear. and the glass clean. Hailing from down south. it has obviously led a good life away from the elements and the legendary build quality is tangible from the first time you pull the door closed. A bright red pinstripe is a bright contrast to the dark gray paint. but it's not garish or excessive. just a subtle reminder that even conservative Mercedes-Benz can build cars that are beautiful. The chrome bumpers remain in excellent condition. as do the instantly-recognizable ribbed taillights that were a fixture on US roads throughout the '70s.


The real highlight of this car is the gorgeous red leather interior. Given how conservative typical Mercedes-Benz customers typically are. bright red leather has to be incredibly rare. It shows a few signs of age and use. but leather has that special property that makes it more comfortable the more it is used. and the inviting hides soften the SL's Teutonic personality a bit. Burled walnut appliques on the dash are a reminder that this was a genuinely expensive car when it was new. and the big. no-nonsense steering wheel makes you feel as though you're at the helm of something substantial. The gauges are clearly marked and the original Becker Mexico AM/FM/cassette stereo remains in the dash. For 1979. the automatic climate control was fairly advanced and far easier to use than the incomprehensible levers that came before. and the gated shifter is easy to use if you're a fan of shifting for yourself. The black canvas top looks almost new and fits snugly and even the trunk is lined in bright red carpets that look almost new.


Few cars have duplicated the R107 SL's combination of poise. performance. and durability (they aren't called "der Panzerwagon" for nothing). Much of the credit for its wonderful road manners must go to the bubbly 4. 5 liter V8 engine. which feels like it could accelerate forever without strain. It was. after all. designed to hammer along the Autobahn at triple-digit speeds. and even 30 years later. it's a superlative highway cruiser. It's much smaller than it looks. so handling is nimble although there's plenty of isolation in the steering. and with 4-wheel disc brakes. stopping power is impressive. The fully independent suspension feels sporting but never ruffles its occupants. and the bubbly V8 engine note is unique and quite pleasant at speed. The low miles show themselves in a very clean undercarriage and in the very nicely preserved Mercedes-Benz alloys which wear 235/60/14 blackwall radials.


Like I said. this might be the prettiest R107 SL we've ever seen. and given the solid engineering and care that it has received over the years. it's one you can enjoy for years to come. Call today!

1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL for Sale

 

1979 Mercedes-Benz 450SL for Sale

Stock # 3883-CHA  
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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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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