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1972 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

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Manufacturer: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
Year: 1972
Type: Convertible
Color: Red
Mileage: 35,119
Engine: 4.5 Liter V8
Transmission: Automatic
Interior Color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
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THE NATION'S TOP CONSIGNMENT DEALER OF CLASSIC AND COLLECTIBLE CARS Got a classic car to sell?  We can Sell it!  Call us Today!

1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL
Stock #2990-ATL

1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL for Sale

Charlotte Showroom
5400 West WT Harris Blvd
Charlotte. NC 28269
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:   35119 INTERIOR COLOR :      

VEHICLE FEATURES & OPTIONS

Maintenance Records. Owner's Manual. Defrost. AM/FM Radio. CD Player. iPod Compatible. Removable Hard Top. Air Conditioning. Heat. Vinyl Interior. Fuel Injection. Power Brakes. Power Steering. Power Windows. Seatbelts

SELLER REMARKS

The early and late editions of any model tends to be special to collectors. making this 1972 Mercedes-Benz 350 SL somewhat of a collector's item. With just 35. 19 believed to be original miles and with all the iron-clad reliability of the R107 SL roadster. this wonderful red convertible is for the collector who enjoys driving his hardware.



The early SLs must have been ground-breaking cars when they were introduced in 1971. With compact proportions and elegant and sophisticated lines. they were instantly recognized as the car to own if you were a person of means. This bright red roadster features a very solid body with a repaint in the early 2000s. Shut lines and panel gaps are typically precise as only the Germans can do it. and despite being a vintage convertible. it still feels solid. secure. and substantial. And the early cars like this one remain popular with collectors due to their chrome bumpers. which were how the car was originally designs and look far better than the later federally-mandated rubber monstrosities the later cars were forced to wear. Chrome and trim are excellent. and it's clear from the very low mileage that this car was not a year-round driver. but a summer toy since new. and there's no need to worry about rust with this one.



The two-tone tan MB-Tex interior offers the same understated elegance as the exterior. and the material simply wears like iron. showing very little wear and no damage. Even in 1972. Mercedes-Benz vehicles came only one way: loaded. Gauges are typical Mercedes-Benz. with large. legible dials framed by a massive and thick steering wheel that feels substantial in your hands. Only the entertainment system has been changed. a newer Sony AM/FM/CD/iPod system that sounds a lot better than the original Becker Monaco unit (which comes with the car). The A/C still blows cold thanks to R12 refrigerant. more evidence that this car has led a sheltered. well-kept life. The SL is a true two-seater. with the space behind the seats being little more than a package tray for your briefcase. although there's plentiful storage in the surprisingly roomy trunk. This one also includes the original hardtop. which makes the SL a true year-round car. but most SL hardtops end up being garage ornaments rather than winter necessities.



Although the 350SL nomenclature would suggest that there's a 3. 5-liter engine under the hood. all US-bound SLs used the larger 4. 5 liter V8. which offers single overhead camshafts and sophisticated Bosch fuel injection. It wasn't until 1973 that the name officially changed. but Mercedes would upgrade 350SL badges at the customer's request. free of charge. Over the years. these engines have proven to be virtually bulletproof given proper maintenance. and are able to travel several hundreds of thousands of miles before needing major service. This one shows careful maintenance and a lot of originality. which shouldn't be a surprise given the mileage and the large stack of receipts. The chassis shows no rust or damage. and the 3-speed automatic shifts well through each gear. The all-independent suspension is just the right balance of sporty and comfortable. and four-wheel disc brakes are reassuringly powerful. A particularly nice surprise are the "pie crust" alloys. an upgrade over the standard full wheel covers. and it's shod with a set of 205/70/14 Goodyear radials.



These remain wonderful cars to drive. and your investment is rewarded by great driving dynamics and universal respect. Call today!

1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL for Sale

 

1972 Mercedes-Benz 350SL for Sale

Stock # 2990-ATL  
Charlotte Showroom
5400 West WT Harris Blvd
Charlotte. NC 28269
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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