1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (R129)

Lot: 381

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Offered for sale is a 5.0L 1992 Mercedes-Benz 500SL (R129) automatic that has been with the current owner for the last year. Coming with an extensive history file, this lot's condition scores an impressive 108 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Well presented and lightly used R129 in a rare colour...

 

  • Attractively finished in Crystal Green with a matching detatchable hardtop
  • Indicating 62,807 miles. Documented speedo change by Mercedes Leicester at 9,044 miles, in 1994
  • At just under 72,000, this delightful example has only been lightly used over the last ten years
  • Recently serviced by Mercedes-Benz specialists, Prestige Car Service and book stamped
  • Previously stamped by Mercedes main dealers up until 2010
  • Some light paint restoration to the bumpers and side mouldings has brought it back to its best
  • Supplied with its original book pack, service records and an MOT history confirming the mileage
  • A video of the soft top roof operating smoothly is available

You can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 22nd and 26th June. Please contact Gary Dunne on 07740 946 796 to secure your appointment.  

The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols.will be given when making your appointment.

 

Lot Details

Registration: K204 SLX RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1992 Engine size: 5.0L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles): 62807
Model: 500SL (R129) MOT expiry: 2020-08-15
Warranted: No Chassis number: WDB1290662F067199

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 108 / 135

Exterior

Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:
Trim:

Remarks

Very solid car with restored paint to sides and both bumpers in original two-tone Crystal Green.

Interior

Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:

Remarks

Great condition for its age

Engine

Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:

Remarks

Very good with an overall low mileage of c72,000

Transmission

Gears: Drive-shaft:
Clutch:

Remarks

Shifts and kicks down as it should do.

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:

Remarks

Underneath the car is very solid. Suspension is good. Recent new tyres.

Electrics

Minor: Major:

Remarks

Electrics work fine, drivers door window is slightly slow, and drivers heated seat does not function, remote mirrors and remote operated review mirror work correctly.

Vehicle History

Remarks

Full service history with stamped up original service book up to 2010, and then recently by Prestige Car Service. Main dealer and specialist.

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history