This 1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL is finished in Aqua Blue (917) over a Blue Leather interior and a matching factory optioned hardtop. Power is provided by a 4.5-liter V8 paired with a three-speed automatic driving the rear wheels. The seller purchased the car in 2021 and had added approximately 1,000 of the total 65k miles. Features include electric front windows, automatic climate control, cruise control, and a navy soft top. Recent maintenance includes a rebuilt ignition module and new signal relay. The seller notes no other present issues with all features functioning as intended. This 450SL is offered with a hardtop stand, two keys, the factory tool kit, manufacturer's literature, and a clean Pennsylvania title in the seller’s name.
The car is finished in Aqua Blue (917) and shows well having received a repaint in the factory color under prior ownership. Detailed photos of the paint condition are viewable in the gallery. There is no indication of other bodywork and the car has no history of accidents or other damage. Features include fog lights, chrome mirror caps, an Aqua Blue painted removable hardtop (noted on the datacard), and a folding navy soft top. The hardtop is shown in the gallery below and a scuff is shown on the right side of the front bumper.
The car retains US-market lighting and bumpers and is fitted with OEM 14” steel wheels with Aqua Blue-finished hubcaps. Michelin Harmony tires are fitted measuring 215/70 at all four corners.
The cabin is finished in Blue leather with matching carpets and trim, and a set of blue carpet floor mats are included with the sale. Features included electric front windows, automatic climate control, and cruise control. An aftermarket head unit is shown in the dashboard with the original Becker unit included in the sale. The factory dashboard shows a couple cracks near the cluster which can be seen in the gallery.
The black four-spoke steering wheel frames VDO instrumentation including a 160-mph speedometer, a 7k-rpm tachometer, and an analog clock. Additional auxiliary gauges include fuel level, oil pressure, and coolant temperature. The six-digit analog odometer now shows 65k miles.
The fuel-injected 4.5L SOHC V8 originally made 180 horsepower for the US market. Power is routed to the rear wheels via a three-speed automatic transmission. Recent maintenance includes a rebuilt ignition module and new signal relay. Additional underside photos can be seen in the gallery along with those showing hardtop removal tools and an OEM tool roll.
This 450SL is offered with a hardtop stand, two keys, the factory tool kit, manufacturer's literature, and a clean Pennsylvania title in the seller’s name.
The winning bidder will receive an email with the quote and option to proceed with shipping.
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