This 1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL is a two-owner example featuring records since 1990 and current registration in New Jersey. The roadster is finished in Astral Silver Metallic (735) over a Blue Leather interior, and power is provided by a 4.5L V8 engine paired with a three-speed automatic transmission. Additional features include a matching removable hardtop, folding blue soft top, automatic antenna, fog lights, original Becker head unit, air conditioning, cruise control, electric front windows, power locks, heated rear windowpane, and OEM 14” bundt wheels. The second owner has added approximately 2,800 miles under their ownership and will include records since 1990 in the sale. In January of 2023 the car received a complete tune up, a comprehensive fluid flush, new filters, new hoses, and new belts. The A/C has been converted to R134. This 450SL shows 43k miles on the odometer and is now offered by the seller with factory literature, a hardtop stand, 2 factory keys, service records, and a clean New Jersey title.
The body is finished in Astral Silver Metallic (735) and wears North American spec bumpers, headlamps, and tail lamps. The brightwork appears to be complete along with glass and trim. Exterior features include a matching removable hardtop, a folding blue soft top, automatic antenna, fog lights, and chrome mirror caps. The paint is reportedly original and shows minor rock chips on the nose with no other blemishes noted. Photos of the car with the top down and soft top up are provided.
The OEM 14” bundt wheels are wrapped in Hankook tires measuring 205/75 all around with 2021 date codes shown. Painted center caps are shown on each wheel.
The cabin is finished in Blue Leather and accented by black textured trim on the dash and console. Amenities include an original Becker head unit with cassette function, air conditioning, Tempomat Cruise Control, electric front windows, power locks, a heated rear windowpane, and a spare tire in the trunk with an original tool kit included. The seats show some wear and creasing with no tears or rips present. A spilt in the dashboard has been repaired.
The four-spoke steering wheel frames VDO instrumentation with an 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 indicates 43k miles.
The fuel-injected 4.5L SOHC V8 originally made 180 horsepower for the US market with power routed to the rear wheels via a three-speed automatic transmission. In January of 2023 the car received a complete tune up, a comprehensive fluid flush, new filters, new hoses, and new belts. The A/C has been converted to R134.
This 450SL shows 43k miles on the odometer and is now offered by the selling dealer in Connecticut with factory literature, a hardtop stand, 2 factory keys, service records, and a clean New Jersey title.
The winning bidder will receive an email with the quote and option to proceed with shipping.
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