This 1980 Mercedes-Benz 280SLC is 1 of 1,510 manufactured and delivered in Europe for the 1980 model year. Finished in Lapis Blue (932) over Blue Plaid Fabric (032), this C107 is powered by a 2.8-liter M110 I6 paired to a four-speed automatic transmission. The odometer currently shows 66,562 miles, approximately 20 of which have been added by the seller. In October 2020 the fuel system was cleaned and refreshed including a new distributor, new lines, and a new fuel tank. The M110 also received a recent tune up in preparation for the sale. Features include European bumpers and headlamps, an original Becker Mexico head unit, air conditioning, and white sidewall tires. The car is now being offered by the seller with a comprehensive recent repaint, the factory toolkit, manufacturer’s literature, three keys, and a clean Florida title.
The exterior is finished in Lapis Blue (932) with all original panels and fresh paintwork. The European Bumpers and headlamps are original and all the brightwork remains free from pitting. The seller notes all SEKURIT glass remains original along with all VIN plates and manufacturer plaques, including the emissions from federalization. This example does show front fog lamps mounted under the front bumper.
Matching Lapis Blue hubcaps are fitted to 14” wheels and wear Nexen tires measuring 195/75 on all four corners. The tires show ample remaining tread and no signs of dry rot or uneven wear.
In the cabin, the seats are upholstered in Blue Plaid Fabric (032) with a Blue upper dash and center console. The steering wheels and shift knob are wrapped in black leather and accented by burled walnut veneer on the center console and dashboard. Features include manual windows, manually adjustable seats, an original Becker Mexico head unit, and height-adjustable headlamps.
The black leather-wrapped steering wheel frames a 160-mph speedometer, 7k-rpm tachometer, and an analog odometer with trip function showing 66,562 miles. Additional readouts include fuel level, coolant temperature, and oil pressure along with an analog clock.
The 2.8-liter DOHC M110 I6 is rated at 182 horsepower and 176 lb-ft of torque from the factory. Power is sent to the rear wheels via a four-speed automatic transmission. In October 2020 the fuel system was cleaned and refreshed including a new distributor, new lines, and a new fuel tank. The M110 also received a recent tune up in preparation for the sale. The seller notes the air conditioning as inoperable but will have the A/C fully operational upon to deliver to the buyer.
This 280SLC is now being offered by the seller with a comprehensive recent repaint, the factory toolkit, manufacturer’s literature, three keys, and a clean Florida title.
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