This 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL first shows registration in New Jersey with subsequent registrations noted in Virginia, New Mexico, and currently Pennsylvania with the current owner. Finished in Black Pearl Metallic (199) over Palomino Leather (274), this SL is powered by a 5.5-liter M117 V8 and paired with a four-speed automatic transmission driving the rear wheels. Equipment includes a removable paint-matched hardtop, R134-converted air conditioning with automatic climate control, cruise control, an updated digital head unit, Palomino floor mats and 15” Gullideckel wheels. The current owner notes service records are available dating back to 2006 with an oil service performed at 106k miles. This 560SL is being offered for sale in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania with 107k miles, manufacturer’s literature, two factory keys, a clean Carfax report and a clean Pennsylvania title.
The exterior of this SL is finished in Black Pearl Metallic (199) paint and features chrome trim along the beltline and both front and rear bumpers. Some rock chips are visible along the nose and the seller reports the paint is original. The body is noted to be rust-free as a predominantly New Mexico-based example. Photos showing the folding black soft top are included in the gallery and show clear plastic windows. Included with the car is a removable paint-matched hardtop which features a heated rear window.
This 560SL wears original silver-painted 15x7” Gullideckel wheels wrapped in Primewell tires measuring 205/65 on all four corners with 2015 date codes shown. The wheels show normal wear and feature original painted center caps.
The cabin is upholstered in Palomino Leather (274) across the seats, door cards, armrest, and head rests. Matching Palomino carpets are shown with Palomino floor mats. The center console is trimmed in burl wood where controls are mounted for the automatic climate control along with the digital head unit. The dashboard wears a black cap with no blemishes. Aftermarket ancillary switches are mounted in the trim to the right of the dome light switch for an aftermarket alarm.
The digital odometer shows 107k original miles. Instrumentation includes VDO gauges featuring a 170-mph speedometer, a 7k-rpm tachometer with a 6k-rpm redline, and an analog odometer with trip function. Additional gauges include fuel level, oil pressure, fuel economy, and an analog clock. The gauges feature electronic warning lights along the base of the cluster, none of which are currently illuminated.
The 560SL is powered by a 5.5-liter M117 V8 which was rated at 227 horsepower and 279 lb-ft of torque when new. A four-speed automatic transmission sends power to the rear wheels through a limited-slip differential. Service records are available dating back to 2006 with an oil service performed at 106k miles. The seller notes new brakes were installed in 2017 and an OEM alternator in 2009.
The Carfax report shows no accidents or damage along with linear mileage updates since new. Now with 107k miles, this 560SL is being offered for sale in Coraopolis, Pennsylvania with 107k miles, manufacturer’s literature, two factory keys, a clean Carfax report and a clean Pennsylvania title.
Driving videos have been provided by the seller below.
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