This 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL shows registration in Idaho and Massachusetts with just 68k miles displayed on the odometer. Finished in Signal Red (568) over Black Leather (271), power is provided by a 5.5-liter V8 paired with a four-speed automatic transmission driving the rear wheels. Factory equipment includes a paint-matched removable hardtop, a black fabric soft top, automatic climate control, cruise control, a power passenger-side mirror, an automatic antenna and a Becker Grand Prix radio. Service records dating between 2012 and 2020 are included and documented in the photo gallery. This 1987 560SL is now offered for sale on consignment by the selling dealer with the original first-aid kit and tool kit, a full-size spare tire, both keys, a clean Carfax report and a clean Massachusset’s title in the consignor’s name.
The exterior is finished in Signal Red (568) and features chrome trim on the bumpers and mirror covers. The paint matched hardtop is removable and includes a heated glass rear window. Exterior features include a folding black fabric soft top, an automatic antenna, heated door mirrors with a power-adjustable passenger side, front fog lamps and heat-insulating glass. The exterior shows no signs of rust or damage with no accidents or damage reports appearing on the Carfax. Paint meter readings have been provided by the seller and are viewable in the photo gallery below.
The factory 15” Gullideckel alloy wheels have been fitted with Vredestein Quatrac 5 tires measuring 205/65 with date codes from 2019. The painted finish on the wheels is beginning to peel. Service records show four new shock absorbers fitted to the car in September 2020. A full-size spare tire can be found mounted below the trunk floor.
The cabin is trimmed in Black Leather (271) with matching black floor mats and Burl Walnut wood trim which lines the center console and dashboard. The wood trim shows a hairline crack on the center console. Interior amenities include manually-adjustable seats, a dash-mounted outside temperature indicator, automatic climate control, cruise control, a folding center armrest and the origins Becker Mexico Grand Prix radio.
The four-spoke leather steering wheel frames a 160-mph speedometer along with a 7k-rpm tachometer, an analog clock and gauges for fuel level, economy, coolant temperature and oil pressure. The six-digit odometer currently shows just below 68k miles from new.
This R107 is powered by a 5.5-liter M117 V8 engine which produces 227 horsepower and 279 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission. Photos of the underbody have been provided by the seller and show minimal signs of surface rust. Service documents show the most recent oil change being performed in September 2020 at 65k miles.
The Carfax report shows linear mileage updates from new with registration reported in Idaho and Massachusetts. No accident or damage reports are shown on the Carfax. This 1987 560SL is now offered for sale on consignment in Twinsburg, Ohio with the original first-aid kit and tool kit, a full-size spare tire, both keys, a clean Carfax report and a clean Massachusset’s title in the consignor’s name.
A driving demonstration video has been provided by the seller below.
The R107 is an icon of the 80’s and one of the most recognizable classic cars from Mercedes-Benz. Being produced for 17 years, the V8 version of the R107 in the US started out with a 4.5-liter V8 and eventually graduated to the larger 5.5-liter version starting in 1986. While the R107 continues to solidify its legendary status among a lineage of SL's, R107's in above average mechanical condition are becoming tougher to find than ever with the M117-powered 560SL's leading the way from a collectibility and value standpoint. This example presents exceptionally well showing just 68k original miles and dozens of service documents dating between 2012 and 2020. With a clean exterior finished in a desirable Signal Red paint, this 560SL is sure to bring plenty of attention from dedicated enthusiasts and is certain to provide many years of Mercedes excellence for its lucky new owner.
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