This 1990 Mercedes-Benz 300SL shows registration in Florida and New Jersey with 32k miles on the odometer from new. Finished in Midnight Blue (904) over Gray Leather (278), power is provided by a 3.0-liter DOHC inline-six mated to a five-speed automatic transmission driving the rear wheels. Factory features include a power soft top with a removable hardtop, headlamp wiper/washers, remote central locking, power seats with memory, cruise control and automatic climate control. An engine oil and oil filter change has been performed by the seller in preparation for the sale. This 1990 300SL is now offered for sale by the selling dealer in Caldwell, New Jersey with a clean Carfax report and a clean New Jersey title.
The body is finished in Midnight Blue (904) with contrasting lower body cladding, a paint-matched removable hardtop and a blue power-folding fabric soft top. Exterior features include front fog lights, headlamp wiper/washers, power door mirrors, an automatic antenna and remote central locking. Scratches are visible on the underside of the front bumper with no signs of rust or body work noted by the seller and no accidents or damage listed on the Carfax report.
The 16” Gullideckel wheels are fitted with a set of Continental ExtremeContact tires which measure 225/55 on all four corners and show 2021 date codes. Minor curb rash is visible on the rear driver-side wheel. The 300SL comes equipped with a multi-link rear suspension and an anti-lock braking system as standard.
The interior is trimmed in Gray Leather (278) with a black upper dashboard and matching gray carpets. Burl Walnut wood trim lines the center console and door panels and shows no signs of cracking or fading. Both seats offer power adjustability with three-position memory. Signs of wear are visible on the driver-side seat bolster. Additional interior amenities include automatic climate control, cruise control, lockable storage compartments and a pop-up roll bar. An aftermarket Alpine head unit has been installed with the seller noting that the original Becker head unit is included and has been retrofitted with bluetooth. Photos of the original Becker are viewable in the gallery.
The black four-spoke steering wheel fronts analog instrumentation consisting of a 160-mph speedometer, an 8k-rpm tachometer, an analog clock and gauges for fuel level, economy, coolant temperature and oil pressure. The six-digit odometer currently shows just 32k miles from new.
This first-year R129 is powered by a 3.0-liter DOHC M104 inline-six which is factory rated for 228 horsepower and 201 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a five-speed automatic transmission. The seller notes that an engine oil and oil filter change was performed in September 2023 in preparation for the sale. Underbody photos have been provided by the seller and are viewable in the photo gallery below.
The Carfax report shows first registration in Florida before moving to New Jersey in 2000. Linear mileage updates are shown from new with no accidents or damage reports present on the Carfax. This 1990 300SL is now offered for sale by Gulf Motorsports in Caldwell, New Jersey with a clean Carfax report and a clean New Jersey title in the selling dealer’s name.
Video showing a cold start and the convertible top operation are viewable below.
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