This 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL is finished in Impala Brown Metallic (441) over Beige Leather (275) and is powered by a 5.0-liter M119 V8 paired with a four-speed automatic transmission. Equipment includes a body-color removable hardtop, an electric-folding dark brown soft top, power-adjustable seats with memory, headlight wipers, cruise control, and automatic climate control. Maintenance items addressed include a complete fuel service (lines, tank, pumps all cleaned), a new fuel filter, new fuel level sender, new vacuum hoses, an oil service, a new battery, and new tires. This R129 500SL now shows 38k miles and is offered by the seller in New Jersey with two key fobs, manufacturer’s literature, partial service records, a clean Carfax report, and a clean New Jersey title.
The exterior is finished in Impala Brown Metallic (441) and features a matching removable hardtop, an electric-folding dark brown convertible soft top, headlight wipers, fog lights, fender vents, and a power antenna. The seller reports the body and chassis are rust free with the most notable blemishes including a front bumper showing several cracks, a chip in the paint and dent right of the grille, along with general fading in the paint.
Factory 16″ alloy wheels wear a silver finish and are mounted with new 225/55 Kuhmo tires. The car is equipped with an anti-lock braking system (ABS), automatic slip control (ASR), and a leather-wrapped roll bar designed to automatically deploy in the event of a rollover.
The cabin features power-adjustable seats with memory upholstered in Beige leather (275) along with matching carpets and door panels. The upper dash is finished in contrasting black along with a black leather steering wheel. The center console and door cards are accented with burl wood trim. Equipment includes power windows, automatic climate control, cruise control, and an aftermarket head unit. The air conditioning has been converted to R134 and operates as designed but could use a recharge according to the seller. Additionally the windows reportedly rise slowly and the SRS light is illuminated.
The leather wrapped steering wheel frames instrumentation including a 160-mph speedometer, a 7k-rpm tachometer, an analog clock, and a digital thermometer along with auxiliary gauges for fuel level, oil pressure, instant economy, and coolant temperature. The six-digit odometer shows only 38k miles.
The 5.0-liter M119 V8 was factory rated at 322 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a four-speed automatic transmission. Recent service includes a complete fuel service (lines, tank, pumps all cleaned), a new fuel filter, new fuel level sender, new vacuum hoses, an oil service, and a new battery.
The Carfax report indicates no accidents or other damage and is offered by the seller in New Jersey with two key fobs, manufacturer’s literature, partial service records, a clean Carfax report, and a clean New Jersey title.
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