This 1991 Mercedes-Benz 500SL AMG 6.0 was reportedly modified in period by AMG Japan and features an M119 V8 that was increased in displacement to 6.0 liters by AMG. The car is finished in Almandine Red Metallic (512) over a Palomino Leather (274) interior. Additional AMG modifications include a full body kit, exhaust, 300kph gauge cluster, monochrome paint scheme, and OZ Racing Aero III wheels. Features include a black folding soft top, paint-matched hardtop, automatic climate control, Continental head unit with bluetooth, and the original Euro-spec lighting. Recent maintenance performed under current ownership includes a transmission service, oil and filter change, new tires, professional refinish of the OZ Racing wheels, and more. The hydraulic cylinders which control the soft top operation are in need of a rebuild and the seller is willing to reiumburse up to $2,500 for this service if performed by the winning bidder. Now showing 123k KMs (~77k miles), this pre-merger AMG is now being offered at No Reserve by the seller in Canada with a removable hardtop, service records dating back to 2008, and a clean Canadian title.
The body is finished Almandine Red Metallic (512) with matching lower body cladding and a full AMG body kit. The Gen 1 AMG kit consists of both front and rear bumpers, extended side skirts, and a 3-piece ducktail Heckspoiler. All parts are stamped with HWA AMG part numbers. A monochrome color scheme by AMG also features painted headlight and windshield wipers along with paint-matched wheels. An authentic AMG exhaust is fitted and shows period correct AMG tips at the rear. The seller notes minor rock chips on the front bumper, hood, and door edges along with clear coat peeling on the door handles. A folding black soft top can be seen in the gallery along with a matching hardtop.
The M119 V8 was bored and stroked to increase displacement at AMG’s Affalterbach factory to 6.0 liters, resulting in a rating of approximately 375 horsepower. An AMG radiator support sticker denotes the 6.0L upgrade along with an AMG VIN tag located in the driver doorjam. Records included in the sale document service history dating back to 2008. Recent service in preparation for the sale includes a transmission service, oil and filter change, new tires, and additional cleaning of electronic components and new fuses.
Videos below provide a detailed walk around of the car along with an engine start and warm engine rev footage.
The winning bidder will receive an email with the quote and option to proceed with shipping.
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