This 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL320 was sold new in Florida where it remained with its first owner until 2002. It remained in Florida through 2019 when it moved to Texas where it’s currently offered by the current owner. The car is finished in Brilliant Silver Metallic (744) over Gray Leather (268) and is powered by a 3.2-liter M104 inline-six paired with a five-speed automatic transmission. Features include power seats with memory, a power black soft top, Bose stereo, and 16” wheels. The odometer currently reads 54k miles and this R129 is offered with two keys, original tool kit, factory literature, an included Carfax report, and a clean Texas title.
The exterior of this SL320 is finished in Brilliant Silver Metallic (744) and features headlamps at the front including washers and wipers integrated into the front bumper. The seller notes the front bumper to have received a repaint previously along with light rock chips on the nose. Exterior features include power adjustable door mirrors which are mapped to the driver seat memory positions, a painted removable hardtop, and a power-folding black soft top with plastic rear windows.
This SL shows 16” wheels measuring 16x7.5 at all four corners. They’re fitted with Continental ExtremeContact tires showing 2018 date codes. A spare wheel and tire is included in the trunk along with the original tool kit.
The cabin of this roadster is finished in Gray Leather (268) and includes burl wood trim lining the center console and door panels. The wood trim is in good condition with the leather showing only minor wear on the seat bolsters and creasing on the leather. Equipment includes power operated seats with memory, a Bose sound system with original Becker radio, Automatic Slip Control, cruise control and a power adjustable steering column. The seller notes all power features to operate as intended.
The four-spoke Sport steering wheel frames the gauge cluster featuring a 160mph speedometer which sits alongside a tachometer, fuel economy gauge, oil pressure gauge, coolant temperature gauge, fuel level, and analog clock. Below is a digital odometer which currently reads just 54k miles along with a digital trip odometer and digital exterior thermometer. Controls for cruise control are mounted on the steering column along with adjustment for the steering column position.
This SL320 is powered by the 3.2-liter M104 inline-six featuring double overhead cams and four valves per cylinder. Peak power is rated at 228 hp at 5,600 rpm while peak torque, measured at 232 lb-ft, is reached at 3,750 rpm. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a five-speed automatic transmission. A number of records have been kept with the car showing services and maintenance and are uploaded in the gallery below.
The included Carfax report shows registration in Florida and Texas since new and displays linear mileage updates. The Carfax report shows TMU mileage status designated by Texas for the age of the vehicle. This R129 is offered with two keys, the original tool kit, factory literature, an included Carfax report, and a clean Texas title.
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