This 1998 Mercedes-Benz SL500 was first registered in Oregon and shows just 84k miles from new. Finished in Brilliant Silver Metallic (744) over Black Leather (261), power is provided by a 5.0-liter M119 V8 mated to a five-speed automatic transmission driving the rear wheels. This R129 comes fully equipped including a panorama glass roof, multicontour heated front seats, ADS suspension, AMG wheels and body styling, and xenon headlights. The current owner conducted extensive maintenance within the past year including an oil and oil filter change, complete fluid flush of all systems, hydraulic top cylinder rebuild, new vacuum hoses and a new set of Michelin tires. This 1998 SL500 is now offered for sale in East Hampton, New York with original manufacturer’s literature, first aid kit, a clean Carfax report and a clean New York title.
The exterior is finished in Brilliant Silver Metallic (744) and features AMG body styling with a sculpted front air dam, side skirts and rear apron. The black soft top is fully power operated and the paint-matched removable hardtop features the optional tinted glass panorama roof. Exterior features include central locking, xenon headlights and foglights integrated into the front bumper. Paint meter readings are viewable in the gallery below.
Staggered 18” AMG monoblock wheels wear Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires measuring 245/40 front and 275/35 rear and were fitted in 2022 by the current owner. The optional Adaptive Damping System offers continuously adjusted damping with adjustable ride height and stiffness. The ADS fluid was replaced recently by the current owner.
This R129 is powered by a 5.0-liter M119 V8 which is factory rated at 315 horsepower and 345 lb-ft of torque and power is sent to the rear wheels through a five-speed automatic transmission. Recent service in 2022 included an engine oil and oil filter change, a brake fluid flush, transmission fluid flush and new vacuum hoses. Underbody photos have been provided by the seller and are viewable in the photo gallery.
The Carfax report shows linear mileage updates from new along with a long history of reported service records with no accidents or damage reports shown. This 1998 SL500 is now offered by the current owner in East Hampton, New York with original manufacturer’s literature, first aid kit, a clean Carfax and a clean New York title.
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