This 1999 Mercedes-Benz SL500 was first sold and registered in New Jersey and is finished in Smoke Silver Metallic (702) over Java Nappa Leather (234). Power is provided by a 5.0-liter M113 V8 paired with a five-speed automatic transmission and recent service includes an oil and filter change as part of an A service in preparation for the sale. This R129 currently shows only 30k miles and has had two previous owners prior to the current seller's acquisition in early 2022 from the longterm second owner. The car is equipped with a removable hardtop, 17″ Albali alloy wheels showing machined lips, xenon headlamps, halogen fog lamps, power-adjustable and heated seats with memory settings for the driver, automatic climate control, a CD stereo, cruise control, and a retractable roll bar. This R129 is offered by the current owner and seller with 30k original miles on the odometer, complete factory literature, a clean Carfax report, service records, two keys, and a clean New Jersey title.
The car is finished in Smoke Silver Metallic (702) and features a color-matched removable hardtop with heated rear glass. Equipment includes xenon headlamps, halogen fog lamps, an electric folding black soft top, and a single exhaust outlet. Photos are provided of the hardtop, soft top, and both tops removed. The original soft top remains in excellent condition and the plastic windows are clear and free from hazing.
The factory Albali alloy wheels measure 17” x 8.25” all around and feature a silver painted face with machined lips. Tires shown are Bridgestone Potenzas measuring 245/45 on all four corners with 2006 date codes. The wheels show some light curb rash which can be seen in the gallery.
The cabin features power-adjustable seats upholstered in Java Nappa Leather (234) accented by burl wood trim on the center console and doors. Interior amenities include automatic climate control, a CD stereo, cruise control, memory settings for the driver’s seat, a retractable roll bar, OEM floor mats, dual front and side airbags, and power windows, mirrors, and locks. The factory first-aid kit and full-size spare are located in the trunk and the factory Becker head unit has been retained.
The leather-wrapped steering wheel frames a 160-mph speedometer, 7k-rpm tachometer, and analog clock. Additional gauges display coolant temperature, oil temperature, fuel economy, and fuel level. The digital odometer shows 30k miles and all gauges are functioning properly with no warning lights illuminated in the cluster.
The 5.0-liter M113 V8 was rated at 302 horsepower and 339 lb-ft of torque from the factory. In addition to regular dealer services, this SL500 recently received an oil and filter change as part of an A service in preparation for the sale. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a five-speed automatic transmission. Additional underside photos are provided in the gallery below which show the car to be dry and free from corrosion.
The Carfax report lists linear mileage updates since new, no accidents, and one damage report in March 2003. This R129 SL500 is offered by the current owner and seller with 30k original miles on the odometer, complete factory literature, service records, two keys, and a clean New Jersey title.
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