This 2002 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Sport is finished in Obsidian Black Metallic (197) over Black Nappa leather (231) and is powered by a 5.0-liter M113 V8 paired to a five-speed automatic transmission. It was first sold in Connecticut in August 2001 and was acquired by the current selling family in 2017. Features include the desirable SL1 AMG Sport styling package, SL2 Package with heated seats and Xenon headlights, a retractable black soft top, wind deflector, removable hardtop, and automatic climate control. Recent service in October 2023 included a new mass air flow sensor and washer pump along with an oil and filter service. The Carfax report shows some documented dealer servicing and most recently an oil service was performed. The odometer currently reads only 24k original miles and the sale will include one key remote, the original first aid kit, a hardtop stand, hardtop cover, clean Carfax report, and a clean Virginia title.
The car is finished in Obsidian Black Metallic (197) and features the desirable SL1 AMG Sport package which includes an AMG front spoiler, side skirts, and a rear apron along with factory 18” AMG monoblock wheels. This example also features an electric black soft top, xenon headlights, fog lights, and a removable hardtop. The color matched factory hardtop is in excellent condition as seen in the photos and comes with a stand and cover. The seller notes some minor scrapes along the underside of the front bumper. Detailed photos of the body are viewable in the gallery.
Factory staggered 18” AMG wheels are wrapped in Goodyear Eagle F1 tires showing 2013 date codes. The tires measure 245/40 up front and 275/35 in the rear. The wheels appear free of any significant rash, curbing or peeling and retain their factory machined lips and painted faces.
The cabin features seats trimmed in Black Nappa leather (231) leather with a matching dashboard and Burl Walnut Root veneer accents on the center console, door panels, and steering wheel. Amenities include power-adjustable heated front seats with position memory, automatic climate control, a wind deflector, a factory cassette stereo, and an auto-dimming mirror. The LCD screen on the factory head unit shows well without any missing pixels. The seller reports all interior functions operate as intended including the stereo, all lights, both tops, and ancillary screens.
A leather-wrapped and wood steering wheel frames a 160-mph speedometer, 7k-rpm tachometer, and clock along with gauges for fuel level, instant economy, coolant temperature, and oil pressure. The digital odometer indicates just over 24k miles since new with linear mileage updates on the Carfax report.
The 5.0-liter M113 V8 was factory-rated at 315 horsepower and 347 lb-ft of torque. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a five-speed automatic transmission. The Carfax report shows documented dealer servicing including a 15k-mile service, new fuel pump and new brake pads in 2017. Most recently in October 2023 a new mass air flow sensor and washer pump was installed along with an oil service was performed. Detailed photos of the engine bay and undersides are included in the gallery.
The Carfax report shows linear mileage updates, and no accidents or damage reports since new. Now with only 24k miles, this R129 Sport is offered with one key remote, the original first aid kit, a hardtop stand, hardtop cover, clean Carfax report, and a clean Virginia title.
A walk around tour of the car and top operation video has been provided below.
The winning bidder will receive an email with the quote and option to proceed with shipping.
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