This M120 6.0L V12 drivetrain is sourced from a 45k-mile 1997 Mercedes-Benz SL600 (VIN # WDBFA76FXVF146565) and was removed from the car in 2022. The 6.0-liter M120 V12 was factory rated at 389 horsepower and 420 lb-ft of torque from the factory when new. That power is translated through a 722.621 five-speed automatic transmission. Both the engine control unit and the transmission control unit with crank position sensors are included with the sale allowing for easier installation into a new chassis or project. This M120 powerplant is now offered with NO RESERVE by the seller in Southhampton, NY with compression test results, borescope video footage of the cylinder walls/engine internals, ECU/TCU, exhaust headers, factory accessories and may be picked up locally or crated for shipping.
The 1997 SL600 donor vehicle was a clean title, accident-free example prior to the smoke damage and the R129 was reportedly not directly impacted by any resultant fire or water. The garage where the vehicle was housed was reportedly a separate structure on the property adjacent to the home so, as a result, there was no direct water or fire contact with the donor vehicle.
A video of the powertrain being turned over as well as some borescope footage is viewable below.
The winning bidder will receive an email with the quote and option to proceed with shipping.
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