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1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Restored

4,897

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 1968  |  COLOUR: Tobacco Brown  |  INTERIOR TRIM: Beige Leather  |  PRICE: POA


Recent exceptional full restoration of a rare left-hand drive four-speed manual 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280SL in its original colour combination of Tobacco Brown & Bamboo leather interior, dark brown soft top with beige carpets. 

Original USA delivery of this numbers matching 280SL Pagoda, fully restored in Europe to a very high standard to European bumper & light specification by a Mercedes Benz Oldtimer restorers in Belgium. The restoration consisted of a full bare metal repaint, complete strip down & rebuild of engine & ancillaries, transmission, front & rear suspensions, all to Concours detailed specification. The interior leather trim & carpets were restored as was the hard top which was stripped right down to bare frame & painstakingly restored to its original specification.

Desirable factory options included White Wall tyres, chrome mouldings to hardtop for roof rack or ski rack, tinted glass, power steering.

Tried & tested by Parry Chana with perfect panel gaps and deep lustrous paintwork happens to be one of the finest driving Pagoda’s he has had the pleasure of driving in Concours condition seldom used in dry conditions since the full restoration. Unlike the sluggish automatic transmissions, this four-speed manual is unique in making for a sporty driving feel & pulls very well with an abundance of power. Assisted by fuel injection & a light clutch with power steering makes this car usable for every day driving to today’s standards.

The car is situated and registered in the UK. A Fresh MOT and service shall be provided on sale.

Vehicle Data
Make
Model
Model Name
Series
Year of manufacture
Chassis Number
Gearbox Number

Mercedes-Benz

SL-Class

280 SL

W 113

1968

n.a.

n.a.

Additional Details
Report
Condition category
Mileage (read)
Previous owners
First registration
Engine number
Matching numbers

n.a.

Restored

n.a.

n.a.

n.a.

n.a.

Yes

Technical Details
Body style
Body detail
Power (kW/hp)
Cubic capacity (ccm)
Cylinders
Doors
Steering

Convertible

Roadster

125/170

2,778

6

2

Left (LHD)

Additional Details
Transmission
Gears
Drive
Front Brake
Rear Brake)
Fuel

Manual

n.a.

Rear

Disc

Disc

Petrol

Individual Configuration
Exterior colour
Manufacturer colour name
Sunroof
Folding Roof
Power Assisted Steering
Central locking
Electric windows

Brown

Tobacco Brown

No

No

No

No

No

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