1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL CABRIOLET - 125840 Sold* at Palm Beach 2012 - Lot #374.4 1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL CABRIOLET https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/125840/125840_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Lot #374.4

1968 MERCEDES-BENZ 280SL CABRIOLET

Auction Palm Beach 2012
Reserve NO RESERVE
Status Sold
Price
Lot 374.4
Year 1968
Make MERCEDES-BENZ
Model 280SL
Style CABRIOLET
*Includes Buyer Commission
Details
VIN 11304412000319
Exterior Color RED
Interior Color TAN
Cylinders 6
Engine Size 2.8L
Transmission AUTOMATIC
Description

Lot #374.4 - Beautiful red example of the classic Pagoda 280 SL. Original six cylinder 2.8 Liter 180hp engine with fuel injection mated with a 4-speed automatic transmission. 193ft/lbs of torque at 4,500rpm. Body is very nice with a repaint being done about 5 years ago. Brand new tex interior completed in Cognac which accents the red paint beautifully, new carpet, new tan top, new dash and console wood, chrome and trim pieces are all excellent. Have records going back to early 1980s. Hard top is in excellent condition. Many new mechanical parts including water pump, crank seal, chrome upgraded wheels, wooden Nardi Wheel, polished valve cover, new air conditioning compressor, trunk mat, new belts, new brakes, chassis sprayed with POR 15 rust preventive coating. Starts right up runs very smooth and shifts nice. Comes with original owner's manuals.
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