1979 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SL CONVERTIBLE - 161322 Sold* at Scottsdale 2014 - Lot #618 1979 MERCEDES-BENZ 450SL CONVERTIBLE https://cdn.barrett-jackson.com/staging/carlist/items/Fullsize/Cars/161322/161322_Front_3-4_Web.jpg
Auction Scottsdale 2014
Status Sold
Lot 618
Year 1979
Model 450SL
*Includes Buyer Commission
VIN 10704412054625
Exterior Color WHITE
Interior Color BLACK LEATHER
Cylinders 8
Engine Size 4.5
Transmission 5-SPEED AUTOMATIC
Lot #618 - This is one of the finest examples of this era that you will find. This automobile has been extremely well maintained and taken care of. As you can see the car has beautiful Artic White exterior paint with a hand painted black pin stripe. All the exterior stainless trim is superb. The glass is crystal clear with no imperfections. All the exterior body side moldings, bumpers and trim are original. The car has the original factory Mercedes alloy wheels with great tires. The car looks like it was lost in the factory. It has the original hard top with original cloth convertible top. Open the doors to see the original black leather interior which looks virtually wear free, with no cracks or imperfections in the leather. The dash is also crack free. All of the burlwood accents are beautiful. The center console is perfect as well. All the instrument cluster and gauges are clear and in working order. The power windows roll up and down with ease. The car has ice cold air conditioning and climate control. After removing the hard top with a touch of the rear knob to open the boot, the convertible top can be lifted with ease. All of the door panels are perfect with no warpage or water damage. Stainless door sills are bright and shiny. The car retains the original black wool carpets that are wear free. The V8 engine runs smooth and does not miss a beat. The transmission shifts smoothly between all gears. Open the trunk to see the original carpet that looks new, has original factory tire and tool kit. The car has the original first aid kit behind the passenger rear seat.