MERCEDES SL500 V8 CONVERTIBLE R230 -

MERCEDES SL500 V8 CONVERTIBLE R230

Obsidian Black Metallic (197U)

 

Just 8457 miles

 

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£23,995.00

1. In Brief

Mileage: 8457

Engine: 5461

Colour: Obsidian Black Metallic

Transmission: Automatic

Service history: Full Service History

Registration: LJ56 XCP

2. Model History

Since 1954 Mercedes Benz Have Been Offering The Mercedes SL Model As Part Of Their Company Line-Up, With These Examples Being Viewed As A Truly Luxurious Convertible Driving Experience. In The September Of 2001 The German Car Maker Introduced The All New SL R230 Model At Both The Frankfurt & Bologna Motor Shows, Which Was To Replace The Much Loved R129 Model That Had Been Produced For Around For Near Twelve Years. This Fabulous New Offering Came With A New Sleek Body Design That Was Less Square Than The Previous Model, Improved Performance Figures, An Excellent Array Of More Up To Date Mercedes Benz Technology, Which Was Welcomed By The Worlds Press And Eager New Buyers. After Just Five Years The Company Introduced At The 2006 Geneva Motor Show, The R230 Came As A Face Lifted Version, Which Included Minor Changes From The Original To Include The ABC Active Body Roll, The Severn Speed 7G Transmission, Revised New Bumpers With Larger Cooling Intakes And New Chromed Exterior Detailing. As Part Of The SL Line Up, The Mighty SL500 Was Offered To Clients, Which Had A Five And A Half Litre Engine That Produced A Rather Healthy 388 Brake Horse Power, Launching Both The Driver And Passenger From 0-62 MPH In Just 5.3 Seconds, With A Top Limited Speed Of 155 MPH And This Was All Available With Or Without The Solid Convertible Roof In Place.

We Are Delighted To Offer Onto Our Vehicle Inventory This Now Retro Example, Which I Hope You Will Agree Has A Perfect Past Provenance, Which May Delight That Enthusiastic Collector? This Perfect One Private Keeper Vehicle Was First Supplied By Mercedes Benz Of London In The November Of 2006 And Since Over The Last Eleven Years The Car Has Had Minimal Miles Applied, However Regardless Of This Stunning Example Has Been Treated To An Extensive Past Mercedes Benz Specialist Service Log With Historical Visits Recorded At 2880, 3679, 5011, 6307, 7379 & 8275 Miles And Once Sold Will Have A Further Service To Include The Higher B Requirements Completed By Our Knowledgeable Workshops, Prior To The Next Lucky Custodian Taking Charge Of Their Ownership. The Car Is Presented For Sale With The Entire Booklet Pack Set, A Fully Cleared Hpi Certificate, A Factory Build Card And A Fully Functional Key Set.

Welcome To The Interesting World Of Collectable Classic Mercedes Vehicles...

3. Interior

The Interior Finish Is Stereotypically German, With The Use Of Of Finest Materials In A Usable, But Comfortable Cabin Space. From Factory This Fine Example Was Opted With The Light Grey Luxury Leather Sport Seats Beautifully Complemented With Light Grey Twin Needle Stitch, Grey Carpets, The Two Tone Grey Leather Dash That Wraps Around This Inviting Space, Grey Roof Lining, Leather Trimmed Door Cards And Decorated With The High Gloss Dark Ash Tree Wood Inlays, That Finish This Elegant Cabin. The Car Also Comes With An Excellent Array Of Mercedes Benz Technology, Meaning That Every Trip Is Perfectly Control And Highly Enjoyable, Time And Time Again.

The Perfect Collaboration Of Style And Detail...

4. Exterior

This Example Is Offered In The Obsidian Black Metallic, Which Perfectly Demonstrates The Aggressive Body Lines, Signature Mercedes Benz Curves And Looks Staggeringly Beautiful With Or Without The Blackened Glass Solid Folding Roof In Place. Further Detailing Is Presented With The Unmarked Silver Finish 19" Five Arm AMG Embossed Alloy Wheels Which All Sit On Branded Tyres, The Chromed Twinned Oval Exhaust Tips, The Chromed Front Grille, The Front Wing Blades Detailed In Chrome And Finished With The World Famous Mercedes Benz Motifs. The Car Looks Stunning From Every Angle And Would Be Well Suited Outside A London Town House Or Driving Along The Glorious Countryside..

The Ideal Sunday Treat....

5. Specification

This Remarkable One Keeper Example Boasts Excellent Mercedes Benz Options To Include The Full Colour Information Screen With Satellite Navigation, Unmarked 19" Five Arm AMG Alloy Wheels, Front And Rear Park Distance Control, ABC Body Control, Blackened Glass Convertible Roof, Cruise Control, Xenon Headlights With Power Wash Function And Auto Settings, Four Spoke Leather Bound Multi Functional Steering Wheel With Paddle Shift, Bose Speaker Sound Package, Electric Memory Seating For Driver And Passenger, Universal Telephone Preparation, Cornering Illumination Function, Exterior AMG Styling Package, Fabric Wind Break, Mercedes Benz Steel Pedal Set, Embossed Internal Sill Kick Plates, Seats With Heated And Cooling Functions, Remote Central Locking With Alarm And So Much More. Offered For Sale With The Entire Booklet Pack Set, A Fully Cleared Hpi Report And All The Keys.

 

A Rare Find.

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