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: 5408485200

: VA, United State
A clean, original 450SL, always garaged since new, 3 local owners in Washington DC metro area. Currently showing 91,000 miles, with documentation to show consistent mileage. VIN #10704412049127

Car has always had MB Dealership or Euro Independent shop service since new, with stacks of records to show consistent care. Car has matching color hardtop in VG condition, believed original to car. Brand new oem style dark blue soft top (supplied by GAHH) just installed.
Car has had one repaint in original color at some point. No evidence of major accident damage anywhere on car.

All systems in fine working order at present, except cruise control. Starts right up, temperature stays well within normal operating range even in 90 degree + summer days with A/C on. Working: Power Windows, Climate Control (A/C blows warm, will be topped off with original R12 freon prior to sale), Vacuum door & trunk locking system functional, Power Steering, Power Brakes Power Antenna works automatically with radio on/off, original Becker Am/FM stereo in working order.
Dash is crack-free and was replaced at 78K miles. Seats are MB-Tex, in excellent condition - no rips, tears, wear noted except some Driver's lower bolster wear. Wood is almost entirely crack-free, in VG shape.
Speedometer and Odometer are in perfect working order. Tires are Michelins all around with plenty of tread.
The car will come with a German-made custom wind deflector, a CoverKing Extreme custom-fitted indoor/outdoor car cover, a metal storage rack for the hardtop in the summer, & overhead pulley hardtop hoist kit (hand crank).

Highlights of recent services performed (at 89K miles) to bring car back into daily driver condition after extended indoor storage period include:
Entire fuel system overhauled, serviced & tested, to include Gas Tank RENU process with lifetime warranty, new Fuel Pump, fuel filters, strainer, injector set, Accumulator, reman Fuel Distributor & Warmup Regulator by German Star. Car tuned properly by expert Mercedes technician and runs smoothly, not rich or rough. Brake system overhaul to include new pads, new Mercedes oem Battery, new Water Pump, Thermostat, Radiator Hoses, Fan Belts, Spark Plugs, Plug Wires, Distributor Cap & Rotor.
Highlights of earlier services (records included): 1) at 63K miles - Welded Control Arm reinforcements per Mercedes Factory Campaign, Seat Belts replaced, Power antenna replaced, 2) at 72K miles - Transmission service, Drag Link & Tie Rods replaced, 3) at 77K miles - Timing Chain, Tensioners, AIR Valve, Steering Shock, Aux. Water Pump, Radiator Service, Becker factory stereo refurbishment, 4) at 80K miles - Auto Climate Control Servo replaced, Dashboard, Sun Visors, A/C Amplifier, Voltage Regulator replaced, 5) at 81K miles - A/C hose, Dryer, Low Pressure Switch replaced, Charge A/C with R12, replace Door Pocket, 6) at 83K miles - Power Steering Box & coupling replaced, Brake system flushed.

Silver Star Preservation Award winner at Mercedes Benz Club of America event in 2017.

Need to thin the herd. Come see it, it's ready to drive home. Listening to cash offers. Title transfers to new owner when payment clears the bank.

For sale by Technical Director of the Greater Washington Section of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America, Pete Engel
Contact Pete at:, or cell 540-848-5200.

Car is located in historic White Post, Virginia, (home of the renowned White Post Restorations), 60 miles west of Washington DC, in the Shenandoah Valley, 5 miles east of Interstate 81.
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