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: 650-343-7980

: California, United State

Images taken January 2021.

1970 280SL - ID #11304412013105 - 576G Red/Black MB Tex - Black soft top.
Engine #130983-12-008305 (matches data card) - Power Steering/Automatic Transmission
Correct Frigiking AC - Body # 5572 - Tool roll and hard/soft top removal handles w/pouch.
Sold new on November 15, 1969 by Slavich Brothers Mercedes-Benz in Fresno, CA
Last owner since April 1983 - Carefully stored in recent years.
Central California car from new - Still on an original CA 'Pink" title.
SS Exhaust - Full engine rebuild in 1987 @ 110k miles - Current mileage 139K
Factory Data Card on hand - Safety Kit - Becker Grand Prix with period Becker Olympia cassette player.
Cleverly done seat belt holders - Rare right side outside mirror.

Factory Data:
401 - Single Seats
416 - Hard top
426 - Automatic Transmission/Power Steering
440 - Bumper Guards
461 - English Instruments
491 - US Model
503 - Left Outside Mirror
524 - Paint coat
598 - Tinted Glass
641 - Whitewall tires (Can be installed at extra cost)
669 - 10 Liters of Fuel Upon Delivery
740 - Black Soft Top

Careful partial cosmetic restoration performed many years ago with an emphasis on preservation.
Engine bay restored when the engine was overhauled with appropriate gold cadmium plating etc.
Excellent paint and coachwork quality - Excellent shut lines and panel gaps.
Brilliant exterior chrome - Unblemished headlights/tail lights.
Correct bumper alignment - Freshly restored and chromed wheel covers.
Crisp and clean door hinge areas - Crisp and clean door shutfaces.
All factory ID plates/stamps in place - Data plate intact and legible.
100% original unaltered sheet metal - Hood/lid cover/hard top body numbers intact and matching.
Factory correct nose to inner apron seams - Spotless trunk floor.
Matching number/color transmission support plate.

Exceptional largely original interior MB tex and carpets - Taught seat cushion pads.
Replacement heel pad - Re-laced seat belts - Excellent wood.
Unblemished headliner - Original hard top inner perimeter MB tex.
Excellent door panels and threshold moldings/vinyl.
Excellent multi-loop carpet - Minimal pedal wear - Unblemished original visors.
Unblemished steering wheel and original horn pad - Later series safety kit.
Unblemished dash pads - Spotless dash face paint and brightwork/switchgear.

Excellent black soft top with unblemished soft isinglass - Flawless clean soft top frame/hardware.
Very clean soft top underside with no staining.
All keys/locks function correctly - Olympus cassette player inop.
Cold AC - Negligible steering freeplay - Clock/gauges/AMFM radio/climate controls/defroster etc. function correctly.

Detailed engine bay - Perfect original firewall pad - Perfect hood underside.
Spotless original undercarriage with highly preserved original factory coatings.
Matching number transmission plate.

Fully re-commissioned January 2021 including:
Rebuilt steering gearbox - New tie rods/center link/steering shock - Alignment
New transmission and engine mounts - Transmission cooler lines - Fuel hoses at injection pump
New trailing arm bushings - New differential mount - New rear spring pads - Brake hoses and brake flush
New brake booster - Serviced and safety checked - Ready for tour and event use.

Roy Spencer @ 650-343-7980 - Pre-purchase inspections available.
Global shipping gladly arranged.
This exceptional 280SL can be inspected in Orlando, FL
Providing exceptional cars to the global Mercedes-Benz community for 31 years.
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