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Mercedes Benz R129 500 SL Bornit Metallic Fair Weather Vehicle Meticulously Maintained with Current TÜV (1993)

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Mercedes Benz R129 500 SL Bornit Metallic Fair Weather Vehicle Meticulously Maintained with Current TÜV (1993)
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Overview
Manufacturer Model Year
Mercedes BenzR129 500 SL1993
TransmissionHorsepowerMilage
Automatic326199.000 km
Country VersionLocation Color
DEDE-27576 BremerhavenBornite Metallic

Vehicle description

Highlights and general information

For sale is a Mercedes-Benz R129 500 SL from 1993, painted in Bornit Metallic, with black leather interior and a wood-look center console.

Highlights:

  • From German first registration, H-registration, accident-free, with current TÜV and ready to drive in a well-maintained condition
  • Meticulously maintained
  • Repaired by an independent specialist workshop: The transmission oil was changed, the windows of the soft top were replaced and rust under the doors was removed - invoices are available
  • The tires were replaced in 2019
  • Used as a fair-weather vehicle since 2019, parked in a garage
  • The following equipment is available: Power steering, central locking, electric windows, heated seats, air conditioning, ABS, radio, hardtop in vehicle color, the original Mercedes-Benz Gullideckel aluminum rims

General information about the vehicle

  • Year of construction: 1993
  • First registration: Germany, 1993
  • Location: Bremerhaven, Germany
  • 4 owners, one change of ownership within the family (vehicle was in the family for 22 years)
  • TÜV until 03/25
  • H-registration
  • Accident-free
  • Licensed
  • Fully roadworthy

Model history

  • The Mercedes-Benz R129 500 SL, produced from 1989 to 2002, is a two-seater sports car of the third SL generation. It impresses with a 5.0-liter V8 engine producing 326 hp and is characterized by its stylish design, first-class performance and luxurious interior. The 500 SL was particularly popular and contributed to the R129 becoming the best-selling model in the SL series.

Facts

Exterior & interior:

  • Bornit metallic paintwork
  • Interior with black leather upholstery and a wood-look center console
  • Bumpers (rear & front) repainted, as well as the doors (right & left) were repainted on the inside

Engine and transmission:

  • 5.0 liter V8 engine with 326 hp
  • Automatic transmission
  • Last engine service March 2023

Mileage:

  • 199,000 km. Mileage can be traced.
  • Checkbook available, but this has gaps

Documentation:

  • (German) vehicle documents, TÜV and service reports, checkbook, purchase contract and invoices.

Tires, brakes, body & underbody:

  • Tires: 70-90 %
  • Brakes: 50-70 %
  • The underbody is rust-free and unwelded
  • Please take a look at the photo gallery and videos to gain further insight into the condition of the vehicle.

Known defects

  • Wheel set shows damage and blemishes
  • Signs of use due to age may be present
  • Please take a look at the photo gallery and videos to gain further insight into the condition of the vehicle.

Summary

Overall, the Mercedes-Benz R129 500 SL offered here is in good condition for

its age.

The German vehicle with H registration and current MOT has been carefully maintained and repaired, including a gearbox oil change and rust removal. It has extensive equipment and has been stored in a garage as a fair-weather vehicle since 2019. The 5.0-liter V8 engine with 326 hp provides impressive performance. Individual flaws can be seen in a damaged set of rims, but the vehicle otherwise presents itself in good condition.

Vehicle videos

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Kickdown check

  • Kickdown photographer was on site
  • Video of the vehicle available
  • Main inspection
  • Milage trackable
  • Current service performed

The description of this auction has been made to the best of the seller's knowledge. The condition of this vehicle is based on the opinion of the seller and may differ from your own opinion. The description and photos are for reference. Kickdown does not guarantee the accuracy of the listing and recommends a viewing. The seller decides whether a viewing can be made. Bidders must satisfy themselves as to the accuracy of the description and make all necessary inquiries before placing a bid. For this purpose, please use the comments and questions section for additional information. Please read our terms and conditions for more details.


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    About the seller

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    Member since:
    2020-09-17
    Location
    DE-27576 Bremerhaven
    Postings
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    Type of auction
    With reserve
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    Selling price
    Highest bidder
    20.000 €
    mgoll-avatarmgoll
    Remaining time
    Ends at
    Auction ended
    14.11.2023 20:05

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