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Key Information

Lot number
16
Sale Price
£1,000
Make & Model
Mercedes-Benz 350SL
Registration
UMC 162L
Year
1972
Colour
White
Engine Size
3,498 cc
Chassis No.
10784322008776
Engine No.
11698222008581
Documents
No Documents

Full Description

When it was launched in 1971, the stunning new SL initially came with only one engine option, the tried and trusted 3.5-litre V8 that was already to be found in the big S Class saloons and coupes.

This fine unit produced 200bhp and 211lb/ft of torque and remained an option right up until 1980 when it was finally replaced by a slightly larger 3.8-litre unit. Bigger and smaller engines were also made available over time, but the 3.5 was always the engine that the car was designed for and gave it a top speed of 132mph – quite fast enough for most needs.

This tax exempt 1972 model is offered as a total restoration project. It is said to run and drive, although clearly hasn’t been used for a number of years. Acquired by the vendor in May 1994, it also retains its original hard top. There are no documents with this lot.