2004 Mercedes-Benz SLK320 Special Edition (R170)

Limited edition finale version of this generation SLK with unique spec, registration and a pokey 221bhp 3.2 V6 under the hood

Supplied new, in the final year of the popular R170's production this attractive 3.2 V6 SLK Special Edition dates from April 2004 and is finished in desirable Cubanite Silver, one of seven colours available for this run-out model and sits on optional extra 17inch multi-piece twin spoke wheels which really set the car off well.

Inside we see automatic/tiptronic transmission, (unique to the SE) contoured, ribbed charcoal Nappa leather sports seats with electric adjustment, brushed aluminium trim, silver instrumentation, cruise and speed limit function and chrome capped Special Edition embossed gear knob in addition to climate control with air conditioning.

The car has been in our vendor's hands for the last 3 years seeing regular use, covering some 20,000 enjoyable miles until the COVID-19 lockdown, since when it’s not seen much use at all. Showing just over 96,500 miles the car looks to have worn it well with only some light wear to the driver's bolster consistent with age/mileage and some dulling of the paint on the boot, no doubt a good mop would cure that.

Within the history file we see the V5C, owner's pack and service book with an impressive 10 stamps including Final Inspection. The first five are all by MB, the following five by Independent Specialists with the most recent being in November 2019 at 92,501 miles a reputable local MB specialist. Invoices on file dating back to 2009 show the car has received regular maintenance including a new battery in May 2020 at a cost of £108.60, repairs to the front of the car after a rogue badger caused some damage one night in Malvern carried out by Mercedes of Cheltenham using new parts in March this year costing some £3,800 covered by the vendor's insurance.

In addition the car was treated to four new Pirelli tyres in April 2019 costing £440, the aforementioned major B-service in November 2019 costing £564 which also included a brake fluid change and new plugs, a new alternator and belt in February 2018, a gearbox service in October 2015 along with other service receipts, brochures and at least eight old MOTs. The current, clean MOT runs until November 2021 which bodes well.

A rare and desirable Special Edition that's made even more appealing by virtue of its registration plate which is included in the sale, SE04SLK - 'Special Edition 2004 SLK' - not bad hey!

For more information contact - [email protected]

Reg No: SE04SLK
Chassis Number: WDB1704652F310936
Engine Number: 11294731768743
Engine Size: 3199
Docs: V5C; invoices; 8 old MOTs; owners pack & service book with 10 stamps; current MOT Nov 2021 with no advisories

Estimate: £3,500+

Lot 20

Lot ended

Thursday 10/12/2020

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