1993 Mercedes-Benz 500SL-R129
For sale in Bath

Price: £8,950

  • Vehicle Details
    • Number of cylinders:

      8
    • Engine Size:

      4973
    • EPA City MPG:

      22
    • EPA Highway MPG:

      26
    • Transmission:

      Automatic
Features Overview
  • (155 mph) electronically governed (declared by factory)
  • Accelerates 0- 60 mph 6.1 s
  • All possible problems eradicated or insured against for the next few years
  • Almost £9000 spent in the last 3 years
  • Amazing specification and build quality
  • Car represented Merc Club at Brooklands and Silverstone Classic press days
  • Faultless drive
  • FULL MERCEDES BENZ SERVICE HISTORY
  • Full service 2015
  • Great for the discerning driver
  • Last 3 owners were Mercedes Benz Club members
  • Maintained to a very high standard
  • Meticulously Maintained
  • New discs and parking brake shoes
  • New Distributor caps & rotor arms
  • New engine wiring loom fitted
  • New front springs
  • New Ignition barrel
  • New Ignition lead set
  • New MB battery
  • New plugs
  • New Rear brake pads
  • New Tensioner & guides (essential at approx 100k miles)
  • New thermostat
  • New Throttle body re-wired
  • New Timing chain
  • New transmission cooler pipes
  • Over £9000 spent on this car since 2012
  • Power Steering pump rebuilt
  • Previous owner kept the car in a dehumidified garage
  • Ring 07867 851 282 for any further info
  • Spec to much to list
  • Superb condition
  • These fantastic classic cars are currently very undervalued
  • Vehicle in tip top condition

    Mercedes Benz 500SL (R129) in lovely meticulously maintained condition.


    These fantastic classic cars are currently very undervalued considering the amazing specification and quality of what they offer for the discerning driver.
    This particular car has been maintained to a very high standard which is reflected in its superb condition and its faultless drive.
    The previous owner kept the car in a dehumidified garage and was absolutely meticulous in maintaining the vehicle in tip top condition.
    The car has a full Mercedes Benz Service history and almost £9000 spent in the last 3 years on ensuring all possible problems were eradicated or insured against for the next few years. All of the last 3 owners were Mercedes Benz Club members with the car representing the club at both Brooklands and Silverstone Classic press days.


    Ring 07867 851 282 for to chat or for further info on this lovely car.

    The spec is as follows:


    5 ltr engine (legendary 32 valve M119 V8)
    126,000 miles from new
    Brilliant Silver paintwork
    Full & uniquely complete service history - All main dealer and Specialist
    3 original keys
    Walnut console
    Registered 1993 (Superior early car with better build quality)
    4 previous owners
    Black leather interior
    Remote central Locking
    Rear Seat Option (with lap belts)
    Electric mirrors (all)
    Electrically operated blue soft top
    Original hard top with heated rear window
    Puddle lights
    Electric windows
    Original MB Air Conditioner (fully working)
    Original MB over-mats x 2 sets (carpet for summer and rubber for winter)
    4-speed switchable automatic
    Ambient temperature gauge
    2 stage Heated Seats
    Electric Memory seats
    Electric steering column
    Leather steering wheel and gear lever
    Cruise Control
    Airbags for driver & passenger
    ASR (Acceleration Skid Control)
    Original 16 inch 8 hole Alloy wheels
    Premium brand tyres all round with lots of tread (all replaced in last 4 years)
    Headlight wash/wipe
    Illuminated vanity mirrors
    Mercedes Audio 10 CD head unit
    Original MB wind deflector, case and instruction manual
    Hard Top stand and cover
    Original book pack
    Private Plate included


    Over £9,000 spent on this car since 2012 including the following:


    New Timing chain, tensioner & guides (essential at approx 100k miles)
    New engine wiring loom fitted
    Throttle body re-wired
    Power Steering pump rebuilt
    New Ignition barrel
    New Rear brake pads, discs and parking brake shoes
    New Distributor caps & rotor arms
    New Ignition lead set
    New thermostat
    New plugs
    New front springs
    New MB battery
    New transmission cooler pipes
    Full service 2015


    Performance and General Info


    Mercedes-Benz SL 500, manufactured or sold in 1993, version for Europe (since July)
    2-door convertible body type
    RWD (rear-wheel drive), automatic 4-speed gearbox
    petrol (gasoline) engine with displacement: 4973 cm3 / 303.9 cui, advertised power: 235 kW / 315 hp / 320 PS ( ECE ), Torque net: 470 Nm / 347 lb-ft
    characteristic dimensions: outside length: 4470 mm / 176 in, wheelbase: 2515 mm / 99 in
    reference weights: base curb weight: 1800 kg / 3968 lbs, gross weight GVWR: 2190 kg / 4828 lbs
    how fast is this car ? top speed: 250 km/h (155 mph) electronically governed (declared by factory);
    accelerations: 0- 60 mph 6.1 s, 0- 100 km/h 6.5 s (declared by factory), 1/4 mile drag time (402 m) 14.4 s (a-c simulation)
    fuel consumption and mileage: 12.4 l/100km / 22.8 mpg (imp.) / 19.1 mpg (U.S.) / 8.1 km/l average estimated by a-c: 17.5 l/100km / 16.1 mpg (imp.) / 13.4 mpg (U.S.) / 5.7 km/l

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