Available for auction is a Mercedes-Benz 500 SL two-seater mini car that was built by Alpha Technology in Krakow, Poland as a scaled-down version of the R230 Generation Mercedes and was sold through FAO Schwarz toy stores. Scaled down to represent the R230 Mercedes body, the details of this mini car are intricate and accurate. Among the unique features of this mini car are its full lighting system and manual transmission with clutch pedal.
The windscreen is in perfect condition with no scratches or cracks. The composite body is in excellent condition. A hinged boot lid allows access to the fuel tank and pull start at the rear of the vehicle. All headlights, taillights, turn signals, brake lights, and front/rear light lenses are in excellent condition. Inside, you'll find leatherette seats, a plastic and rubber steering wheel with an electric horn, a rubber shift boot, a rubber e-brake boot and handle, rubber pedal covers, and an original rubber floor mat in perfect condition. The tub and body attach to a steel box frame chassis with a rear-mounted 4-stroke Honda engine.
-Hand made by Alpha
-Dual Adjustable Position Black Leatherette Seats
-Jig-Welded Boxed Steel Frame
-High-Density Fiberglass Body
-Honda G100 4-Stroke 2.5hp Engine
-Manual Transmission w/Reverse
-Rear Disc Brakes
-Emergency Brake Lever-12 V Electrical System (Horn, Headlights, Taillights, Brake, Directional)
-Key Operated Kill Switch
-GFRP (glass-fiber reinforced plastic)
-Dual adjustable leatherette seats
-Dual adjustable side mirrors
-Manual gearbox with two forward gears and one reverse that operates with a multi-disc wet clutcH
-Welded tubular steel frame, profile 30x30x2mm (1.18×1.18×0.078 in)
-Suspension springs on all 4 wheels
-Steering by rack and pinion
-Dual rear disc brakes and emergency brake lever
Dimensions and Weight:
-Length: 81 in
-Width: 40.5 in
-Height: 27 in
-Unloaded weight: 310 lbs.
This Mercedes SL500 Junior is a great addition to any Mercedes enthusiast’s collection or maybe to drive and enjoy as intended. The buyer is responsible for shipping, handling, and fees.
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Sold for $4,500
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Throw a porsche body on her and she is 20-30k lol
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Your correct and sold new for 12-$15,000
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I remember walking into FAO Schwarz as a kid and seeing these by the escalator going up to second floor.
Wanted to add a little info. This example has never been started nor has she had gas ever put in the tank. Only recently has she come out of the crate she was sent in from Poland to the US back in the early 2000s. I wouldn’t say she is perfect but super close and about as new as one could find having never been used.
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