The Mercedes-Benz 560SL was introduced in 1986 as the top trim model of the R107 SL-Class. Updates for the SL included a revised braking system and a deeper front air dam, while the 560 SL trim would receive an upgraded suspension, a 5.5-liter V8 engine, and a limited-slip differential. This 1987 Mercedes-Benz 560SL is finished in Arctic White over Royal Blue leather and is now being offered for auction out of South Carolina showing approximately 59k miles on the odometer.
This 560SL comes finished in its factory-specified shade of Arctic White and sits on 15" Gullideckel alloy wheels shod in Michelin tires at all four corners. Additional exterior features include fog lights, a dark blue fabric soft top, and an electrically adjustable passenger mirror. A color-matched hardtop also accompanies the sale. Detailed images are provided in the gallery along with a clean CARFAX report.
Inside, this SL presents Royal Blue leather upholstery with matching carpeting below. Polished wood veneers line the center console and dashboard. New burred wood trim has also been installed for the shifter surround. Amenities include a steering-wheel airbag, automatic climate control, and power windows. An aftermarket Kenwood stereo is installed. A 170-mph speedometer and 7k-rpm tachometer provide instrumentation, and an outside temperature indicator is mounted in the dashboard's center. The seller notes the instrument cluster was rebuilt in 2021, and a couple of small cracks on the top of the dashboard are present. The automatic antenna is currently inoperable.
Beneath the hood lies a naturally aspirated 5.5-liter V8 producing 227 HP and 279 lb-ft. of torque. A 4-speed automatic transmission and a limited-slip differential transmit power to the rear wheels. The seller states there are no outstanding maintenance items at this time and four new Bilstein shock absorbers were installed in 2022.
The sale will include a clean title and a removable hardtop.
The seller would like you to know: "I have owned this beautiful example since 2017 and thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a real eye-catcher and always gets positive comments when I drive it. It has been maintained by a local retired Mercedes mechanic and everything is up to date and working. The car is ready for a new home just in time for the summer season. Good luck to all bidders!"