Mercedes-Benz SL

Warwickshire , United Kingdom

1989
3K
Miles
Petrol
Auto
225
BHP
3.0L

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SL SportLine (R107) by SLSHOP

1989 Mercedes-Benz 300SL SportLine (R107) by SLSHOP
Signal Red with Custom Alcantara Interior with Heated Seats
Black Fabric Soft Top and Black Hard Top
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3,100 miles since rebuild
This car was built by SLSHOP then secured by a private collector who owned a โ€˜full houseโ€™ of Signal Red R107sโ€ฆ An early 500, a late 300 and the SportLine. It is now offered for sale direct from this collection.
This is a completely restored, upgraded and modified 300SL complete with 5-speed manual gearbox. It is quite simply thrilling to drive. For further details and to discuss a test drive, please contact Bruce.
THE PERFORMANCE
Lightened and balanced flywheel and crank
Revised injection system (featuring larger Mercedes-Benz injectors)
Distributor replaced with modern ignition coil pack for a more precise spark and better throttle response
Mapped ignition via Omex ECU
Free-flow performance air filter
Re-engineered throttle linkage for better pedal response
Performance camshaft with revised cam profile, tuned for torque
Ported and polished head for better breathing
Bespoke stainless steel exhaust system
Mercedes-Benz 5 speed manual gearbox
THE HANDLING
Adjustable progressive springs and bespoke dampers, tuned to the weight and feel of the car
Bespoke anti-roll bar
Aluminium rear trailing arms with anti-squat links
Stronger, uprated suspension bushes
Performance discs, vented and grooved for effective cooling
Performance brake pads
Limited-slip differential for improved traction and acceleration
Full professional geometry set-up
THE INTERIOR
Reprofiled sports steering wheel for greater control and better feel
Hand stitched dashboard, steering wheel, gear knob and gear lever gaiter
Interior SportLine badging
Dash mounted fuel/air mix gauge
High gloss dark pepper wood finish
Seat Heating
Period style Nappa leather with Alcantara centres, pleated and double stitched
Upgraded Becker Hi-Fi audio system with Bluetooth technology

Engine

  • LayoutFront Engined
  • Size3.0L
  • AspirationNormally Aspirated

Performance

  • Power 225 bhp
  • Torque 100 lbs/ft
  • Top speed 123 mph
  • Acceleration0 to 62 in 8.5 s

Transmission

  • TypeAuto
  • Gears4
  • Driven wheelsRear Wheel Drive

Fuel

  • TypePetrol

Interior

  • Seats2

Exterior

  • Doors2
  • ColourRed
  • Body typeConvertible

Dimension

  • Vehicle height 1,295 mm
  • Vehicle width 1,790 mm

History

  • Owners2

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