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Vintique Motors is thrilled to present this 36k-mile 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL!
This 560SL is finished in Arctic White over a dark blue leather interior with a dark blue soft top and a Artic White hardtop. These 560SL’s were offered loaded up with little optional equipment with this example having an original MSRP of $62,430 as delivered. Under the hood is the legendary M117 5.5L V8 engine rated at 227 horsepower and 279 lb.-ft. of torque mated to a 4-speed overdrive automatic transmission. Factory equipment includes a limited-slip differential, independent suspension, 4-wheel power disc brakes, power steering, painted 15″ Gullideckel alloy wheels, fog lights, automatic climate control, cruise control, a Becker Grand Prix AM/FM/cassette stereo with a power antenna, an alarm system, and power windows and locks.
It was sold new at Coggin-O’Steen Motors in Fort Pierce, FL on 4/20/1988 and subsequently registered in Vero Beach, FL. It would remain with the original owner in Florida for 5 years when it was acquired by its second owner from Sherborn, MA on 8/20/1993 with approximately 19k miles. It would remain with the second owner in Massachusetts for nearly 11 years when it was acquired by a Pennsylvania based dealer in mid-2004 with approximately 28k miles. It was acquired by its third owner from Laceyville, PA on 12/20/2004 and would remain with this owner in Pennsylvania and Romulus, NY for 17 years when it was acquired by a Pennsylvania based dealer acquired in fall-2021 with a reported 35,724 miles. It was acquired by its 4th owner from Sylvan Lake, MI on 4/4/2022 and remained with this owner until our acquisition a short time ago and today it presents with 36,476 miles.
Accompanying this 560SL is a comprehensive service and ownership file documenting the ownership chain and mileage through service records and the original stamped service booklet. Also included is the original window sticker, all of the original books and manuals, 3 original keys, the original Gullideckel wheels as it currently has chromed aftermarket Gullideckel-style wheels installed, the hard top tools, and a dark blue car cover.
This low mileage ’88 560SL is up to date on service, every single system works perfectly, and it is ready for your motoring enjoyment behind the wheel of one of the most iconic Mercedes-Benz convertibles ever built.