Specs

Stock
Stock
20715
Engine
Engine
3.0l I-6 MPI 3.0l
Exterior
Exterior
Silver
Interior
Interior
None
Mileage
Mileage
Exempt

Description

As a Mercedes Benz badge is one of the most coveted in motoring, it seems appropriate that the same company should also offer the most envied suffix in premium price sports motoring: SL. The initials were first seen in 1952 and factory literature translated the appellation into English as Sport Light, a cross-reference to the L for lightweight tubular chassis and an inline six cylinder engine developed from that of the 300S.That gullwing competitor and its 1954 production descendant eventually led to an appraisal of the commercial worth of selling a luxury sports car under the SL badge, ...

As a Mercedes Benz badge is one of the most coveted in motoring, it seems appropriate that the same company should also offer the most envied suffix in premium price sports motoring: SL. The initials were first seen in 1952 and factory literature translated the appellation into English as Sport Light, a cross-reference to the L for lightweight tubular chassis and an inline six cylinder engine developed from that of the 300S.That gullwing competitor and its 1954 production descendant eventually led to an appraisal of the commercial worth of selling a luxury sports car under the SL badge, a process which has been incredibly profitable even by Benz standards. The original gullwing series were far from rare beasts (the factory reports that a total of 1400 gullwings were built) and the commercialization of that emotive SL badge has seen production by the thousands as routine: some 25,881 of the 190 SL were made from 1955-63 and 49,912 of its pagoda top 230/250/280 SL successor.The car to bear the 300 SL badge today is a very different animal to the competitor of 1952, and is anything but lightweight at a curbside 33.2 cwt, over 1.6 tons. There is a six cylinder, 3-litre, engine in the variant we tested. It has all the right power-producing credentials; fuel injection, DOHC, four valves per cylinder. However, it is hitched up to a 5-speed automatic with a curb weight which means a power to weight ratio inferior to any mundane hot hatchbacks. The result is the finest of touring 2 + 2s, one that pampers its owner beyond belief (but not to the peaceful travel standards of Jaguar) and yet remains fun to hustle in ungentlemanly manner. Truly the 1991 debutante 300 SL should be renamed 300 TLS, or Touring Luxury Sport, as comfortable speed is its apparent priority. This particular Mercedes is an exceptional car with low miles. She has a clean history and maintenance records. There is also a matching hard top for the car. For more information on this vehicle or any of our luxury cars, give us a call at 863-899-1565

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Pre-Purchase inspections welcome, we describe these vehicles to the best of our ability. There are NO returns on vehicles purchased. Please do your due diligence prior to purchase, to ensure this vehicle is to your standards of quality. Please note that all sales are binding and final All vehicles are being sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS with NO warranty expressed, written, or implied of any type. We do not warranty anything that may or could happen after sale. Any descriptions or representations are for identification purposes only and are not to be construed as a warranty of any type. It is the responsibility of the buyer to have thoroughly inspected the vehicle and to have satisfied himself\herself as to the condition and value. We try to represent it as accurately as possible. Seller assumes no responsibility for any repairs.
 
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There is a $40.00 document processing fee that is not included in the original price.
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Due to our inventory size, we are unable to drive every vehicle for long distances. We also cannot guarantee that every gauge, light, window, horn, option, function, etc., will work as it should. Please check your local state inspection requirements. We do our best to inspect these vehicles in every detail and note any imperfections in the advertisement. Please note that we do not guarantee any air conditioning systems, gauges, or electrical systems. Given the nature of the vintage vehicles we sell, these components will need upkeep or attention. In addition, many times these vehicles sit for long periods of time and once you begin to drive them seals harden, and gaskets may begin to leak! Classic cars leak. Please make sure you are comfortable with this before buying a vintage automobile. The information contained in this ad is solely for convenience.  The description is an opinion only and should not be considered a complete description of any or all faults; it may not be relied upon nor taken as fact or otherwise a representation or warranty of any sort.  Please note, we did NOT build or restore the vehicle. Vehicles are sold AS-IS, WHERE-IS with all faults known/unknown and with no implied warranty. Pre-Purchase inspections welcome, we describe these vehicles to the best of our ability.
 
Under Florida Law, any Vehicle over 10 years old will read Exempt Mileage, unless otherwise noted. Vehicle titles may be held by banks or lenders as collateral for loans. In many cases there is a delay in receiving the original instruments up to 21 days from the time we pay a vehicle off. While we usually have all titles in our possession at closing, there are occasions where we may be waiting for them to arrive. If payment is made by personal check, we will hold all titles and vehicles for 7 business days or until funds have cleared.

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