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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

Canepa

1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL
Canepa
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24-0513019

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United States

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VIN DBBA48D0KA095076

 

ENGINE 3.4-LITER V8

 

TRANSMISSION 4 SPEED AUTOMATIC

 

DRIVETRAIN RWD

 

EXTERIOR COLOR RED

 

INTERIOR COLOR TAN

 

INTERIOR SURFACE LEATHER

Description

Final Year of Production - A Timeless Classic of Distinction 15,979 Miles – 2 previous owners 5.6 Liter V8 Engine Original Factory Signal Red Paint Palomino Leather Interior Removable Hard Top / Black Soft Top Window Sticker, Tools, Books, Spare Wheel/Tire Previously owned by Michael Phillips, Michael David Winery (Lodi) 227 Horsepower 4-Speed Automatic Transmission Anti-Theft Alarm Power Windows, Power Steering Power Assisted Four Wheel Disk Brakes Automatic Climate Control Cruise Control Fully Independent Suspension In the automotive realm, certain vehicles stand as iconic symbols of luxury, style, and engineering excellence. Among them is the esteemed 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL, a model that embodies the pinnacle of Mercedes-Benz craftsmanship and elegance. The Mercedes-Benz 560SL traces its roots back to the 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300SL, renowned for its iconic gullwing doors and racing pedigree. The success and admiration garnered by the 300SL influenced Mercedes-Benz to create a roadster version, leading to the birth of the SL-Class, with the 560SL marking a significant chapter in this illustrious lineage. This particular 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL boasts a remarkable history, having been meticulously cared for by only two previous owners throughout its life. Such limited ownership speaks volumes about the car's desirability and the dedication of its caretakers to preserve its pristine condition. Upon inspection, it becomes immediately apparent that this 560SL has been cherished and maintained to the highest standards. The exterior gleams with its original red paint, showcasing the timeless design that has aged gracefully over the years. Step inside, and you'll be greeted by a luxurious interior that exudes elegance, while every detail of the Palomino Leather reflects Mercedes-Benz's commitment to quality and comfort. One of the car's previous owners holds a significant position in the wine industry, being involved with the renowned Michael David Winery in Lodi, California. This connection adds a unique touch to the car's story, linking it to a world of sophistication and fine craftsmanship that extends beyond the automotive realm. The Mercedes-Benz 560SL, produced from 1986 to 1989, holds a special place in automotive history as a luxurious and iconic grand tourer. The 560SL was part of the R107 series, which was introduced in 1971 as a replacement for the W113 "Pagoda" SL. The R107 SL models were known for their elegant design, advanced technology, and solid build quality. By the time the 560SL debuted in 1986, it represented the pinnacle of the R107 lineup. It was powered by a robust V8 engine and offered a blend of luxury, performance, and timeless style that appealed to discerning buyers. The 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL was equipped with a 5.6-liter V8 engine, hence the "560" designation. This engine was part of Mercedes-Benz's M117 series of engines, known for their smooth power delivery and reliability. The V8 engine provided ample power for comfortable cruising and spirited driving, making the 560SL a capable grand tourer ideal for long journeys. The 1989 560SL featured a robust chassis designed for stability and comfort. It utilized a front-engine, rear-wheel-drive layout, common among luxury sports cars of its era. Suspension-wise, the 560SL wore an independent front suspension with double wishbones and coil springs, offering a balance between handling and ride comfort. At the rear, a semi-trailing arm setup with coil springs further contributed to the car's smooth and composed ride quality. Today, the 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL is highly regarded by enthusiasts and collectors for its timeless design, solid construction, and driving experience. Well-maintained examples, especially those with low mileage and documented history, command attention in the classic car market and continue to be sought after by those who appreciate Mercedes-Benz's heritage of luxury and performance. In conclusion, the 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL remains a symbol of automotive excellence and timeless luxury. With its rich history, limited ownership, impeccable condition, and notable connections, this classic roadster embodies the essence of Mercedes-Benz's legacy and continues to captivate enthusiasts and collectors alike with its enduring charm and undeniable allure. Upon arrival at Canepa, every collector car for sale is put through an extensive and diligent process called the “Canepa Difference.” This includes a major and comprehensive mechanical inspection where all systems are checked, serviced, and restored as needed. They also receive award-winning Concours-level detailing, including a thorough cleaning of each and every surface. Vehicle Includes Window sticker Owners’ manual Spare key “Climate Control Operation” placard “Factory Approved Service Products” pamphlet “Owner’s Service and Warranty Information” pamphlet “Paint Care Guide” pamphlet “Operation & Care of SL Tops” pamphlet “Mercedez Benz Supplemental Restraint System” pamphlet “Original Equipment Passenger Tire Limited Warranty” pamphlet MBZ indicator information placard Hard top latch handle Spare wheel/Tire First aid kit