Classic and Sportscar Centre

Telephone: 01944 758000
Email: [email protected]

Classic and Sportscar Centre, Malton

Corner Farm, West Knapton, Malton, North Yorkshire, UK, YO17 8JB

Opening Hours

  • Mon-Fri: 9.00am-5.30pm
  • Sunday: 10am-4pm
  • Closed Saturday
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Price: £SOLD

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1988 Mercedes Benz 300SL

This stunning late Mercedes Benz 300SL was first registered on the 25th March 1988 and was supplied new in Champagne to a titled Lady owner based in South West London. The 300L stayed with its first lady owner for nine years, changing hands in 1997 and heading to North Yorkshire where it has spent ten years with its second owner. This low ownership SL has covered just 86000 miles from new and had a brand new Mercedes Benz engine fitted in 2003 at 63436 miles. The Mercedes Benz comes with a replacement service book detailing a service at 24730 in 1996 by Bradshaw Webb (Chelsea) Ltd, a service at 29827 by Eaton Square Garage, London in 1997 and Mercedes Benz main dealer Bradshaw Webb (Chelsea) Ltd again at 32795 in 1998. In 2007 the SL was serviced at 81156 in North Yorkshire, and further services are recorded at 82637, 84861, 85399 and 85931 miles. Adding to the service booklet and original manuals, invoices for expenditure with the cars second owner total over £5,000.

E458 YWJ presents very well with excellent bodywork and in 2007 was treated to brand new Mercedes Benz front wings. The paintwork throughout is in excellent condition with a stunning finish and body panels are perfectly straight and in structurally excellent order throughout. The bulk head, sills, boot floor and wheel arches are all in superb condition and the SL also comes with its original factory hard top. The hood stowage compartment is in excellent order and the Brown soft top hood is in very good order. The three rear windows are clear, but one corner window will be replaced due to a small crack. The original Beige upholstery is in lovely condition with excellent seats, door cards, carpets and dashboard.

On the road the car drives incredibly well with a superb strong engine with excellent oil pressure, The automatic transmission is excellent with smooth changes and the car is quiet, luxurious and offers impressive performance. The power steering feels and is correct, brakes are sharp and efficient and the car is in strong mechanical condition throughout. Once sold, the SL will be freshly serviced and MOT tested ready for its third owner. Late SL's are becoming increasingly expensive and finding low mileage, low ownership cars under £25,000 is becoming increasingly difficult. Please note an appointment is required in order to view this car.

Price: £SOLD