Offered for sale is an excellent 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL Pagoda with a rare 4 speed manual gearbox, finished in correct White over Navy interior. This is a two California owner, rust free, all numbers matching, fully documented, imported European example – one of the finest 280SLs currently available for sale. The previous owner spent a fortune returning it to the gorgeous shape it’s in now. The car comes complete with restoration photos, receipts, records and manual. This Pagoda will not disappoint.
The exterior is immaculate. The paint is exceptional and the body is perfectly straight. All the gaps are correct. This is an accident free car. As most enthusiasts can appreciate, the notches are present on each of the headlight pylons. The chrome is excellent. The soft top is perfect. The soft top frame was removed from the car during restoration and brought back to new condition. The car has all new rubber seals and gaskets. The interior is stunning. As the pictures show, this roadster has received a complete interior using all correct factory Mercedes materials and parts. The seats and carpets are flawless. All the wood in the car has been beautifully restored. The original Becker AM/FM radio works perfectly and looks gorgeous. The steering wheel does not have even the slightest crack. The hardtop has been fully refurbished. This car is breathtakingly beautiful.
The previous owner spared no expense on this car mechanically. The original engine and Bosh fuel injection system has been professionally rebuilt. Its original 4 speed manual transmission has been professionally rebuilt. New master cylinder, rebuilt brake cylinders, new four disk brake rotors and pads, new tires, new shocks, new universal joint and center bearing, etc. etc. The list goes on. Please let us know if you would like to order a professional inspection with a local mechanic of your choice to confirm the car’s mechanical integrity.