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Cheshire Classic Benz

Supplying the highest quality examples of classic Mercedes-Benz cars from the 1960s to 1990s

300SL Roadster 3.0 Litre 6 Cyl 1989F

Astral Silver metallic, matching hardtop, blue soft top, blue sport check interior, 4-speed auto, ABS, electric windows, central locking, rear seats, tinted glass, fire extinguisher, original Panasonic radio/cassette player, original 15” alloy wheels, FSH, all tools and manuals, 103,000 miles.

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This lovely vehicle was supplied new by London Road Garage of Romford to a local lady in March 1989, only a few months before production of this model ended. She kept it for six years, covering around 28,000 miles. In 1995 she passed it on to a lady in Orpington, Kent, who kept it for two years and only added another 4,000 miles to the tally. In 1997 it went to a gentleman in Westerham, Kent, and he kept it for 18 years during which time he covered 67,000 miles. In November 2015 we were fortunate enough to acquire it and we supplied it to a restorer of classic Sunbeam cars who lives in Ormskirk. He has thoroughly enjoyed owning it, depite only covering 4,000 miles during his period of ownership, but is now reducing his collection so it is once again available to a new owner.

It has been serviced at least once a year for almost the whole of its life, and there are a remarkable 33 entries in the service book (and on the continuation sheet from when it became full). 23 are from Mercedes dealers (including 10 from the original supplying dealer), four from independent MB specialists and the remainder from non-franchised garages. We have almost all of the service and repair invoices on file, showing that no expense has been spared in its maintenance, along with every old MoT certificate since the car was three years old. We will service it before handover to its new owner, so it will be ready for a further 6,000 miles before any scheduled attention is needed.

The car has been cherished by each of its owners, and it is in superb condition throughout. It is a delight to drive and it looks and feels like a much younger car.

Values of this model have been climbing steadily over recent years as a knock-on effect of the meteoric rise in prices of the earlier Pagoda model, and they show no sign of abating. Superb examples such as this one can therefore be thought of as a sound investment which is also a lovely thing to own and use.

We have carried out a comprehensive mechanical check of the car in our own workshop. Any faults found have been remedied, and any required maintenance has been carried out (see above). A schedule of this work will be supplied with the car, along with our own warranty, details of which can be supplied on request.

We did a fashion photo shoot with this car recently. Read about it HERE

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To enquire about this car telephone: 07980 241177 or 01625 260913   or email:

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Stock in Preparation, Coronavirus Precautions and Wheels for SaleUpdated 20 September 2021

Stock in Preparation

Due to various staffing and supply issues outside our control it is currently taking much longer to prepare cars, and as a result there are very few for sale on the website at present. Many cars are being reserved prior to being prepared for sale and are selling before they are listed on the website. Models currently awaiting preparation but available for viewing are: R107 300SL roadster, W111 280SE 3.5 coupe, W123 230CE Coupe, W124 300TE estate, W124 230CE coupe, W124 300CE Coupe, W124 E320 Coupe, W124 E320 Sportline cabriolet. Any of them can be viewed and reserved pending preparation, and as soon as you have secured your chosen car by payment of a deposit it will be brought to the head of the queue for immediate attention.

Coronavirus Precautions

We are now open for car viewings by appointment. We are applying recommended social distancing measures, with contact surfaces on cars being sanitised before and after viewings. Accompanied test drives can now be offered once again to customers who have had two vaccinations at least three weeks prior to their visit. Masks must be worn during test drives.



We have been clearing out our stock room and have many wheels, trims and hubcaps for disposal. From the 1960s to 2000s, sizes 13 to 18 inch, alloy and steel, AMG, Lorinser, Carat Duchatelet, Sportline, with and without tyres, full sets and one-offs, for models R107, W108, W111, W113, W123, W124, W126, R129, W140, W201, W202, W220 and others. Call or email with your requirements. We probably have what you need.