Email : info@ccbenz.co.uk
Telephone : 07980 241177 or 01625 260913

Cheshire Classic Benz

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

SL320 ‘Edition’ Roadster 3.2 Litre V6 2000X

Designo Mystic Blue metallic, matching panoramic hardtop with chrome trim, blue power hood, perforated black leather interior with silver underlay, black bird’s eye maple wood trim, wood/leather steering wheel and gear knob, 5 speed automatic, cruise/limiter control, electric seats, rear seats, engine turned aluminium gear lever surround and instrument fascia, illuminated door cill strips, Xenon lights, remote alarm/immobiliser/central locking, heated electric exterior mirrors, wind deflector with chrome trim, original 18” Albireo split rim alloy wheels, original radio/CD changer, original black/silver ‘Edition’ floor mats (not shown in photos), all handbooks, tools, original first aid kit etc, FSH, 34,000 miles.

£SOLD

This is one of only 708 cars built to the ‘Edition’ formula for the worldwide market, and represents one of the highest specification versions of the R129 SL to come out of the Bremen factory. It is even rarer, but just as well specified (and many think more tastefully executed) than the well known Silver Arrow edition, which is widely quoted as being limited to 100 examples, ignoring the 1,615 which were built for the US market.

The Mystic Blue paintwork makes it instantly recognisable as an ‘Edition’, and has a deep luminous quality that sets it apart from any other SL. The additional external brightwork provides a striking contrast with the paint colour, and the interior enhancements make it a very nice place to spend some time.

It was registered new by Cruickshank Motors Mercedes-Benz of Bristol in October 2000, we think as a dealer demonstrator. In July 2001 it was supplied to its first real owner, a gentleman in Nottingham, by B&K Thomas Mercedes-Benz with the mileage standing at under 3,000. At some stage the ownership was transferred to his wife. In 2008 we supplied it to its next owner, a gentleman in Littleborough, Lancs, with the odometer showing 17,000 miles. He kept it for five years and took the mileage up to 31,000. In February 2013 we supplied it to its latest owner, the proprietor of a haulage company in Cumbernauld, where it joined his fleet of classic vehicles. He has used it very sparingly and only covered 3,000 miles during his four year tenure.

Despite the low mileage covered, servicing has always been carried out at reasonable intervals timewise, with four entries in the book from Mercedes-Benz dealers, three from independent Mercedes specialists and four from the workshop of the latest owner’s company which maintains a fleet of 24 Mercedes trucks and vans. As well as the fully completed service book we have every MOT certificate since the car was three years old and many of the service and repair invoices.

Everything is as it should be to give evidence of careful maintenance and sympathetic use by each owner. It has always been part of a multi car household, used for special trips and well cared for, which explains its beautiful condition.

It is a pleasure to drive, with instant response and ample power. All controls are taut and responsive as befits the fastidious maintenance regime which has been followed and the low mileage covered.

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. A schedule of this work will be supplied with the car, along with our own warranty, details of which can be supplied on request.

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To enquire about this car telephone: 07980 241177 or 01625 260913   or email: info@ccbenz.co.uk

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Stock in Preparation, Coronavirus Precautions and Wheels for SaleUpdated 11 April 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 selling before they are listed on the website. Models currently awaiting preparation but available for viewing are: R107 300SL roadster, R107 500SL roadster, W111 280SE 3.5 coupe, W115 230.4 saloon (LHD), W123 230CE coupe (SOLD), W123 280TE estate (RESERVED), W124 300TE estate, W124 230CE coupe, W124 300CE Coupe (ultra-low mileage), W124 E320 Sportline cabriolet, W124 E220 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

As from 12 April we are once again open for car viewings by appointment. We are applying full social distancing measures, with contact surfaces on cars being sanitised before and after viewings. Regrettably we cannot offer test drives until further notice.

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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.