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1974 Mercedes Benz 450SL

VIN: 1070441201814374
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Millinocket, Maine, USA
78,454 mi
Automatic
LHD
Original & Highly Original
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About this 1974 Mercedes Benz 450SL

VIN: 1070441201814374

Details

This 1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL boasts a low mileage of 78,388. It features a convertible top with a removable hardtop. The exterior shines in striking Red with iconic Gold Mercedes Star and 450SL badging, while the interior is fitted with beige leather. Service receipts provided by the current owner, dating back a decade, show a well-cared-for car.

This German grand touring car is fitted with a 4.5 liter V8 engine that sends power through an automatic transmission to the rear wheels. Comforts include power windows, a Blaupunkt stereo, and front fog lamps.

This particular model has been thoroughly inspected by a third party on March 15, 2024, ensuring the prospective buyers confidence in its condition. With no known modifications, the vehicle retains its original specifications. New water pump installation in 2022 and a fuel pump replacement in 2017 are documented with receipts.

The prvious custodian of this 1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL purchased the car from a dealership in Omaha, NE, in 2013 and the current owner has enjoyed approximately 5,000 miles in the vehicle. The sale includes original Mercedes literature, two sets of keys, and receipts substantiating its maintenance record.

This 450SL is available in San Diego, CA as a Premium Listing on CLASSIC.COM. being sold by Parker Frazier.

About the model

The Mercedes-Benz 450SL was a variant of the R107 SL-Class that was introduced for the 1973 model year. The 450 SL was offered with a 4.5L V8 engine that generated 222hp, which was sent to drive the rear wheels via manual and automatic transmission options. Production of the 450SL lasted until 1980, when the model series was discontinued.

Features and Specs

  • VIN: 1070441201814374
  • 78,388 miles
  • 4.5L V8 engine
  • Automatic transmission
  • Removable hardtop convertible
  • Gold Mercedes Star and 450SL badging
  • Red paint over Beige leather upholstery
  • Power windows
  • Blaupunkt stereo unit
  • Front fog lamps

Known Modifications

  • None

Due Diligence

  • Third-party inspection completed on 3/15/2024 can be viewed here
  • Third-party photos

Ownership History

  • 2013- Previous owner purchased the vehicle from a dealer in Omaha, NE
  • Current owner states he has only driven it about 5,000 miles and is located in CA

Service History

  • 2022- New Water Pump installed
  • 2017- Fuel pump replaced

Known issues

  • Light wear on the drivers side carpet
  • Rear tires are low on tread
  • Paint chip on the front hood
  • Scratches on the wheels
  • Light scratch on the front bumper
  • Tear on the soft top

Included in the sale

  • Original Mercedes literature included
  • 2 sets of keys
  • Receipts for maintenance

Market Summary

The Mercedes-Benz 450SL - R107 (1973 to 1980) market. See Similar Markets

CMB $16,665
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The Mercedes-Benz 450SL was a variant of the R107 SL-Class that was introduced for the 1973 model year. The 450 SL was offered with a 4.5L V... Learn more.
There are 236 Mercedes-Benz SL - R107/C107 for sale across all model years (1971 to 1989) and variants, 54 are 450 SL and 1 is model year 1974 . There were 365 450 SL sold in the last 5 years.

Comps

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1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL

Original & Highly Original
6865 mi 68k mi
Manual transmission Automatic
LHD steering LHD
Not Sold
$17,000
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Highest Bid
Nov 4, 2023
95% Relevance
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1977 Mercedes-Benz 450SL

Original & Highly Original
6865 mi 89k mi
Manual transmission Automatic
LHD steering LHD
For Sale
$15,500
Dec 30, 2023
94% Relevance
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Year
Make
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Model Generation
Model Variant
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Engine
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  • 58K - 116K
Body
Vehicle Type
Body Style
Doors
Driver Side
Ext. Color Group
Int. Color Group
Other Details
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1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL

Original & Highly Original
6865 mi 94k mi
Manual transmission Automatic
LHD steering LHD
For Sale
$21,000
Feb 3, 2024
94% Relevance
Relevance Score Criteria

Model
Year
Make
Model Family
Model Generation
Model Variant
Model Trim
Powertrain
Engine
Transmission Type
Drive Type
Mileage
  • 58K - 116K
Body
Vehicle Type
Body Style
Doors
Driver Side
Ext. Color Group
Int. Color Group
Other Details
Originality
Location
Recency

Specs

Details about this vehicle - curated by our market specialists.

Year
1974
Model Family
Model Generation
Model Variant
450 SL
Model Trim
-
Engine
4.5L V8 (M117)
Transmission
Automatic
Drive Type
Rear Wheel Drive (RWD)
Originality
Original & Highly Original
Mileage
78,454 mi
VIN
1070441201814374
Vehicle Type
Automobile
Body Style
Convertible
Doors
2 Doors
Driver Side
Left Hand Drive
Ext. Color Group
Red
Int. Color Group
Beige/Tan
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