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Mercedes-Benz R129 SL 60 V8 AMG Roadster - 1998 / R£29995


This incredibly rare SL 60 AMG was first registered February 1998 and supplied new by AMG Japan to its only Japanese owner. Resplendent in brilliant silver with full black perforated leather and carbon fibre interior trim, extending to door panels, gear shift and centre console!! This vehicle is laden with factory options to include 18" AMG light alloy wheels, freshly refurbished and with a diamond cut rim, wrapped in brand new Z rated tyres, total AMG aerodynamic body styling, AMG rear boot lid spoiler, AMG brakes and suspension, AMG sports exhaust, AMG stainless steel door entry guards, AMG instruments and ergonomic performance AMG steering wheel. In addition it's specification includes xenon headlamps with cleaning, electrically operated front seats with 3x memory function, electrically operated steering column, factory hard top in steel and a brand new mohair power hood has just been fitted!! Automatic air conditioning with digital display, front fog lamps, cruise control, heated seats, Mercedes Benz factory audio with Bose upgrade, illuminated vanity mirrors, front sliding centre armrest, auto dimming rear view mirror, power fold electric mirrors (currently wearing non standard mirrors however a pair of Final Edition units accompany the sale!!) Safety features include roll over protection, ABS and ASR!! The Mercedes Benz security system is also current and all spare keys are available!

This car really is exceptional and exceptionally rare, sold through MB from 1996 to 1998, the 6.0 litre V8 engine produces between 381 bhp (284 kW) and 384 bhp (286 kW). AMG claimed a 0–62 mph (100 km/h) speed of 5.8 seconds. Its top speed is limited to 155 mph (249 km/h), but with the limiter removed, it is capable of approximately 185 mph (298 km/h). AMG later unofficially admitted that 0–60 mph was closer to 5.0 seconds and the engine produced between 405–410 bhp.

Mileage is circa 90,000 miles, some 150,000 km and routine maintenance has been performed within the network of Mercedes Benz main agents with a detailed service record to substantiate!! Prior to delivery to its new owner, this car will have a full service and mechanical health check by Mercedes Benz of Cardiff Gate with any specific items attended to. Obviously all UK registration documents and relevant paperwork will accompany the sale.

A truly exceptional example of this desirable AMG V8 flagship... Please call or email to register your interest, more details and images to follow.......

  • EXTERIOR: Brilliant silver
  • INTERIOR: Full black perforated leather with special carbon fibre interior trim
  • BODY: 2dr Convertible (2 seats)
  • ENGINE: 6000cc Petrol
  • TRANSMISSION: Automatic
  • MILEAGE: 90,000
  • SERVICE HISTORY: Comprehensive Japanese MB main agent/importer with a fresh service at Mercedes Benz Cardiff prior to sale

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