1979 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 450 SLC 5.0

Condition Used
Body Coupe
Make Mercedes-Benz
Model 450 SLC
Mileage 107000 mi
Fuel type Gasoline
Year 1979
Transmission Automatic
Exterior Color Gold
History Yes

Rare FIA lightweight Homologation car, one of 40 units that came to the US, Great preserved condition, comprehensive records. Purpose built for FIA homologation for the rallie effort in that year, the 450 SL 5.0 is a lightweight, high performance version of the luxurious R107 street model. Powered by an all-aluminum 5-liter V8 engine coupled to an upgraded transmission and differential, installed in a body with alloy panels and a sport tuned suspension, the 5.0 went immediately to become a legend both on the road and the rallie events worldwide. This car is finished in a beautiful and rich Icon Gold, complemented by a two-tone finish in metallic gray on the bottom, which matches the alloy BBS wheels.  The factory equipment also includes a sunroof.