Mercedes-Benz 280 SL ‘Pagode’, year 1971. Chassis number 1130441202234X, engine number 1309831201513X. Colour blue (original MB colour) combined with a dark blue leather interior and dark blue carpet. Dark blue mohair soft-top and hardtop in body colour. This gorgeous Mercedes 280 SL was sold new in the United States of America, in the year 2016 the car was imported to the Netherlands. In the period 2016-2017 the automobile was extensively rebuilt mechanically and beautifully modified to European specifications by Altena Classic Service. The car was completely brought up-to-date, invoices counting to about 50.000 Euro are on file. This stunning Mercedes 280 SL is in excellent condition inside and out and the car drives and handles perfectly. The bodywork shows a perfect panel fit and the original spot- welds are still visible. The original interior is in a wonderful condition with only minor traces of use and age. The engine room is spotless, and the underside of the car is well detailed. This 280 SL features an automatic gearbox, and the original steel wheels fitted with chrome / blue hub caps, and a period correct top of the line Blaupunkt Köln US AM / FM radio. The 280 SL is the most powerful model in the W113 SL-Pagode series which started with the 230 SL in 1963. This is a very desirable example; the car is ready for any adventure and holiday road-trip!
Engine: Six cilinder engine