The car is unfortunately being put up for sale as the there is sadly no one now to carry on this project.
The car is the 1998 500 SL V8, most think this was the very best of this model.
The car is currently stored off road with a noted Mercedes specialist.
The car is currently a non runner, not least of all because the project did get under way with the entire interior having been removed and re-upholstered ready for re-fit ( please see pictures)
The car will need a total respray and complete engine and running gear service/overhaul to bring her back to former glory, but this will now have to be undertaken by another SL loving fan!
The car has covered 175,00 miles with Service history up to 125k miles.
The car would need to uplifted by trailer (as I say there is no interior fitted as this was removed to be re upholstered) now ready for refit.
We are going to list as "offers invited", but please do not waste either of our time with sill offers, we have a very good idea of the value of this car and the huge cost spent out on having the interior re upholstered. We have already turned down offers of £7500 but would be we are willing to come to an agreement not too far from this.
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