West Coast Classics are proud to present an absolutely exceptional example of this original California version 1974 Mercedes-Benz 450SL roadster with reportedly and believed to be only 61K original miles in beautiful condition and in the highly striking and rare special factory ordered 'Metallic Blue' (Code 387) color paint with a matching interior and a matching 'Dark Blue' color soft top and original matching 'Metallic Blue' factory hard top!
Purchased by original owner on 10/1/1974 at 'A & B Auto Sales', Mercedes-Benz dealers of Fairbanks, Alaska with all original owners manuals and dealers stamped service booklet available showing that at no time was any expense spared on this particular vehicles preventive maintenance. Always primarily serviced since new at local Mercedes-Benz dealerships and specialists and always garaged with no history or signs of any accidents or rust and never smoked in!
The original factory 'Metallic Blue' color paint is in exceptional condition as is the original MB Tex interior. The car has it's original factory matching hard top and a very good condition matching 'Dark Blue' soft top.
The car's factory options include: automatic transmission, power assisted steering, power assisted four wheel disc brakes, tinted glass, cruise control, electric window lifts, electrically heated rear window on hard top, fully independent suspension, power assisted four wheel disc brakes, limited slip differential, automatic antenna with height adjust, Halogen head and fog lamps, automatic BEHR air conditioning with climate control, Quartz chronometer, tachometer, front adjustable bucket seats with front headrests, Becker 'Europa' Radio (to be included with the car), right outside mirror and central locking.
The car drives exactly like such a well maintained and serviced Mercedes should and must be seen and driven to be truly appreciated. The engine is extremely strong with no noticeable oil leaks, the transmission shifts smoothly through the gears and the temperature always remains cool.
Without doubt, this is one of the finest classically beautiful roadster designs built by Mercedes-Benz, probably the last classically beautiful convertible series they built and now becoming more desirable and collectible than ever before - certainly you will look long and hard to find a better kept or as well a maintained head-turning example in this super striking color combination with only some 61K original miles available anywhere else!