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1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL Roadster

Posted by Daniel Schmitt & Company

07 May, 2020

1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL Roadster


Spectacular condition

Only 7,772 actual miles!

Virtually cannot be told from new!

Complete service performed in May 2019 (over $3,000 spent)

Maintained by the original owner for more than 30 years!

Numbers matching V8 engine

Rare and desirable 1973 450SL Roadster

One of only 8,654 built

Desirable first U.S. production year model with chrome bumpers

Options Include:

Behr Air Conditioning
Leather Seats
Power Windows
Power Locks
Tinted Glass With Heated Rear Window
Limited Slip Differential
Fog Lights
Becker Europa AM/FM Radio With Remote Cassette Receiver
14" Bundt Alloy Wheels

Excellent documentation includes original window sticker, original invoice, original maintenance book, original VIN stamped warranty book, original data card, parts book, business card of the original salesman, original temporary registration and more!

Performs wonderfully

The best 107 chassis SL we have offered in years

One of the most original and lowest mileage 450SL Roadsters that can be found on the market today!

A dream for the Mercedes-Benz collector or enthusiast

The magnificent 1973 Mercedes-Benz 450SL featured here is finished in stunning yellow over a black leather interior. This particular example was sold new by Helms Brothers Inc. of New York to a Mr. M. Govantes of Westberry, New York. Mr. Govantes would maintain this 450SL for more than 30 years and scarcely drive it. This first U.S. production model year 450SL presents in spectacular condition with lots of originality today displaying only 7,772 actual miles! It is accompanied by a plethora of original documentation including the original window sticker, original invoice, original books, tool roll with its original plastic, warning triangle, first aid kit and more! We are proud to offer what we believe to be the very best example that can be found anywhere in the world to the most astute collector or investor who appreciates originality and low mileage! Ready to make an investment that you can actually enjoy? Classic cars have proven to be among the most resilient and rewarding investments in recent years with the Historic Automobile Group Index (HAGI) jumping 39% in 2013, 16% in 2014 and 17% in 2015 while posting gains of 467% over the last 10 years. Please contact one of our expert sales consultants for more information. They will be happy to give you a complete walk-around, supply you with a more detailed description and answer any questions you may have. Buy with confidence.

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