1978 Mercedes-Benz 450SL

4.5 liter V-8 engine 3 Speed Automatic

For Sale $17,000 US

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  • Stock: #962-SCT
  • Price: $17,000
  • Year/Make: 1978 Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: 450SL
  • Engine: 4.5 liter V-8 engine
  • Transmission: 3 Speed Automatic
  • Exterior Color: Yellow
  • Interior Color: Brown
  • Mileage: 130,701 (undocumented)
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Gateway Classic Cars of Scottsdale is extremely excited to offer for sale this very special 1978 Mercedes Benz 450SL automobile. The car is available in our Arizona showroom conveniently located right off Route 17 in North Phoenix. This is an impressive example of European luxury in a two seat convertible with both soft and hard tops. This Mercedes is finished in Light Ivory paint with a beautiful Bamboo leather interior. The 450 SL M/B was and still is a car that says that you have arrived. With it's potent 4.5 liter V-8 engine and its smooth shifting 3 speed automatic transmission with it's sporty floor mounted shifter this car will still turn heads. This car is full of all the features you would want such as power steering, power brakes, climate controlled air condition and the famous Becker AM/FM stereo radio. The car has also been optioned with original Chrome wheels. Having recently had a complete service and go through, this sweet 450SL is ready for its next owner to drive and enjoy the elegance of a true European classic. Not only a desirable and collectable icon, the 450 SL's are so recognizable, you really can't help showing off while cruising down the boulevard in this beautiful convertible. Our friendly and knowledgeable sales staff is ready to answer any questions you might have on this fine car and help you make a dream come true. You can reach us by calling at 623 900 4884 or email us at

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