Mercedes-Benz Pagoda 280SL

Year: 1968
Price: € 199 000

Discover a true automotive icon, combining timeless elegance and exceptional performance: the 1968 Mercedes Benz Pagoda 280SL. This iconic car embodies the pinnacle of luxury and sophistication, and this one in particular has been passionately and meticulously restored by the experts at Top Classics, guaranteeing impeccable condition true to its origins.

Vehicle description :

Exterior: This Mercedes Benz Pagoda 280SL is decked out in sublime white, enhancing its classic lines and graceful silhouette. Its perfectly sculpted curves and retractable pagoda hardtop make it a masterpiece of automotive design. Carefully restored chrome details add a touch of brilliance to the whole, recalling the timeless elegance of that era.

Interior: Open the door and plunge into a refined interior where luxury and comfort are the order of the day. The original leather seats have been meticulously restored to preserve their authentic beauty. The dashboard and noble wood finishes add a touch of warmth and authenticity to the interior, underlining the meticulous attention paid to restoring this automotive gem.

Engine: Under the hood lies a powerful engine that lives up to its enchanting appearance. The in-line six-cylinder engine, typical of Pagodas of this era, offers impressive power and performance, while preserving smooth running and Mercedes-Benz’s renowned reliability.

Restoration history: This Pagoda 280SL has been fully restored to its original condition by the highly qualified team at Top Classics, who specialize in the preservation and restoration of exceptional classic cars. Each element has been restored with great attention to detail and strict adherence to factory specifications, restoring this Mercedes to its former glory.

Condition and maintenance: Thanks to the expert care of Top Classics, this 1968 Mercedes Benz Pagode 280SL is in like-new condition, both cosmetically and mechanically. It has been regularly maintained since its restoration, guaranteeing a smooth ride and flawless reliability.

Collectors’ love affair: the Pagode 280SL is highly prized by collectors and classic car enthusiasts. Its timeless design and prestigious history make it one of the most coveted cars on the market. This specific unit, with its exceptional condition and first-rate restoration history, is a real gem for any discerning collector.

All Top Classics vehicles come with a 2-year warranty.

Vehicle performance

Engine 6 Cylinders
Motor size 2778 cm3
PowerPuissance 125 kW / 170 hp
Mileage 0 km (after restoration)
0-100 km/h 9,0 s
Max Speed 200 km/h / 125 mph

History of the model

The Mercedes-Benz 280 SL is a true icon of the automotive industry. Introduced in 1967 and produced until 1971, this legendary sports car embodies a perfect combination of power, elegance and innovation. As a member of the famous “Pagoda” family, the 280 SL has been acclaimed for its distinctive design, notably its removable roof designed by Paul Bracq, which earned it its evocative nickname. This two-seater offers an unrivalled level of comfort, impressive performance and exemplary driving safety, making every journey a truly memorable experience. Even today, the Mercedes-Benz 280 SL continues to captivate classic car enthusiasts and remains a timeless symbol of refinement and elegance on roads the world over.


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