This gem is the most wanted version of the iconic Mercedes-Benz Pagoda-family: the 280SL with the extremely rare ZF 5-speed gearbox. This car was shipped in the summer of 69 to its first owner in Lebanon, so it is a “European version”. At the time, Lebanon was a centre of wealth, style and freedom of speech. This rare car was ordered appropriately in Sandy beige métallic with a black hardtop and black MBtex interior. The pièce de résistance is of course the very rare and exclusive ZF five speed gearbox, an option that costed a staggering 500$ at the time.
The car presented finds itself in a perfect driving condition: the 280SL-engine runs very smooth and pulls strong, the gearbox shifts smotthly and precise. The interior is largely original and the body has been repainted once in a slightly different from original color. The paintwork has some usage-marks and the front bumper has a dent in it. furthermore no rust to bes een and every part is fully functional as it should be. This gem can be used as-is without any problem or extra costs and is ready for lots of carefree miles. Next to that, she is also ani deal candidate for a nuts & bolts restoration to concours quality because of the extremely high prices Pagoda’s with ZF gearbox tend to sell for these days.
Don’t miss out on this once in a lifetime opportunity to own the rarest of Pagoda’s, she can be yours for just 127.000€!