I’m not a Luddite…well…not a complete Luddite, but I’m not as keen on hopping on the latest app based bandwagon as the next guy for sure. But I’ve got a young neighbor who I saw selling a used frying pan to another millennial via a service called offerup. A used frying pan. Well…who am I to get in the way of progress, so I Find this 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SLC Coupe offered for $5500 in Los Angeles, CA via offerup.
The Mercedes-Benz R107 series roadster/coupes were sold from 1971 through 1989. This remarkably long production life is credited to the graceful design and mechanical robustness that gave the cars of a great reputation and kept buyers returning to the showroom each year without the need for drastic changes. The market for these cars is good […]
This next car is offered by the seller as a “project” but it is much nicer than 99% of the projects offered for sale…it passes smog and has a manual gearbox swapped behind the 3.8 liter V8. Sure, it needs some cosmetic work on the interior and needs new rear glass, but the real kicker […]
I don’t want to say this too loudly because I might jinx it, but the gorgeous Mercedes-Benz R107 generation SL roadster is probably near the bottom of its depreciation curve. Prices are cheap, particularly compared to older 60s Benzes with 2-doors but it offers a more sophisticated ride for a bargain price. The R107 was […]
Tip from Jeff who writes: As a kid, I remember that my mother LOVED this things. One of my earlier car related memories is of her and I driving down the road in one while she euphorically chanted, “Oh my god! Oh my god!!” She was genuinely excited… about driving a car. Mom and I […]
Find this 1973 Mercedes 450SL for sale in Chalfont, PA bid to $2,125 on eBay with a Buy it Now of $6950.00 ending on Saturday. The Lorinser body kit and pristine BBS Mahle wheels would be so much more appealing if the car was not painted a shade of turkey gravy!
I’ve never claimed to understand the classic car market, but for the life of me, I can’t understand why the R107/C107 Mercedes-Benz SL/SLC are so cheap in today’s “everything that is old is cool and gold” marketplace. I probably should just keep my mouth shut and pack my garage full of cheap examples of these…but […]
Most of the best deals on cars for sale around the web come from private sellers, but occasionally a car ends up at a small dealer or private consignment shop that is still desirable despite the undesirable price markup. But, everybody’s gotta eat, right? Find this 1975 Mercedes-Benz 280SL offered here on eBay for $13,900 […]
Harvey Crane Jr was the man behind the company known as Crane Cams that has been building and selling custom cams since 1953. Crane pass away in 2013, but not before being inducted into the SEMA Hall of Fame, East Coast Drag Racing Hall of Fame, and doing more for the automotive valve than just […]
Take a look at this 1986 Mercedes-Benz 560SL Roadster here on eBay bidding for $6,125 with auction ending Friday at 7PM PST. From eBay listing: Item specifics Condition: Used Seller Notes: *****1986 Mercedes 560SL Convertible, with Hard & Soft top, Clean Title, 5.6L V8, RWD VIN (Vehicle Identification Number): WDBBA48D0GA053451 Year: 1986 Body Type: Convertible […]