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3839 cc V8
Transmission Type
4 Speed Automatic
Body Style

Mint 1985 Mercedes 380SL Appraised as No. 1 Show Car

"Hey! Where's Bobby?" Remember the good guy on the TV show Dallas? If so, then you know he drove a cherry red Mercedes 380SL just like this. (Not to mention the 450 SL from earlier in the show.) If you drive this car, be prepared to come up with a clever answer to the question of Bobby's whereabouts, because you will be asked.

This previous owner restored this car to perfection with German-level attention to detail. Original Mercedes tools bright and shiny, stowed carefully in the pouch in the trunk. Official Mercedes wool carpets. The exact right stickers on the window glass. He had the wheels re-chromed three times because they hadn't been done correctly.

Consider this from the appraisal: "This is a Number 1 on the Old Cars Price Guide rating system...This is an outstanding example of a desirable model with exceptionally straight and solid body, mint restored interior, a premium refinish in the original color, and a correct new replacement engine. This is one of the most outstanding examples of this model I have seen and is a show winner."

The 3.8L V8 engine nestled in under the hood moves this car with surprising alacrity, and the whole machine epitomizes everything you expect and enjoy with German engineering. The doors close with a pleasant thunk, the seating is supple, and the car slips down the road like a magic silk carpet.

The car comes with a comprehensive set of well-organized receipts and records that document the duration, expense and quality of the restoration.

If you'd like to know more about this car, or are ready to experience it in person, please call Art & Speed at (901) 850-0507. Financing available.


  • 3,839 cc (234 ci) Overhead Cam V8 Engine
  • 155 HP
  • From appraisal: "Engine is exceptionally smooth and quiet."
  • 4 Speed Automatic Transmission
  • Engine Compartment is Show-Quality Finished as New
  • Detailed in Correct Colors with Correct Tags and Decals


  • Four Wheel Anti-Lock Power Disc Brakes
  • 195/70R14 Pirelli Four Seasons Tires
  • Mint Condition Genuine Mercedes 14" Chrome Wheels
  • Spare Tire
  • Genuine Mercedes German Tool Set in Trunk


  • Immaculate, Show Quality Mercedes Red Sherwin-Williams Base Coat/Clear Coat Finish
  • Two Door Convertible Roadster
  • Appraisal quote: "Flawless body with exceptionally well-aligned panels and fit of fenders, doors, hood, trunk, and top."
  • Red Hard Top
  • New Windshield with Authentic G. Daimler ("A Mercedes-Benz Product") Decal
  • Fantastic Tan Cloth Convertible Top with Excellent Vinyl Windows
  • Power Top
  • Perfect Trim and Emblems
  • Perfect Chrome and Rubber Bumpers
  • Perfect Glass, Marker Light Lenses and Mirrors
  • Heated Mirrors
  • Rear Defroster
  • Power Antenna
  • Mercedes Car Cover


  • As New Tan Leather Front Bucket Seats
  • Tan Leather Center Arm Rest
  • Center Console with Floor Shifter
  • As New Tan Leather Rear Bench Seat
  • Air Conditioning
  • Black Leather Wrapped Steering Wheel
  • Cruise Control
  • As New Perfect Tan Leather Door Panels
  • As New Fantastic Tan Carpet
  • Excellent Gauges: Water Temperature, Gas, Oil Pressure, Speedometer, Clock, and Tachometer
  • Aftermarket Pioneer Stereo AM/FM/XM Ready Radio and CD Player 50 Watts x Four Channels with Remote
  • Black Leather Dash
  • Wood Grain Inserts Throughout
  • Excellent Visors
  • Power Windows
  • Power Door Locks
  • Remote Door Mirrors
  • Seat Belts

Contact us with questions about this car or any other in the Art & Speed Inventory.


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