The Mercedes-Benz R129 models were produced from 1989 through to 2001 and were sold under the SL-Class model names. The R129 replaced the R107 SL-Class in 1989 and was subsequently replaced by the R230 in 2001.The R129 was based on the shortened floorpan of the Mercedes-Benz W124 saloon and featured many innovative details for the time; for example, electronically controlled shock absorbers (optional) and a hidden, automatically extending roll-over bar. The level of standard equipment was also high, with electrically operated windows, mirrors, seats and convertible hood. The 2.8 engine featured dual overhead camshafts and four valves per cylinder, the camshaft driven by duplex roller chain. The 2.8 L M104 was also used in the W202 C-Class model C280 and in the W140 S-Class model S280.
This 1993 Mercedes-Benz SL280 was first registered 8th October 1993 and has been in the ownership of the current vendor for over 10 and a half years. Finished in Imperial red with a classic contrasting beige leather interior, the car come complete with fill our service book, documenting mileage throughout its ownership. The SL280 had been lovingly used by its current lady owner, for travel around London with one recent long distance trip to Ireland. The car comes complete with UK V5C, current MoT certificate and a number of recent invoices including Mercedes-Benz Brooklands.