1979 Mercedes 450SLC
Higher Model in the 450 class
4.5L Engine3 Speed Automatic Transmission
Wire Spoke Wheels
Chrome Trim Accents
Custom Pearl White Paint Job
Front Driving Light
Longer Overall Length Than SL Model
This great 450SLC had some partial restorationin the past few years. One of the items on the list was the custom white pearl paint job. Another item replaced was the deluxe custom chrome trim. You will find a higher amount of chrome accents on this model. From the front grill , to the wire wheels, side louvers, and trim on the inner door jams.
The aftermarket wire wheels were added at the time of the partial restoration. Overall, this is a very nice 450 SLC. It drives well and runs strong. One of the items replaced in the partial restoration of this car are the louvered side windows that were about $1000. each. Also replaced were all new moldings and liners in the doors and windows.
Comes with a Blaupunkt stereo which has always been a leader in quality sound for autos. Here you can better see the wood pattern of the dash trim and custom gear shift knob. There is a new leather interior. The mileage is believed to be original.
Interior is done in different shades of beige and tan. The seats are leather, and their is a new custom burled wood gearshift knob. There is an electric sunroof for open driving. Trunk area is very clean and has plenty of space for most getaways.
Mechanically, there have been some improvements also. The engine mounts were replaced, as well as sub frame mounts. There was a brake job done, the radiator was replaced, as well as the thermostat, and fuel pump. The transmission was rebuilt in 2008.