At the online auction Bring a Trailer was sold the rarest Roadster Mercedes-Benz SL 500 in the body of the R129 for 87 thousand 500 dollars.
The Mercedes-Benz SL 500 sold at auction was a limited edition Silver Arrow. There are only 1,550 such vehicles in the United States. In addition, this rare Roadster for its 18 years of life never stood on the register and drove only 227 kilometers.
This Mercedes-Benz SL 500 has a silver body color in accordance with the name of the special series Silver Arrow. It is equipped with a 5.0-liter V8 power unit, which produces 306 horsepower. It is paired with a 5-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive. It is noted that before selling the car, it only needed to replace the battery.
The Mercedes-Benz SL 500 Roadster boasts an AMG body kit and 18-inch wheels shod in the still native Dunlop SP Sport 9000 tires. The interior of the car is finished in white and black leather, which was the privilege of only the Silver Arrow version. Recall that the model of the Mercedes-Benz 129 SL 500 in the body was produced from 1989 to 2002.