Lot 541- 1980 Mercedes-Benz 450SL


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VIN# 10704412059093
While it may appear to be a big car, especially with the ludicrously large US-market bumpers, the 450 SL is in reality a diminutive two-seater which when parked next to today’s average machine finally reflects the true scale.
Beyond a few 70-80’s details in the styling it has a timelessness to it that wears far better than many of its peers from the days of disco.
Especially with the sunroof or top down, it appears as if it could be from any time in the last 40 years.
Such is the staying power of simple shapes and spare, minimalist design.