24th Apr, 2024 13:00

Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire

 
  Lot 3
 

2001 Mercedes-Benz SLK 320
No Reserve

Sold for £1,850

(including buyers premium)


Lot details

Registration No: MM51 ZBD
Chassis No: WDB1704652F250983
MOT: September 2024

  • Only 75,600 miles from new with just three former keepers
  • Largest engine variant SLK with the 3.2-litre V6 engine
  • Rare and desirable six-speed manual transmission
  • Striking colour combination of Lazulithe Blue metallic with a two-tone Blue interior

At the start of the 1990s, after the introduction of their two-seat grand-tourer, the R129 SL, the launch of the Mazda MX-5 encouraged Mercedes-Benz set out to create a new compact roadster, slotted below the SL. By late 1991, under Bruno Sacco, the first design sketches were drawn, with scale models being built in the first half of 1992. Massively successful in its first year, worldwide sales hit 55,000, over double the entire nine-year production of 190 SLs and between 1996 and 2004, over 311,000 SLKs were sold. The roof design consists of a folding steel hardtop with both halves linked by a mechanism that is locked securely when the roof is closed. At the touch of a button on the centre console, a hydraulic system controls the fully automatic folding process in which the boot lid is also integrated.

Manufactured new in 2001 and supplied new to the United Kingdom, ‘MM51 ZBD’ was first registered on the 17th of October that year. Finished from the factory in Lazulithe Blue metallic paintwork with complementary two-tone Galaxy Blue and Merlin Blue leather interior upholstery with Eucalyptus wood dashboard, steering wheel grips and interior finishes. An example of the largest engine variant SLK (bar the AMG) with the 3.2-litre V6 engine, it is allied to the rare and desirable six-speed manual transmission, the SLK was provided with the options of an electric adjustable driver's seat, Mercedes-Benz radio with CD, interior protection package, and heated screenwash system.

Offered now having covered just 74,600 miles from new and has only three former keepers. Accompanied to sale by the original book pack including the owner’s manual and the stamped service book presented in the Mercedes-Benz wallet, the service book has six stamps with further invoices in the history file for additional servicing. Also present are additional invoices and a collection of previous MOT certificates, as well as a current V5C document. Presented in a rare and striking colour scheme and with the scarce combination of the 3.2-litre V6 engine and manual transmission, this is a very appealing SLK and temptingly offered without reserve.

For more information, please contact:
Paul Cheetham
paul.cheetham@handh.co.uk
07538 667452

 

Auction: Pavilion Gardens | Buxton, Derbyshire, 24th Apr, 2024

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