2001 Mercedes-Benz SL500R Formula I Edition RARE 1 of 2

2001 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class

Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 2001 technical specifications

Condition: Used
Item location: Scottsdale, Arizona, United States
Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
Year: 2001
Mileage: 53,823
VIN: WDBFA68F01F197820
Color: Silver
Engine size: 5.0L 302.0hp
Number of cylinders: 8
Power options: Power Windows
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Automatic
Drive type: RWD
Interior color: Black
Safety options: Passenger Airbag
Options: Leather Seats
Vehicle Title: Clear
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2001 SL500R Formula One Edition, of 20 built, his car has had only one owner since new. Purchased new from Loeber Motors in Chicago by a prominent Chicago Real estate Investor, ow in his mid 80s, ar has been garage kept, nd cherished. Came from a good neighborhood, elocated to first owner’s second home in Scottsdale in 2002. Very well maintained, omplete with service records from Loeber Motors in Chicago, hen Schumacher Mercedes in Scottsdale. A very original example, aint, ody and Interior, ll in pristine condition. Paint still has it’s original luster, eather is glove soft, till has it’s original soft top in good condition, s well as removable hard top. All the books, oth keys, indscreen, tc, long with service records, ocumentation from Mercedes-Benz of North America, tc. Truly a rare find, nd an excellent collectible quality SL500.

Constructed by Mercedes-Benz as a 2001 model to commemorate the return of F1 to the US via the USG, nly 20 cars were built, ased on a Sport edition SL500, ll the cars were Brilliant Silver (744) with perforated black Nappa leather.

Most of the unique features were confined to the interior with the most noticeable change being an aluminum finish on all that was wood in a standard car. Other nice touches included a machine turned finish on both the instrument cluster and shifter surround, two toned steering wheel, nd floor mats edged in grey. The overall effect is very slick and reflects the clinical techo-sleekness associated with the world of Formula 1.

Aside from the Sport package, he Formula One Edition package included: • Bi-xenon headlamps • 6 disc CD changer • Brilliant Silver paint • Silver perforated black Nappa leather • "Formula One" edition side insignias • Steering wheel and shift knob in silver and black • Silver painted wood trim • Matte silver grille • Engine turned instrument cluster/shift quadrant surround • Silver Grey soft top • Silver edged floor mats • Cross drilled brake rotors • Aluminum faced pedals(?) • Brushed aluminum finished wind deflector • MSRP: $90,380(?) • 20 constructed

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