Make : Mercedes-Benz
Model : 450 SL
Year : 1977
Owner : Farouk el Khalil
Country : Lebanon
The Mercedes-Benz 450 SL was produced from 1973 through 1980. During its production lifespan, 66298 examples were created.
The 350 and 450 SL were built as replacements for the 230, 250, and 280 SL model range. Under the hood was an eight-cylinder, OHC engine capable of carrying the car to a top speed of over 193 Km/h and sprint from 0-to-100 Km/h in just over ten seconds. The 450 SL had the larger 4520 cc eight-cylinder engine while the 350 SL was powered by a 3499 cc unit.
The Mercedes-Benz SL has always signified a certain level of automotive style and sophistication, and each new generation seems to define and be defined by its era.
The 1977 model was upgraded from a normal carburetor engine to fuel injected and electronic ignition.
This particular car was purchased from USA in 2010, the owner had this car fully restored in Lebanon after stripping it to bare metal.
“It comes with a hard top and is a smooth dream to drive.
Air conditioned with automatic transmission and full leather interior, makes me realize why it was chosen as the car to star in the American TV Series Dallas”
– said the owner Farouk el Khalil