This 1980 Mercedes-Benz B 450 SLC 5.0 was offered for sale at the 2006 Worldwide Group Auction held on Hilton Head Island where it was expected to fetch $30,000-$40,000. It is finished in silver paint, officially it is color code 735G which is Glasu....[continue reading]
Chassis Num: 107.024.12.026711
First introduced in 1971/1972, the 450 SL roadster and 450 SLC coupe were outwardly identical to their '350' (3.5-liter) sister models, but under the bonnet lurked a more powerful 4.5-liter V8 engine. The interior highlighted Mercedes-Benz's increasi....[continue reading]
Chassis Num: 116.033.12.096898
The W116 line-up replaced the S-Class in 1972. Much of the development had concentrated on secondary safety. In 1973, the 450 SEL long-wheelbase version of the 450 SE was introduced. Its wheelbase was stretched by four inches in an effort to provide ....[continue reading]
The 450 SLC had two-doors, hard-top, and seating for four. It was similar to the 450 SL but with a longer wheelbase which increased the weight slightly. The rear passengers window is actually a 1/4 window with a louvered panel which provided extra privacy. Production lasted from 1977 through 1981. The 450 SLC is renowned for its performance and was constructed by the manufacturer as a homologation special to compete in marathon rallies. Another purpose was to act as an experimental car, a test vehicles which would gather data for use in the construction of their next generation aluminum engines. The competition cars were similar to the production cars with the most visual difference being the safety components such as roll-cages.