PROPERTY SOLD TO BENEFIT THE WOUNDED WARRIOR PROJECT
This 1996 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Convertible is presented in white and is accompanied by a matching hardtop and black canvas soft top. This generation of 500SL is referred to internally as a R129 which were produced through 2001. The vehicle is powered by a V-8 engine which is paired to an automatic transmission. The alloy wheels are AMG-spec and four-wheel disc brakes add to the sporty nature of the car. The interior is completed in grey leather featuring woodgrained accents throughout the cabin.
Mercedes produced 40 special edition cars, ‘US 500 Edition’, to act as opening parade cars for the inaugural US 500 race at the Michigan International Speedway in May 1996. All were optioned with the Sport Package, AMG Monoblock wheels, and ESP. Colors were split between being finished in red, white, and blue. This example was gifted to Robin Williams in 1997.
This work is being offered for sale from the catalogue. Interested parties may contact a RM Sotheby’s car specialist at +1 212 894 1981 for further inquiries.
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