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'73 450sl value

Hey guys, newbie here in the market for a classic SL. I found an add in a local paper for a '73 450sl with 107k miles. Just wondering what the SL's of this vintage fetch in resale value. I want to know when i call tomorrow where his price stands in the range of resale values, to assess if i am looking at a good deal or not.
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RE: '73 450sl value

Try the edmunds(dot)com forums. They have a real world value forum in smart shopper. They are the best at this. A couple of dealers help in hosting it and provide solid answers. I've used them several times moving the old iron out - and pricing the replacement.

Absent that, use Kelly Blue Book and work up from Trade in Value ( not Private Party and never Retail)

It should go for somewhere between $3500 and $5000 depending on condition. If the tires and brakes are new, the rugs look like they were covered since day one, the seats hovered in and the engine is a reasonable place to set up your dinner -- then the $5000 makes sense.

This means it has both tops and the convertible top has no canvas rot, tears, stains, etc.

I'm not sure where you are -- but in Southern Calif they are known by some as Beverly Hills Celicas and there's millions of them in great shape. Pick your year, color and options.


Now: 2010 GLK350 4Matic Then: 2003 C320 4Matic, 2006 E320 CDI, 2000 E320, 1994 E320, 1991 190E, 1985 300D, 1983 300D

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