Date registered: Feb 2008
Vehicle: 2004 W220 (S430) ; 2001 R129 (SL500) Sport
Location: Alabama Gulf Coast--formerly Charlottesville, VA
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You won't get much for a broke car. You'll lose more than $1,400 in price if you don't get it fixed to sell.
560SLs are not worth what everybody thought they would be worth ten years ago. This was supposed to be the "classic investment" when the R129 replaced the R107. The big, honking 5.6 liter motor was supposed to appreciate like a gull wing. It didn't.
You can buy mint, low mileage versions for mid-teens. Yours, repaired, is might be worth $10k or so if you find the right buyer on the right day. I'd guess less than that is more likely.
"Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you."--John Steinbeck