|12-09-2010, 01:21 PM||#1 (permalink)|
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500SEC Gullwing for sale
Now that's a rare mod:
1983 Mercedes 500 SEC Gullwing
I have emailed the seller to request photos, so stay tuned!
Last edited by Kalifornia; 12-09-2010 at 01:25 PM.
|12-09-2010, 01:34 PM||#2 (permalink)|
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ONLY 75 Models have been converted in the world!
This is a One of A Kind Luxury Sports Automobile
By German Styling Garage 1000 Mercedes
Newly redesigned interior, completed restored.
Show room condition always garaged - see photos
Chrome wheels/white leather interior/lipstick red carpet
DVD player/infrared rear view camera/remote control access gullwings
Excellent audio speakers and amp and ipod hookup.
|12-09-2010, 01:49 PM||#4 (permalink)|
Date registered: Jul 2007
Vehicle: W126 500 SEL 9/85 W124 300TE Brabus
Location: Muensterland, Germany
With that kinda pics i would give him that sum - in turkish Lira
4 brand new AMG Penta center caps http://www.benzworld.org/forums/6632010-post2652.html
Recaro Ideal C adjustment knob caps/covers available! http://www.benzworld.org/forums/w126...knob-caps.html
|12-09-2010, 02:55 PM||#5 (permalink)|
Date registered: Jul 2008
Location: Los Angeles
No surprise, this has been for sale out there in palm springs for a while now
i believe it has been posted before
digging the (what look to be) white recaros in the car. they remind me of ....
|12-09-2010, 05:18 PM||#6 (permalink)|
Date registered: Feb 2008
White gullwing in the bay area with grey interior sold for $15k earlier this year
Black gullwing in tx was under $20k but doors were geld up with poles
This one is way overpriced they are hoping they find someone with money to burn
|12-09-2010, 11:37 PM||#7 (permalink)|
Date registered: Mar 2004
Vehicle: Euro 1985 500SEL
I also quite honestly don't trust anyone other than MB to do Gullwing doors. There are major issues with crash safety, because even on the latest MB Gullwing, in case of a crash there are small explosives on the door joints to release the door for opening. I don't even want to think about what this car posted here would look like or what protection it could offer in the event of a crash. And then there's the fact that it really ISN'T a Gullwing because it wasn't done by MB.
|12-10-2010, 01:43 AM||#8 (permalink)|
Date registered: Jan 2008
Vehicle: 1983 500 SEC Lorinser 1971 280se w108
The white WB is awesome
I love the interior (48hp can add the pic to his AMG door cards thread)
Interestingly the seat adaptors look homemade, must be an AMG japan thing to just knock some up rather than use recaro ones....
As to the gullwing thing I think Gullwing SECs are wicked in their garish intent and thier look at me im the best Shiek/Drug dealer/porn star/mid life crisis dude ever
But the compromise is loosing one of the key elements in the success of the SEC's design ,being the lack of a B pillar
As far as safety is conserned if its a well enginered conversion it should be no more dangerious than driving in a delorian or a toyota sera or a contach for that matter(try opening sissor doors when a cars on its roof lol)
|12-10-2010, 08:01 AM||#9 (permalink)|
Date registered: Feb 2004
Vehicle: 500SL AMG, 500TE AMG, 500SEC AMG Widebody
Location: Los Angeles
|12-10-2010, 06:45 PM||#10 (permalink)|
Date registered: Apr 2006
Vehicle: 560SEC, 1988; 500SE, 1984; 500SL, 1983
Location: New York, NY
well, they've come down in price...
560SEC '88 Midnight-Blue; Tan interior
500SL '83 AMG, Getrag 5-speed
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