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Mercedes-Benz 450SLC 5.0 Grey Market Import – 1,300 Mile Cross Country Car Review

By   /  November 19, 2013  /  R107 SL 1971-1989 (350SL, 450SL, 280SL, 380SL, 500SL, 560SL)  /  No Comments

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In the early 80s an SL Market Letter subscriber called John looking for a 5.0 liter SLC. These ‘flagship’ SLCs were the first of MB’s hugely successful alloy V8s. The search was successful, though it was necessary to import the car from Germany as the 5.0 was never offered by US dealers. Fast forward 30 years, […]

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