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Rare Mercedes-Benz 280 Cabriolet on sale

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HEXAGON Classics is offering for sale an extremely rare example of the timeless Mercedes-Benz 280.

This right-hand-drive SE 3.5 Cabriolet version was hand-built in 1970 to extremely high standards, and it could well be the only RHD convertible 280 on sale in the world.

The subject of a detailed restoration by Australia’s leading Mercedes-Benz restoration company, Sleeping Beauties of Brisbane, it is in incredible condition. Features include a super-smooth four-speed, floor-mounted automatic gearbox, electric windows and a six-layer folding roof.

With a refined but powerful V8 engine, excellent sound deadening and power steering, it all adds up to one of the most relaxing cars in the world, a four-seater cabriolet that can cruise along in classy quietness.

This impeccable Mercedes comes in striking black paint, which contrasts beautifully with the luxurious red leather interior. On top of this, the car has its original handbook and detailed pictures of its full restoration.

The 280 was first introduced in 1965 and was built to rival Rolls-Royce and Bentley Corniche convertibles. This car is perfect for a Mercedes enthusiast looking to enjoy the one of the world’s most relaxing four-seater soft-top convertibles and is available to view at Hexagon’s central London showroom.

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