2008 MERCEDES-BENZ SLR McLaren Roadster
Crystal Palladium Grey with Silver Arrow Leather Graphite Green
The SLR McLaren Roadster made its first official public appearance at the world-famous Festival of Speed at Goodwood, displayed in celebration of AMG’s 40 years. Only 520 examples were ever produced worldwide, of which there were only 25 UK supplied cars, including the car we present here.
Upon its launch the SLR McLaren Roadster was deemed by many as the world’s most exciting open car. It accelerates from 0-62 mph in just 3.8 seconds, and on to a top speed of 207 mph. Power comes from a handmade AMG 5.5-litre supercharged V8 engine which develops 617 bhp and 780 Nm of torque coupled to an AMG Speedshift five-speed automatic transmission.
The standard equipment included semi-aniline leather-upholstered carbon fibre bucket seats, dual-zone automatic air-conditioning, Bose premium sound system; a multifunction sport steering wheel with gear-change paddles, and a navigation system with integral radio and CD player. In addition to the standard specification, this particular car was specified with a host of factory optional extras which included; Crystal Palladium grey paint, 19” Turbine wheels, brake calipers in red, Silver Arrow leather, contrast stitching, XL driver’s seat, XL passenger seat, woven ‘composite’ leather on seat centres, SLR logo embossed into headrests, two-tone steering wheel, carbon interior effect trim in black, floor mats with contrasting leather piping in 2nd colour, parking sensors, fire extinguisher and garage door opener.
This single owner from new example has impeccable service and maintenance history, with all services carried out by Mercedes-Benz Brooklands on the following dates:
14th May 2009 – Annual Service carried out at 500 miles
14th May 2010 – Annual Service carried out at 1,673 miles
26th May 2011 – Annual Service carried out at 2,076 miles
31st May 2012 – Annual Service carried out at 2,369 miles
22nd May 2013 – Annual Service carried out at 2,391 miles
21st May 2014 – Annual Service carried out at 2,438 miles
13th May 2015 – Annual Service carried out at 2,606 miles
17th May 2016 – Annual Service carried out at 2,786 miles
26th May 2017 – Annual Service carried out at 2,945 miles
30th May 2018 – Annual Service carried out at 2,951 miles
10th May 2019 – Annual Service carried out at 2,988 miles
2nd June 2020 – Annual Service carried out at 3,003 miles
12th May 2021 – Annual Service carried out at 3,057 miles
Benefitting the car further it comes complete with its; handbooks including the service/warranty supplement, spare key, framed production certificate given to the first owner plus an exceptionally well-documented history file including its original configuration form, order form and dealer invoice, Certificate of Conformity and all of its service invoices from 2009-2021 along with all of its MOTs from 2011-2021, tyre inflator kit, tyre sealant, first aid kit, towing eye, warning triangle and Mercedes-Benz interior valeting kit.
This car represents a fantastic opportunity to purchase what must be one of the finest examples of the most desirable SLR variant!
- Mileage 3,222 Miles
- Body Style Convertible
- Transmission Semi-automatic
- Engine Capacity 5439cc
- Fuel Petrol
- Chassis No. 001828
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