This car has a 2 door coupé type body styled by Friedrich Geiger with a front mounted engine driving through the rear wheels. The Mercedes-Benz 500 SLC belongs to the C 107 model family from Mercedes-Benz. Power is produced by a single overhead camshaft, 5 litre naturally aspirated 8 cylinder engine, with 2 valves per cylinder that provides power and torque figures of 237 bhp (240 PS/177 kW) at 5000 rpm and 402 N·m (296 lb·ft/41 kgm) at 3200 rpm respectively. A 4 speed automatic transmission supplies the power to the driven wheels. The quoted weight at the kerb is 1515 kg. Top claimed speed is 225 km/h, which equates to 140 mph.
This model imported from Japan is a Left Hand Drive model that requires retoration although it starts, runs and drives well. It has a correct 107026 VIN number