1977 MERCEDES 450 SEL 6.9

1977 MERCEDES 450 SEL 6.9

1977 MERCEDES 450 SEL 6.9


From an era in which Mercedes-Benz build quality and style was unapparelled, the 6.9 was the Mac Daddy of them all. This example was first registered on the 27thMay 1977 in Paris and is finished in Astral Silver Metallic (735) over Black Leather (201) – a factory option would you believe it, as oh-so-70s velour was standard equipment.


Prior to arriving in the UK the car stayed within single family ownership in Paris, and was used as a daily driver. Under the custodianship of its current owner the car has received extensive mechanical work from 2017 onwards.


This work included:


  • New hydraulic pressure accumulators (5)
  • Reconditioned hydraulic oil pressure pump
  • Reconditioned hydraulic pressure regulator & valve
  • New levelling rods
  • Reconditioned steering box
  • Reconditioned power steering pump
  • New center drag link
  • New steering damper
  • New idler arm
  • New tie rods
  • New bushings
  • Steering alignment
  • New brake hoses
  • Fuel tank and lines cleaned
  • New fuel filter
  • Reconditioned fuel distributor
  • Reconditioned flow divider air flow meter
  • New Calorstart warm up regulator
  • Reconditioned starter motor
  • New distributor cap
  • New distributor rotor arm
  • New set of ignition cables (9)
  • All cylinder compression test passed
  • New gearbox shifter linkage bushings
  • New full length stainless steel exhaust
  • Brakes bleeding and new fluid
  • Engine and gearbox oil and filter replacement


The result is an on-the-button 6.9 finished in a true Q-car colour combination and with exceptionally stylish original yellow French headlights. These 6.9s are astonishing pieces of engineering with hilarious performance and otherworldly levels of cool, and this example wants for nothing.


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