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2001 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Silver Arrows


The most collectable R129 of them all.

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MOT Expiry:
12 Months
Exterior Colour:
777 Silver
Interior Colour:
Black /Anthracite Leather
Top Speed:
0 - 60:
302 BHP @ 5600 RPM. 460 Nm @ 2700-4250 RPM
5-Speed Automatic
Engine Capacity:
5 Litre
Engine Configuration:


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2001 Mercedes-Benz SL500 Silver Arrow Edition (R129) for sale

Silver Arrow Metallic (777) with Black Nappa Leather (231)

Throughout the 12 year production run of the R129 SL, Mercedes-Benz launched a number of special models – there are none as desirable and rare as the Silver Arrows edition of 2001.

At the very end of it’s production run, just before the R230 arrived in showrooms came the Mercedes-Benz R129 Silver Arrows edition. Just 100 were made for the European market in Right Hand Drive form, with each car having it’s own build certificate signed by none other than Stirling Moss himself.

The Silver Arrows R129 was more than just a lick of paint and a commemorative badge, it offered a comprehensive specification resulting in what is arguably the most aesthetically pleasing R129s of all.

Inside the car features electrically adjustable heated front seats, glass panoramic roof, rear seats and a premium Becker audio system.

Outside this car enjoys the full AMG styling package, along with folding rear mirrors (heated), Xenon headlights and special edition alloy wheels.

When it comes to buying an R129, the Silver Arrow has to be one of the very best cars you could choose.

An exceptional opportunity to acquire a rare SL.

You can read more about the history of this special edition car here.

Very rarely do the Silver Arrow R129`s come to the market, especially cars with only one former keeper!

Just 100 cars were produced for the UK market at the very end of the R129 production run to celebrate the 1930s Silver Arrow race car. All were fitted with a level of standard specification that exceeded even the most extensive options list available on previous models.
Coming with extensive and fully documented Mercedes-Benz main dealer service history and one specialist service along with every MOT certificate since new. Complete with the Full Owners Bookpack, Manuals and spare keys.
  • The Silver Arrow Specification is as follows:
  • 777 silver arrow metallic paintwork (exclusive to this model)
  • AMG body styling Kit, Bumpers and sideskirts.
  • Panoramic glass removable Hardtop
  • Polished Albireo split rim 18″ Alloy wheels specific only to the model in perfect condition
  • Xenon Headlamps
  • Wood and Leather steering wheel/ gearknob
  • Illuminated Silver Arrow insignias on door entry
  • Anodised Alloy trim features to front wings, door tops and bootlid exclusive the Silver arrow model
  • Turned Aluminium instrument binnacle , centre console and gear surround
  • Duo-tone anthracite and silver leather seats with silver stitching
  • Birdseye Maple wood trim
  • Heated memory seats
  • CD multiplayer
  • Chrome surround wind deflector
  • Climate control
  • Cruise control
  • SRS side airbags
  • MB Audio 30 radio with 6CD multiplayer
  • Rain-sensing wipers
  • Electric adjustable steering column
  • Illuminating vanity mirrors
The Silver Arrows examples form an important part of the R129 history and will no doubt become increasingly collectable and desirable as the marque continues to gain status among collectors.

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