2005 MCLAREN SLR COUPE LHD

DATE OF MANUFACTURE: 2005  |  COLOUR: Crystal Laurite Silver 977   |  INTERIOR TRIM: Red Leather / Carbon Fibre  |  PRICE: POA

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO OFFER THIS EXCEPTIONAL & COLLECTIBLE MERCEDES-BENZ SLR MCLAREN COUPE IN STRIKING COLOURS OF CRYSTAL LAURITE SILVER RED LEATHER COMPLIMENTED BY CARBON FIBRE.

 

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The initial production of the Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren in Woking, England resulted in an outstanding supercar that embodies the tradition of the Mercedes-Benz & combines the fascination of the McLaren formula one experience.

 

In its design, the SLR is a modern-day Mercedes-Benz containing rounded headlights and the prominent, three pointed star. On the contrary, the side vents and dramatic sweeping lines give it a powerful look no other Mercedes has. The dihedral doors however, are derived from McLaren. By deriving the most important components from both automotive powerhouses, the SLR is a combination of the most important aspects of both. The nose section of the SLR is inspired by a Formula 1 race car references McLaren and Mercedes as a race team and engine supplier. It is evident that the Mercedes and McLaren employed all the latest technologies to give the SLR not only a cutting-edge look but to stiffen the competition it faced from the Porsche Carrera GT and the Ferrari Enzo.

 

This is clear in the carbon-fibre monocoque that gives the (SLR) Sport Light Racing it's well deserved name, allowing the vehicle to be lightweight, but providing absolute strength and rigidity. As opposed to creating a no- compromises type supercar, in response, the Mercedes-Benz and McLaren went a different route by placing the engine behind the cabin; the car had a front-mid-engine layout with the engine placed behind the front wheels and ahead of the cabin. This gave the car a rather spacious boot and cabin, which was a rarity for cars with similar performance. The McLaren was powered by a hand-built 5.4 literature V-8 fitted with a Lysholm- type twin-screw supercharger. It is fitted with an AMG Speedshift R 5-speed-transmission and is capable of producing an astonishing 617 brake horsepower at 6,500 rpm. It goes without saying that the acceleration of the SLR taking it from 0-60 mph in just a phenomenal 3.8 seconds. To complement its 3.8 seconds acceleration, the SLR features an automatic airbrake and Mercedes-Benz Sensotronic brake by wire system assist.

This car is finished in a stunning Crystal Laurite Silver with a 300 SL Red and Black interior trim complimented by carbon fibre seat back rests. The thinking man's hyper car, this SLR includes automatic climate control, a spectacular 7-speaker BOSE sound system, multifunction steering wheel, and leather interior to fit Mercedes' early Grand Touring ambitions. With 30,500 miles completed from new with all service work being carried out by SLR Centre Brooklands. This SLR is ready for its new owner to enjoy the absolute experience of Mercedes’ most ambitious hyper car in the last decade.

 

 

SERVICE HISTORY INCLUDES:

2006 Mileage 3,121 Caterham MB

2007 Mileage 12,686 Caterham MB

2009 Mileage 15,481 MB Brooklands

2010 Mileage 19,029 MB Brooklands

2012 Mileage 23,722 MB Brooklands

2015 Mileage 28,438 MB Brooklands - a £10,000 service including spark plugs

 2017 Mileage 29,893 MB Brooklands

 

This vehicle is currently being prepared by our in house Detailing Team & will be subject to a professional Ceramic Coatings to paintwork, glass, alloy rims & interior fabric & leather to protect & reduce future maintenance intervals. Additionally the vehicle will come fully inspected & serviced as required.

 

 

 This vehicle is available for viewing in the UK on an appointment basis & would suit a collector with whom this vehicle will represent a good acquisition opportunity.

FINANCE & WARRANTY AVAILABLE ON REQUEST.

Further information please call +44(0)1245 363700 or email sales@luxclassics.com

 

 

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