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Mercedes-Benz 380 1980

The 1980 Mercedes-Benz 380 range of configurations is currently priced from $23,700.

The 1980 Mercedes-Benz 380 carries a braked towing capacity of up to 1200 Kg, but check to ensure this applies to the configuration you're considering.

Mercedes-Benz 380 1980 Price and Specs

The Mercedes-Benz 380 1980 is currently available from $23,700 for the 380 SL up to $34,760 for the 380 SL.

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SL Convertible 3.8L Leaded 4 SP AUTO $23,700 $34,760
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Mercedes-Benz 380 Q&As

Check out real-world situations relating to the Mercedes-Benz 380 here, particularly what our experts have to say about them.

  • It's a star guzzler

    IT CERTAINLY is a gas guzzler and, though I don't have a figure on what it should be doing, I can safely say it is guzzling way too much fuel. Take it to a Mercedes-Benz specialist and have them go over it. Leaving a car unused for long periods isn't good for it. If you have to leave it, make sure you start and drive it regularly to warm up the engine, gearbox and diff. Have it serviced regularly, as you say you are, and keep it out of the weather to protect the paint.

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  • Classic merc

    THE 380SL is a classic sports cruiser and yours sounds a very nice example. In good original condition, a 380SL gets about $40,000 on the collector market, and in average condition about $10,000 less.

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  • Seeing the light

    THE warning light is indicating there is a problem with the ABS. I would strongly recommend you have it checked by a Mercedes specialist. The brakes will still work, but you will not have the benefit of the ABS. To check the function of the ABS, apply the brakes hard to the point of lockup. If the brakes lock and the wheels skid, the ABS is not operating. If you can feel a pulsing through the pedal, the system is working. Either way, have the ABS checked.

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Mercedes-Benz 380 1980 Towing capacity

The Mercedes-Benz 380 has maximum towing capacity of 1200kg. Some models also offer heavy-duty or towing option packs which can increase towing capacity, as well as options which can hamper towing capacity. Towing capacities can vary wildly on a large number of factors. These include engine, transmission, model, and options chosen. Always check with the manufacturer or in your vehicles handbook before attempting to tow anything.

Mercedes-Benz 380 Model Body Type Specs Braked Capacity
SL Convertible 3.8L,Leaded,4 SP AUTO 1200kg
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Mercedes-Benz 380 1980 Dimensions

Dimensions for the 1980 Mercedes-Benz 380 are dependent on which body type is chosen. The maximum width and height is 1790mm x 1300mm and can vary on the basis of model.

Dimensions for the Mercedes-Benz 380 1980 Dimensions  include 1300mm height, 1790mm width, 4390mm length.
Mercedes-Benz 380 Model Body Type Height x Width x Length Ground Clearance
SL Convertible 1300x1790x4390 mm 140 mm
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Mercedes-Benz 380 1980 Fuel consumption

Fuel consumption for the 1980 Mercedes-Benz 380 is dependent on the type of engine, transmission, or model chosen. The Mercedes-Benz 380 currently offers fuel consumption from 16 to 16L/100km. The Mercedes-Benz 380 is available with the following fuel type: Leaded.

Mercedes-Benz 380 Model Body Type Specs Fuel Consumption
SL Convertible 3.8L,Leaded,4 SP AUTO 16L/100km
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Mercedes-Benz 380 1980 Wheel size

Wheel size for the 1980 Mercedes-Benz 380 will vary depending on model chosen, although keep in mind that many manufacturers offer alternate wheel sizes as options on many models.The wheel size available will alter the range of tyres available to be fitted. Standard wheel sizes on the Mercedes-Benz 380 spans from 14x6.5 inches.

Mercedes-Benz 380 Model Body Type Front Tyre Size Front Rim Rear Tyre Size Rear Rim
SL Convertible 14x6.5 inches 14x6.5 inches
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