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Mercedes Convertible Top 1972-1989 280-560SL German Classic
Mercedes Convertible Top 1972-1989 280-560SL German Classic


Material: Haartz German Classic Cloth
Window: Plastic
Color: Black, Blue, Brown or Tan

Price: $739.00

Availability: Usually Ships in 24 Hours
Item ID: 10-01-107-GERMAN

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1972-1989 Mercedes SL Convertible Top

Fits the 280SL, 300SL, 350SL, 380SL, 420SL, 450SL, 500SL, 560SL


Restore your beloved Mercedes 107 chassis with a new convertible top made in the USA with 3 sewn in windows using patterns and specifications as original. This includes German Classic canvas from Haartz Germany, which is a premium quality topping with 100% polyester tan color dobby weave lining fabric and original to the Mercedes 107.

Made with a hand-rolled binding as the original Mercedes. The topping material has a Tan interior backing color as original and includes vinyl piping around the rear windows like the original.

About the Windows

Includes 3 new plastic windows. The window is a very heavy 50 gauge clear press polish plastic for superior visibility. The window is sewn into the convertible top with a double stitch for strength like original and includes finish trim piping around the exterior.

Mercedes-Benz SL Convertible Top

Made with Haartz Material

About the Material

Manufactured using premium German (Sonnenland) Classic canvas. The canvas is a three ply composite made of an acrylic weave outer fabric, a rubber inner layer and a polyester lining fabric.

  • First Quality German Sonnenland Cloth / Canvas with a dobby weave lining
  • Precision cutting with automated computer guided equipment
  • The entire top is cut from the same bolt of cloth for consistent color & pattern
  • Stitched with matching colors using the finest bonded polyester threads
  • DOT approved heavy .050 gauge sewn-in, tinted plastic window
  • Factory style hand rolled bindings
  • Deck seams are heat sealed as original without tape
  • Windows are double stitched and include finish trim piping on the outside
  • Window areas are reinforced on the inside for added durability

The craftsmanship and careful detailing is evident throughout this MERCEDES convertible top. After thousands of successful installations, AutoTopsDirect is confident that this convertible top will fit your Mercedes-Benz right out of the box. If your installer cannot fit this to your vehicle, we will either replace it at no charge or give you a full refund, including shipping.

Ready to install out of the box. No sewing required. Includes detailed installation instructions but we recommend professional installation for best results.

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5 of 5 Replacement soft top October 7, 2022
Reviewer: Stephen K. from Upper Saddle River, NJ United States  
Excellent product . I had the top professionally installed .
The installer said the fit was perfect and the quality was superior. Auto tops direct customer service was helpful and I received my soft top within 3 days . I had a great experience.

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5 of 5 December 16, 2021

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4 of 5 Quality good, follow up not so good. June 3, 2021
Reviewer: Janice Jones from Geneseo, NY United States  
I called twice (once at each option) and left a message at each option, and got no response.  The top I received is nice but it did not include instructions as was advertised.  It also said it was complete and it did not include all the seals.
I am happy with the quality of the top but I am not so happy with wording vs. reality and with your lack of follow up.

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5 of 5 New soft top for a 1982 Mercedes 380SL. May 17, 2021
Reviewer: Stewart Partington from Manotick, ON Canada  
I highly recommend Autotops Direct. They are very competitively priced the top was delivered in 12 days. The top was professionally installed and we were told it was the same quality as the original top. I’m a happy guy.

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5 of 5 Great buying experience April 7, 2021
Reviewer: CP from AUSTIN, TX United States  
I bought this product by recommendations from Benzworld, a forum dedicated to all Mercedes-Benz owners. Many users described this product as excellent and they were absolutely right; the quality is outstanding. At a really fair price and fast delivery, this purchase couldn't be any better. It also comes with the installation instructions, which makes things easier.
Thank you for making such a great product.

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