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Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 6.9

Started by Shervinator, 11 June 2023, 01:19 PM


In 1977, Arnold Schwarzenegger bought a brand-new 6.9 from Beverly Hills Ltd. It was a US-spec model in Astral Silver Metallic (735) on Black Leather (201), with aftermarket chrome fender accents. It was featured in Pumping Iron, which came out the same year, and Arnold, the Netflix documentary series about him from this year.

I'm wondering if anyone has any further information on the car, including its last known whereabouts.

Last year a free 6.9 fell on my lap, but I didn't take it due to its condition and my own lack of space and finances to bankroll a full restoration. But looking back, the car was identical in every way to Arnold's. Could it have been his?

Here are some comparison photos, as well as a short writeup on the car.

In addition, here's a longer story on the free car.

Any leads would be appreciated.
1984 300SD
Euro 1985 500SEL