- Matching numbers & colors
- Rare hard top
The attractive 2-door roadster that delivered the iconic style of the 300SL in a more affordable package. It shared not only the elegance with its big brother but also some of its mechanical novelties. The SL190 was a great success that combined the sporty SL name with refined elegance and class. The car excelled as a luxurious "grand tourer.
Its fully independent suspension, double wishbones at the front and pendulum axles at the rear gave the SL its well-known comfort while the 1.9 liter 4 in line engine provided the car with a smooth driving experience.
The looks stood the test of time and the car remained in production for 8 years before being succeeded in 63 by the equally legendary "pagoda.
Our 1961 example is therefore the 190SL everyone is looking for. It was fully restored a few years ago and still looks breathtaking today. No expense was spared to make this beauty a gem again, the bodywork was expertly provided with its original color combination and the interior completely and carefully renewed so that she exudes pure 60s class. It goes without saying that with a fully restored car, the engine was also completely taken care of, it not only looks like new but also makes the car completely matching numbers. When you get into this car you feel exactly as if you were picking it up from the Mercedes-Benz dealer in 1961 : looks beautiful, drives tremendously smooth, runs perfectly and a real experience to drive. In addition, this car was delivered new with the original and extremely rare hardtop which only adds to the list of pluses with this car.
This car has it all: fully matching numbers and colors, the optional hardtop and the only thing missing is its new driver who will treat this car as if it were his own child. What are you waiting for? Come discover this beautiful example now at Rock 'n Roll Classics!