1961 Mercedes-Benz 190-Series SL Roadster
1961 MERCEDES BENZ 190 SL ROADSTER --White with Red leather interior, ed carpeting and Brown convertible top, xceptional Restoration, atching numbers as confirmed by Mercedes Benz Classic Center, -speed. VIN 121.04210018414In the 1950s, ax Hoffman was a great influencer of auto imports in the US, nder his guidance Mercedes-Benz designed the 190 SL to debut alongside the 300 SL Gullwing-Roadster model range, s a lighter and more affordable but equally exquisite option. Launched at the New York International Auto Show in 1954, he 190 SL was produced from 1955 through 1963 and, lthough not built as a race car, ts Sport Leichtbau monocoque construction, luminum hood and doors ensured speeds afforded the model some competition success and it fast became the sport favorite of the jet set due to its usability and fun factor.This elegant example was built in 1961 and enjoyed long term ownership in Nashville, ennessee, rior to being purchased by a gentleman from Long Island, ho moved the car to New York state as a summer driver. In 2012, he car was restored, process that took nearly three years. Subsequently, t has been enjoyed for Summer use in the Hampton’s.This 190 SL is one of most popular sports car of the 1950’s-60’s, abulous in this color combination, t is an excellent, estored and charming 190 SL and an delightful first classic or addition to any collection.