1963 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Base 1.9L

Price: - Item location: Kinderhook, New York, United States
  • Condition: Used
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: 190-Series
  • Type: U/K
  • Trim: Base
  • Year: 1963
  • Color: Silver
  • Engine size: 1.9L 116Cu. In. l4 GAS Naturally Aspirated
  • Number of cylinders: 4
  • Fuel: Gasoline
  • Drive type: U/K
  • Interior color: Red
  • Drive side: Left-hand drive
  • Options: Convertible, Leather Seats
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1963 Mercedes-Benz 190-Series Base

The Mercedes-Benz 190 SL is a two-door grand touring convertible with a removable hardtop that was produced between May 1955 and February 1963 with a prototype first shown at the 1954 New York Motor show. It was sold alongside the faster, more expensive Mercedes-Benz 300 SL which it closely resembled both in its styling, engineering, detailing and its fully independent suspension. However, the 190 SL did not use the 300 SL's purpose-built tubular space frame W198 platform, but was built on a shortened monocoque R121 unit. It was powered by a new 1.9 liter straight-four SOHC engine that developed 104bhp and was later also used in the W120, 180 and W121, 190 models. The four-cylinder engine block of the 190 SL was based on the six-cylinder engine of the 300 SL. First registered in December 1961 and supplied to the German market as specified by the Mercedes-Benz homologation department.This beautiful example of the 190 SL is presented in silver with deep red leather trim.