1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster, Red on Black, Wide Window Hardtop, Beautiful!
- Condition: Used
- Make: Mercedes-Benz
- Model: SL-Class
- SubModel: Roadster
- Type: Convertible
- Doors: 2 Doors
- Year: 1961
- Mileage: 9,674
- VIN: 12104010019723
- Color: Red
- Engine size: 1.9L
- Number of cylinders: 4
- Fuel: Gasoline
- Transmission: Manual
- Drive type: RWD
- Interior color: Black
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1961 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Roadster
Park Place Ltd is pleased to present this gorgeous vintage 1961 Mercedes 190SL Roadster in Red over Black Leather Interior with a very rare 'wrap-around window' black hardtop. This two-door roadster is powered by a 1,897cc/120hp four-cylinder engine with dual Weber carbs, nd is teamed with a four-speed manual gearbox. 1-owner since 1971. Odometer shows 9,674 miles. The very attractive interior is finished in black leather, ith gleaming chrome gauge surrounds and brilliant chrome touches throughout. Original soft top, ardtop headliner in original perforated vinyl. New Michelin tires, ncluding spare. Original paint color, ncluding the five matching five painted wheels. Original Becker 'Mexico' radio and wind-up clock (still working).
An excellent driver that also shows extremely well, his rare and highly desirable 190SL Roadster will be a cherished addition to any collection.
This solidly-built Mercedes-Benz possesses a level of assembly quality alien to most of its British or Italian contemporaries, nd has been lovingly cared for by just one owner since 1971. An all-inclusive restoration was performed 2007 -- 2012, ith body-prepand new paint done by Serious Auto Body in Freeland, A. The mechanicals have been sorted by non other than renowned Siegfried Linke, Sig is one of the most highly regarded and well-known MBZ expert & technician of our time). Some receipts and photos, ne owner since 1971 when consignor purchased in Oakland, A. The car and it's owner moved to Seattle in 1983. Documentation on file showing ownership history, riginal owners books, ome records and photos. Approximately 1500 miles since restoration.
Stylistically evocative of the mighty 300SL, ut with a slightly less complex drive train, he sleek, erodynamic and comparatively light Mercedes Benz 190SL was very advanced for its time. The 190SL was praised for its outstanding achievement in styling, ngineering, uality of design, etailing and workmanship, s well as the general feeling of solidity which the car immediately conveys. The open-top Mercedes Benz was not designed as a thorough-bred sports car. Instead, t was conceived as an elegant two-seater for touring and everyday driving. Although the Mercedes 190SL was described as a roadster, t was actually a proper cabriolet with roll-up windows and a well-insulated top.
A timeless classic whose beautiful styling has aged very well, he 190SL is still comfortable and competent by modern standards. The final production tally by Mercedes from 1955 to 1963 was 25,881 cars, bout 10,000 of which were sold in the USA. The Mercedes-Benz 190SL is among the most desirable cars of its era. Surviving Mercedes 190SL's have become increasingly collectible in recent years and they are much sought after all over the world.
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