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1959

Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

$169,900
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For the Mercedes enthusiast looking for a high-quality restoration, this 190SL is a sharp looking, fine driving automobile.


  • Year: 1959
  • Make: Mercedes-Benz
  • Model: 190 SL
  • Mileage: 9659
  • Color: Black
  • Interior: Red

This 190 SL was purchased out of a collection by Classic Car Studio two years ago and has become a pet project since then. The car was a very nice original car that has always been registered in the area since new. What started off as getting the SL “tuned up” and roadworthy ended up turning into a complete restoration of the car. We fell in love with it along the way, and went down the rabbit hole. Luckily, the next owner will benefit from a very nicely done, roadworthy example. The car is truly a pleasure the drive and the little engine runs as smooth as they come.  

 

The 190SL is a genuine DB40(black) over 641(red) interior with the rare factory hardtop option.

The engine is original to the car.

  • body stamp matches the body tag
  • chassis tag matches the chassis stamp
  • engine stamp matches the engine tag
  • Rebuilt engine
  • New ignition components
  • New plug wires
  • Re-cored radiator
  • All new hot water lines in the engine compartment
  • New rubber engine compartment hoses and larger tubes
  • New fuel lines
  • Relined gas tank
  • Rebuilt fuel pump
  • Resealed transmission
  • All new cadmium coated lines in the engine compartment
  • Rebuilt and completely restored Solex carbs
    • disassembled and cadmium coated per factory
  • Air cleaner update with modern and serviceable K&N filter
  • New fresh air tubes
  • Completely rebuilt suspension front to rear
  • Everything disassembled/media blasted
  • Bilstein shocks
  • Completely rebuilt steering system
  • Rebuilt brake system
    • rebuilt master
    • rebuilt booster
    • new lines, hoses
    • drum components
  • Bare metal body restoration
  • All exterior chrome redone ($7,000)
  • All new gaskets and body grommets, and body seals
  • All new leather interior installed ($9,000)
  • Correct rubber mats
  • New German canvas convertible top
  • Leather convertible top boot
  • Restored Becker radio and correct factory under-dash speaker
  • Restored gauges
  • New wiring harness

For the Mercedes enthusiast looking for a high-quality restoration, this 190SL is a sharp looking, fine driving automobile.