1955 Mercedes-Benz SL 190

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1955
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Links
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    Silver
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - Automoto D‘Epoca
Padova Fiera
Padova, Italy

Italy

Saturday 25th October 2008

Admission by catalogue only - admits two.

This Mercedes-Benz 190 SL was imported to Italy from America in 1995. The previous owner then embarked on a no expense spared restoration at a cost of some €90,000, renewing and reconditioning every part where necessary prior to completing the work with a high quality repaint in classic Mercedes-Benz silver, complemented by a new leather interior in red hide and a new black hood. Such was the thoroughness of the restoration that even the original Solex carburettors were reconditioned, an important detail as they cannot be found as spares and most 190 SLs now have popular but not original Weber items installed. The car was subject of a detailed specialist’s report this summer, which confirmed its outstanding condition. This is an exceptional example of the ever popular 1950’s entry level sports c