1966 Mercedes-Benz SL Pagode

230 SL

Zusammenfassung

  • Baujahr 
    1966
  • Automobiltyp 
    Cabriolet / Roadster
  • Lenkung 
    Rechts
  • Zustand 
    Gebraucht
  • Markenfarbe außen 
    White
  • Innenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Standort
  • Außenfarbe 
    Sonstige
  • Getriebe 
    Schaltgetriebe
  • Antrieb 
    Zweirad
  • Kraftstoff 
    Benzin

Beschreibung

Coys Auction - The Spirit of Motor Cars
Ascot Racecourse,
Ascot,
Berkshire SL5 7JX

Saturday 4th October 2008
Motor Cars at 15:00

its mechanical elements were derived from a contemporary saloon, in this instance the popular 220 SE model. The 230 SL''''s 2.3 litre engine was an enlarged version of its fuel injected six cylinder overhead camshaft unit and there was the option of automatic **or** manual transmission. Suspension was all independent with a low pivot swing axle at the rear. Mercedes engineering integrity, together with elegance and practicality, made the ‘pagoda top’ SL cars – so named because of the hardtop’s concave roof – among the most distinctive designs of the era, in closed form offering handsome proportions and coupé-like comfort and with the hardtop removed offering lively open-top performance. It is largely thanks to these attributes that they remain so universally popular today and command such a large market fol