1956 Mercedes-Benz SL 190

190 SL with Hardtop

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1956
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Restored
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Strawberry
  • Metallic 
    Yes
  • Interior colour 
    Black
  • Interior type 
    Leather
  • Number of doors 
    2
  • Number of seats 
    3
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

* Factory Original Strawberry 190 SL Delivered New to Los Angeles
* Numbers-Matching Example
* Fitted with Hardtop and Rare Third-Passenger Transverse Seat
* Fully Restored and Exceptionally Correct Throughout 
* AACA National First, Senior and Grand National Winner
* Eligible for the Mille Miglia, California Mille and a Host of Other Events

This sensational 190 SL was completed on June 7, 1956 and delivered to the Mercedes distributor in Los Angles finished in the rare and desirable DB 543 Strawberry Red with a black leather interior. 

This particular 190 SL presents exceptionally well having benefited from a correct and high level restoration which earned the car AACA National First, Senior and Grand National awards. Finished in its original colors, the car is further appointed with a factory hardtop and the ultra-rare third-passenger transverse seat. 

This numbers-matching car is documented by a Mercedes-Benz data card, confirming the authenticity. And the attention to detail and overall correctness of the restoration is only bettered by proper mechanical sorting and its driving ability. Eligible for countless events given its build date, it is both ready to show or drive. 

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