1959 Mercedes-Benz SL 190

190 SLR Recreation

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1959
  • Car type 
    Convertible / Roadster
  • Competition car 
    Yes
  • Drive 
    LHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver/Green
  • Interior colour 
    Other
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual
  • Drivetrain 
    2wd
  • Fuel type 
    Petrol

Description

Coys Auction - Techno Classica Essen
Essen
Germany
Saturday 2 April 2011
Motor Cars 15:00
Admission by catalogue only - admits two.
Estimate: €100,000 - €120,000
Registration Number: EU Registered
Chassis Number: 121042109501539
As the few SLR being built by the motorsport department do not exist any more, the Mercedes Classic Centre in Stuttgart produced a replica in the mid nineties for exhibitions and classic rallies, quite often driven by the owner of this 190 SLR which is now for sale. The Mercedes Benz SLR for sale is “one of the best existing replicas in the world” (quote: Mercedes Benz Classic Centre) and was built seven years ago by a very well-known marque specialist for classic racing cars in Germany as a complete bolts and nuts restoration, based on a 1959 SL.
Today the car is presented in extremely original condition throughout and is free of any accident damage and rust. The car is painted in the original Mercedes soft silver colour of the mid fifties works racing cars. I