1955 MERCEDES 190SL (W121)
Current owner has decided to paint the car in its original color (DB 050 white) and redo the complete interior in black per factory specs. The car will be sold restored and currently about to be completed.
Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
The 190 SL offered here is an extraordinary example from the first year of the model’s production.
This Stunning Mercedes is offered for sale with 2 tops: a very rare hard top with sun roof and a new soft top.
This Mercedes is ready for the fortunate new owner to drive and enjoy.
Previously restored this car was bought as is in 2015 by the current owner at Pebble Beach, CA.
The paint is in great condition for a daily driver.
The interior is in very good condition. Rare original bucket seats and a jump seat.
This 190SL runs and drives great and has a clean and clear title.
The Mercedes 190SL was officially introduced at the 1954 New York Auto Show.
According to factory figures, 25,881 190SL’s were produced from 1955 to 1963. Production peaked in 1956 at 4,032 cars and 1963 saw the least number produced, 104. About 50 percent of the total number of 190SL’s produced are estimated to survive, and restoration promises to preserve them.
1955 Production figures for the Mercedes 190SL:
– NON-USA vehicles = 897
– USA vehicles = 830
The Mercedes-Benz 190 SL (W121) is a two-door super luxury roadster produced by Mercedes-Benz between May 1955 and February 1963. Internally referred to as W121 (BII or B2), it was first shown in prototype at the 1954 New York Auto Show, and was available with an optional removable hardtop. [Wikipedia]