1955 MERCEDES 190SL (W121)
Current owner purchased the 190SL in 2015 at Pebble Beach. Since it was not in its original color, and the interior not as per the data card, he contracted Palm Beach Classics to re-spray the car in the original DB050 and redo the complete leather in interior in black.
Palm Beach Classics has documented the following work: Full re-spray, complete new leather interior, new soft top, complete service, new rubber seals, all new restored gauges, new tires, new chrome to name a few things.
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.
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.
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]