1956 MERCEDES 190SL (W121)
Color: DB 180 (Silver Metallic)
Interior: Red German Leather
Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
Previous restoration by Automotive Inc at cost of $130,405 in 1992.
Additional work recently done.
Fully documented with service history files.
Extremely desirable color combination.
Black soft top in excellent condition.
Includes original owner’s manual and 4 keys.
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.
1956 Production figures for the Mercedes 190SL:
– NON-USA vehicles = 2183
– USA vehicles = 1849
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]