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1959 Mercedes 190 SL

Northshore Sportscars | 1225 Rockland Rd, Rte 176 Lake Bluff, IL 60044. | 847-247-0447

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Vehicle Info

Retail Price: $119,995
Ext. Color: White
Mileage: 32,699
Trans: 4 Speed manual
Engine: 4 Cyl
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The Mercedes-Benz 190 SL is a two door luxury roadster produced by Mercedes-Benz between May 1955 and February 1963. It was first shown in prototype at the 1954 New York Auto Show, and was available with an optional removable hardtop. The 190 SL presented an attractive, more affordable alternative to the exclusive Mercedes nBenz 300 SL, sharing its basic styling, engineering, detailing, and fully independent suspension. Both cars had double wishbones in front and swing axles at the rear. Instead of the 300 SL's expensive purpose built tubular space frame the 190 SL rode on a shortened monocoque platform. The 190 SL was powered by a new 1.9 L straight four SOHC engine. Based on the 300 SL's straight six. it was fitted with twin-choke dual Solex carburetors, and produced 120 gross hp.

This particular 190 SL spent most of its life with some prominent families in the Northeast until coming to the Chicago North Shore in 2012. It is a very attractive specimen appearing in its original DB50 white exterior with red leather interior as confirmed by a Mercedes factory data card. It does have the original matching number motor. The paint and interior were refreshed in 2005 by Mercedes experts Hatch & Sons of New England to very high standards. Suspension, cooling, and braking systems have also been recently restored, all to original specifications. This 190 SL was equipped with the optional transverse seat in the rear, sometimes times referred to as the kinder seat. It was also fitted with optional outside rear view mirror, bumper guards, whitewall tires, foot-operated windshield washer, and Becker Europa radio. The newer convertible top is proper black Stayfast with a like new red leather top cover as well. The car was recently fitted with twin Weber side draft carbs for easy starting and far better performance. The original Solex carbs, manifold, and air cleaner do come with the purchase. It also comes with the original Blaupunkt radio. Driving this 190SL is truly a memorable experience as it feels like a new 60 year-old Mercedes sports car. Everything functions as it should. These 190 SL's have appreciated smartly in the last few years and should be an excellent investment that can actually be enjoyed. Please do schedule a test drive in this iconic Mercedes automobile and experience the pleasure of driving.

Northshore Sportscars is an Authorized Morgan Dealer offering new models to all of the US. We also offer a handpicked selection of classic British and European Sports cars for sale including Alfa Romeo, Austin Healey, Jaguar, MG, Mercedes, Morgan, Lotus, Triumph, and Porsche for all budgets. Our restoration shop provides complete service and parts for all of the cars we sell. View these quality vehicles at our indoor showroom located in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Same location for over 24 years! Please contact us at 8472470447 and we would be happy to assist you. www.northshoresportscars.com On FACEBOOK
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The Mercedes-Benz 190 SL is a two door luxury roadster produced by Mercedes-Benz between May 1955 and February 1963. It was first shown in prototype at the 1954 New York Auto Show, and was available with an optional removable hardtop. The 190 SL presented an attractive, more affordable alternative to the exclusive Mercedes nBenz 300 SL, sharing its basic styling, engineering, detailing, and fully independent suspension. Both cars had double wishbones in front and swing axles at the rear. Instead of the 300 SL's expensive purpose built tubular space frame the 190 SL rode on a shortened monocoque platform. The 190 SL was powered by a new 1.9 L straight four SOHC engine. Based on the 300 SL's straight six. it was fitted with twin-choke dual Solex carburetors, and produced 120 gross hp.

This particular 190 SL spent most of its life with some prominent families in the Northeast until coming to the Chicago North Shore in 2012. It is a very attractive specimen appearing in its original DB50 white exterior with red leather interior as confirmed by a Mercedes factory data card. It does have the original matching number motor. The paint and interior were refreshed in 2005 by Mercedes experts Hatch & Sons of New England to very high standards. Suspension, cooling, and braking systems have also been recently restored, all to original specifications. This 190 SL was equipped with the optional transverse seat in the rear, sometimes times referred to as the kinder seat. It was also fitted with optional outside rear view mirror, bumper guards, whitewall tires, foot-operated windshield washer, and Becker Europa radio. The newer convertible top is proper black Stayfast with a like new red leather top cover as well. The car was recently fitted with twin Weber side draft carbs for easy starting and far better performance. The original Solex carbs, manifold, and air cleaner do come with the purchase. It also comes with the original Blaupunkt radio. Driving this 190SL is truly a memorable experience as it feels like a new 60 year-old Mercedes sports car. Everything functions as it should. These 190 SL's have appreciated smartly in the last few years and should be an excellent investment that can actually be enjoyed. Please do schedule a test drive in this iconic Mercedes automobile and experience the pleasure of driving.

Northshore Sportscars is an Authorized Morgan Dealer offering new models to all of the US. We also offer a handpicked selection of classic British and European Sports cars for sale including Alfa Romeo, Austin Healey, Jaguar, MG, Mercedes, Morgan, Lotus, Triumph, and Porsche for all budgets. Our restoration shop provides complete service and parts for all of the cars we sell. View these quality vehicles at our indoor showroom located in Lake Bluff, Illinois. Same location for over 24 years! Please contact us at 8472470447 and we would be happy to assist you. www.northshoresportscars.com On FACEBOOK

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