1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL for sale in Indianapolis, Indiana

$228,000

 
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Gateway Classic Cars
1237 Central Park Dr.
O'Fallon, IL 62269
United States

VEHICLE DETAILS

CONDITION:
Used
YEAR:
1959
TRIM LEVEL:
Not Specified
MILEAGE:
125 mi
VIN:
GCCNDY1696
FUEL TYPE:
Not Specified
ENGINE TYPE:
Not Specified
ENG. DISPLACEMENT: ENG. DISPL.:
4 Speed Manual
CATEGORY / STYLE: CATEGORY:
Classic/Custom
TRANSMISSION:
Not Specified
DRIVE:
Not Specified
DRIVETRAIN:
Not Specified
NO. OF DOORS:
3 Door
EXTERIOR COLOR: EXT. COLOR:
Not Specified
INTERIOR COLOR: INT. COLOR:
Red
STOCK NO:
NDY1696

VEHICLE DESCRIPTION

Used 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL for sale in Indianapolis, Indiana

Gateway Classic Cars of Indianapolis is proud to offer for sale is this rare and collectible, show quality,1959 Mercedes Benz 190SL. Finished in the correct Mercedes Color DB 270, which presents as Navy Blue with a Bright Red interior. A beautiful combination. Everything on this car looks great and runs as well to match! With an extensive restoration that does not disappoint. Numbers Matching drivetrain has just been rebuilt with the rest of the restoration. Daimler-Benz began the development of the 190 SL in 1952, just before the introduction of its volume Pontoon sedans. Like the sedans, it was constructed with a welded frame-floor structure and separate sub-frame. However, it rode a shorter wheelbase, not coincidentally, the same as the 300 SL. As the companys first volume sports car, the 190 SL shared the 120-horsepower, 1.9-liter four-cylinder engine and running gear with the W120 model Type 180 Sedan, while also offering styling like the legendary 300 SL Gullwing Coupe and Roadster. The resemblance to the 300 SL was certainly intentional. At $3,840 new in 1955, it was half the price of its muscular sibling, which introduced a roadster model of its own starting in 1957. The 190 SL (for Sport Light) was produced from 1955 through 1963, with Mercedes-Benz building 25,881 units. The factory claimed a top speed of 110 mph, with 0-60 mph times of 13.3 seconds, while also offering up to 26 mpg, a good combination for effortless touring. The 190 SL was powered by a new, slightly oversquare 105 PS (77 kW; 104 hp) Type M121 BII 1.9 L inline-four SOHC engine. Based on the 300 SLs inline six, it had an unchanged 85 mm bore and 4.3 mm reduced 83.6 mm stroke, was fitted with twin-choke dual Solex carburetors, and produced 120 gross hp. 1.9L SOHC inline 4-cylinder engine Manual 4-speed transmission Less than 100 miles since restoration Color is DB270 Becker Radio Factory Manual Original Mercedes Tools For more information about this vehicle, contact our Indianapolis showroom at (317) 688-1100 or indianapolis@gatewayclassiccars.com. To see more HD photos and an HD video of the vehicle running and driving please visit www.GatewayClassicCars.com
Reference ID: GC-60686

ADDED OPTIONS

  • Air conditioning, am radio, white walls, vinyl interior

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