1957 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Roadster

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
SubModel: Roadster
Type: Convertible
Doors: 2
Year: 1957
Mileage: 54,868
VIN: A1210427500898
Color: Other
Fuel: Gas
Transmission: Manual
Drivetrain: Rear Wheel Drive
Interior color: Tan
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Southlake, Texas, United States

Description for Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 1957

1957 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Roadster CALL US TODAY: 972-888-5850 Thank you for choosing Southlake Motorcars. one of the nation’s most recognized and fastest growing ultra-luxury/highline automotive companies. It is with great pleasure that we have the opportunity to offer yet another example of automotive engineering excellence and craftsmanship in this 1957 Mercedes 190SL Convertible. 1 OF ONLY 50 EXCLUSIVE "STRAWBERRY ON CAMEL" CARS EVER MADE!! RARE! MINT MINT CONDITION! ALL SERVICE RECORDS AVAILABLE! You will lose your heart at first sight of the Mercedes-Benz touring sports car type 190SL. The flowing lines of its body reveal its tasteful elegance. and symbolize its latent power. In all its forms-coupe. or. open or closed convertible-this is a dream come true. Yet its harmonious appearance gives hardly an inkling of the liveliness of its engine. of the comfort. safety and luxurious appointments which this car offers in such lavish measure. Its sturdy four-cylinder engine develops as much as 120 hp; the experience obtained from countless racing victories has left its mark on the chassis. body. brakes and steering. The fact that the ATE brake booster. overtaking signal lights. and safety glass windshield are part of the standard equipment helps to give you a feeling of secure superiority at the steering wheel. As for the magnificently upholstered seats. they allow you to relax to an extent you would never have thought possible in a sports car. These unusual qualities make the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL an ideal car for all occasions: as a distinguished coupe of aristocratic character. you can confidently use it for all your business trips and social events; and after you have quickly removed the top. you have a stylish convertible ready to carry you off on delightful holiday tours. You can give youself up to the pleasures of open-air motoring with a light heart. for if the sky should suddenly darken. the top can be replaced in a moment. allowing you to snap your fingers at the vagaries of the weather. Safety and comfort: Cozy. easily adjusted upholstered seats hold you firmly regardless of how you drive; their color blends pleasantly with that of the other appointments. At the rear. a third seat can be fitted across the car. Heating and ventilation can be separately regulated for each side of the car. while the defroster and heater fan assures comfortable temperatures in the stationary car. Power and speed-at your service: You can see at a glance the clearly arranged instruments on the attractive panel of the type 190 SL: speedometer. with total and trip odometer. tachometer. oil pressure gauge. coolant thermometer. and fuel gauge as well as the indicator lights. Together with the control knobs for lights. heater and octane selector. they are sensibly arranged to make driving easier. There is a clock in the lockable glove compartment lid. The pair of two-speed windshield wipers always gives you a large. continuous field of vision. A special loud-tone horn is standard equipment. The self-supporting frame-floor unit gives great rigidity to the type 190 SL. Engine. transmission. front suspension and steering are all mounted on the sub-frame. which can be wheeled out from the front; the engine rests on rubber mounts. still further reducing transmission of vibration and noise to the body. The single-joint swing axle at the rear. and the independent suspension and torsion bar stabilizer at the front result in the outstanding road holding qualities of the type 190 SL. They insure that the wheels always go where you direct them. The comfortable springing which eliminates all road shocks. and the smooth self-adjusting recirculating ball-type steering with shock absorber also help to give this fast car superb driving qualities. The large turbo-cooled brakes grip gently but firmly. and will not lose any of their effectiveness under any circumstances; they are easily operated through the ATE brake booster. The modern four-cylinder short stroke engine develops 120 hp. and is absolutely smooth. It gives the type 190 SL a top speed of about 105 to 110 mph. The well chosen transmission gear ratios and the rapid shift result in really outstanding acceleration and hill climbing ability. Maximum speed in 2nd gear is 47 mph. and in 3rd gear about 75 mph. Although there are many key attributes to every vehicle we offer. there is no better place to begin our description than with the color combination. This 190SL glimmers with a very unique Strawberry exterior. complimented by a Camel Leather interior. At Southlake Motorcars. we pride ourselves on the condition of the vehicles we offer. Our inspection shows that this particular vehicle was a one owner trade-in. that has never had any type of paint work administered. has never been involved in an accident. was previously owned by a non-smoker. is free of any odors or stains. and stands as a like-new vehicle! Purchase/make offers with confidence knowing that the vehicle you are looking at is in mint condition without any materials flaws or issues. OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT & FEATURES: Strawberry Exterior/Camel Leather Interior Black Soft Top Leather Seats Manual Transmission Redline Weber Carburetors AM/FM Radio IMPORTANT DISCLAIMER - MUST READ: This 1957 Mercedes 190SL Roadster is being sold AS-IS without any warranties of any kind. This vehicle is a classic automobile. and there is no true way to know or to verify whether or not the information being provided is accurate and without material flaws or misrepresentations. Southlake Motorcars will not be responsible. or be held liable. in any way possible with regard to the condition or representation of this classic vehicle. As with any and all classic cars. it is best to hire a third party inspection service to come out and inspect the vehicle prior to purchase. Once you have purchased the vehicle. Southlake Motorcars will not accept any returns of any kind. Thank you!