1960 Mercedes-Benz SL-Class Roadster

Make: Mercedes-Benz
Model: SL-Class
SubModel: Roadster
Type: Convertible
Trim: 2 door roadster
Year: 1960
Mileage: 5,775
VIN: 121 042 10 018231
Color: White
Fuel: Gasoline
Transmission: Manual
Drive type: rear wheel
Interior color: Red
Vehicle Title: Clear
Item location: Tuckerton, New Jersey, United States
Leather Seats, Convertible

Description for Mercedes-Benz SL-Class 1960

1960 MERCEDES BENZ 190SLTHIS CAR HAS ONLY BEEN DRIVEN TO THE INSPECTION STATION SINCE RESTORATION WAS COMPLETED. Fresh professional cosmetic and partial mechanical restoration. NEW; Show Chrome. NEW correct all leather interior. NEW correct German square weave carpets & NEW matching floor mats. NEW windshield & window rubber. NEW trunk seal. and NEW correct German canvas soft top. Seat frames removed. stripped. repaired. painted. and reassembled with correct cushion materials. Floors cleaned. rust-proofed. painted. and sound insulated. Cylinder head professionally reconstructed by Metric Motors of CA. using ALL new components. New; timing chain. new chain guides. new chain tensioner. new cam sprocket. new fuel pump. new water pump. Solex ADDHE model carburetors & linkage professionally balanced. tuned and adjusted. Brake system professionally inspected and repaired with new master cylinder. wheel cylinders. and brake lines as necessary. New MB exhaust system. New BF Goodrich Silvertown WWW radial tires (less than 100 miles). All body metal is solid with no rust. Car body was inspected for rust during restoration. Only two areas showed small amounts of rust. Both were stripped. and where necessary. repaired by welding in new metal. There is no bondo on this car. Mercedes Benz OE large window hard top included at the asking price. Ignition converted to 123 electronic ignition distributor. OE Bosch distributor included at the asking price. I have maintained an extensive binder documenting all maintenance and repairs during my 10 year ownership. I also have more than $65K in receipts for the restoration and maintenance of this car. Paint is OE Mercedes Benz Weis Grau (DB 158) lacquer. interior is OE Mercedes Benz Rote 1079 leather. soft top is OE Mercedes Benz black canvas with correct tan crosshatch pattern headliner. These materials and colors are exactly as stated on the MB build sheet for the car. This car is not a #1 show car. It is a very high #2 car. with a fresh cosmetic restoration. that is in excellent mechanical condition. This car has been cared for and properly maintained during my 10 year ownership. with twice annual oil changes. valve adjustments. and cylinder head re-torque. Contact me directly if you have additional questions. or you would like to see the car here in Southern New Jersey. I am a private seller. This car is 55 years old. While it has been lovingly maintained. carefully driven. and faithfully restored during my ownership. no warranty of any sort is expressed or implied with the sale of this car. I am selling for health reasons. Feel free to make a reasonable offer for the car. Thanks for looking.