Mercedes-Benz 190SL

Year: 1959
Price: € 219 000

Among its 190 SL collection, we offer this magnificent 1960 model, “DB 190 graphite grey”, “old 1079 red” interior, completely restored.

This 190 SL has undergone a complete restoration in our workshops. Everything has been redesigned from A to Z to guarantee maximum reliability.

The interior, completely new, has been refurbished in “old 1079 red” leather with the original shapes and patterns.

All the mechanical parts (engine, gearbox, axle, brakes, etc.) have been overhauled and tested.

The brand-new soft top is red.

Vehicle performance

Performance Features Mercedes 190SL (1959)
Engine 4 Cylinders
Engine size 1897 cm3
Power 77 kW / 105 hp
Mileage 0 km (after restoration)
0-100 km/h Approx. 14.5 s
Maximum speed Approx. 175 km/h / 109 mph

History of the model

The 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190SL is a fascinating embodiment of 1950s elegance and style. Introduced in 1955, this sports car combined timeless Mercedes-Benz luxury with pleasing performance, creating a driving experience that captured the hearts of car enthusiasts of the day.

Designed to offer a more affordable alternative to the legendary 300SL, the 1959 190SL boasts harmonious lines and a graceful silhouette that reflect the characteristic design of the period. Its 4-cylinder engine, although less powerful than that of the 300SL, nevertheless provided adequate power for sporty, enjoyable driving.

The 1959 Mercedes 190SL is also distinguished by its refined, well-appointed interior, offering a blend of comfort and sophistication. The car was designed with meticulous detail and innovative features for its time, reflecting Mercedes-Benz’s ongoing commitment to quality and attention to detail.

Beyond its aesthetics, the 1959 190SL played an essential role in automotive history as an accessible sports car that helped forge Mercedes-Benz’s image as a manufacturer of high-quality, high-performance cars. It has become a symbol of style and sophistication, while remaining a coveted icon for collectors and car enthusiasts the world over.

Today, the 1959 Mercedes 190SL continues to capture the eye and inspire admiration, thanks to its timeless design and heritage deeply rooted in automotive history.


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  • 2-year full warranty
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