1971 Mercedes-Benz 230SL “Pagoda” (W113)29,000-36,000 GBP - Estimate

Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda

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The Mercedes-Benz W113 roadsters, designed by Paul Bracq, were produced from 1963 through to 1971 and were known as the 'pagoda roof' SL. All models boast an inline six-cylinder engine with multi-port fuel injection. Rear-wheel drive configuration was complemented by independent rear suspension, a feature that greatly improved road handling. The 230 SL made a remarkable debut at the prestigious Geneva Motor Show in March 1963 where the famous German engineer Fritz Nallinger introduced it as follows "It was our aim to create a very safe and fast sports car with high performance which, despite its sports characteristics, provides a very high degree of travelling comfort."
This late Mercedes-Benz Pagoda example was originally registered in 1971 and is offered from a deceased estate. The beautiful car you see here today is the, nearly finished, culmination of the late owner’s restoration programme undertaken during his 17 year tenure of this stunning car. The recent paintwork is excellent as is the new carpeting and delightful retrimming of the interior. The matching blue hood is new and complements the high quality of the works undertaken. The car is accompanied by an impressive list of parts to complete the restoration process, this includes front grille, headlights with chrome surrounds, side glass, various rubber trims, badging and chrome work. At some point in the cars history it was fitted with a 2778cc Mercedes-Benz engine, this change is recorded on the V5C registration document which is present. Although the car runs, we are advised that the engine and brakes will need some attention to be fully roadworthy. Viewing is highly recommended; this desirable right hand drive automatic version is offered to auction at what can only be considered an extremely realistic price.


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Reference Number 648236

as of 4/23/2021

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Lot 101964

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Car 1971 Mercedes-Benz 230SL “Pagoda” (W113)
VIN 11304222018754 
Registration RPE 690E 
Mileage 67,526 miles 
Configuration Right Hand Drive (RHD) 
Transmission Automatic 
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