The 1966 green and tan Mercedes Benz 230SL, internally known as W113, was purchased and restored by the Mercedes Benz Classic Center. This model, along with the 190SL is considered to be a Pagoda. The reason behind this also being known as a Pagoda is the hard top roof, is removable. One of three 230SL’s in our collection. From the years of 1963 to 1967 the model was manufactured, with a low production number 19,831 only a quarter of those were sold to the US market.
Engine: Inline 6-Cylinder Engine, Multiport Fuel Injection
Transmission: 4-Speed Manual
-Double Wishbone Front Suspension
-Independent Single Joint, Low Pivot Swing Rear Axle
“Rudolf Uhlenhaut demonstrated the capabilities of the 230SL on the tight three-quarter mile Annemase Vetraz-Monthoux race track in 1963, where he put up a best lap time of 47.5 seconds vs. 47.3 seconds by Grand Prix driver Mike Parkes on his 3-liter V12 Ferrari 250GT” – Mercedes Benz Chief Engineer