Affectionately known as the 'Pagoda' due to its distinctive hardtop design, the Mercedes-Benz W113 SL is one of the most stylish and well-engineered roadsters of all time.
Introduced in 1963, it was a pioneer in the way it looked, drove and even in safety - regarded as the first open sports car with a rigid passenger cell or “safety body”.
This 1964 230 SL was restored some time ago by its enthusiast owner and is in good overall condition both technically and aesthetically. There's also room for a new owner to refine it further as the white paintwork and chrome could use some attention although the interior still looks lovely. This SL is clearly a very solid basis for further improvement.
History and Paperwork
Early example from 1964
Registered in the Netherlands
Previously restored by its owner
A straight and sound example
Good panel alignment and door fit
The white paintwork exhibits some imperfections but presents well from afar
Interior was renewed during restoration and is still in very good condition
Minimal wear to the upholstery, carpeting, woodwork or controls, besides a light patina
Chrome is slightly dull and shows signs of wear
Complete with a black soft-top which operates correctly and appears in fine fettle
This example appears to have lost its hard-top
2.3-litre fuel-injected 6-cylinder petrol engine
4-speed manual gearbox
The vendor reports that the car drives, brakes, and shifts correctly
All presents well under the bonnet
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1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL Pagoda W113
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