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LOT 108

1957 Mercedes-Benz 190SL Registration no. 602 XVJ Chassis no. 121040-7500658

Estimate: £70,000 - £100,000
Lot 108
1957 Mercedes-Benz 190SL
Registration no. 602 XVJ Chassis no. 121040-7500658

1957 Mercedes-Benz 190SL
Registration no. 602 XVJ
Chassis no. 121040-7500658

Odometer Reading: 81,643
MoT Expiry: Exempt

*Said to be fully restored
*Engine described as completely overhauled
*Striking colour combination

This 190SL which our trade vendor says comes to market from a full, nut-and-bolt restoration. They report that 'every aspect' of the car has been stripped and re-built, the engine said to have been completely overhauled and having a recent tune and set-up. The paint is described as very good and gleaming, the chrome finished perfectly while the interior, in black fluted leather with oatmeal carpet, is in 'as new' condition. The car has just returned from the restoration and will require running in miles and final setup before seeing active use.

One for any serious Mercedes-Benz collector, the trade vendor says this 190SL has had a 'nut and bolt' restoration that is 'in very good condition. Running in miles and final setup will be required'. Trade vendor.


Vendor Score Total: 77/100

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Key for sellers' assessments:
1/5 POOR. A project vehicle | Requires urgent attention | Damaged | Parts missing
2/5 AVERAGE. Useable condition | Requires some attention | Light damage
3/5 GOOD. Drive away | Presents well | Good history file | Drives well
4/5 VERY GOOD. Well restored | Running and driving with no noticeable faults | Sound throughout
5/5 EXCELLENT. Concours condition | Beautifully presented | Driving very well

Body Work: 4
Chrome/Plastics/Trim: 4
Glass: 4
Paint: 4
Wheels/Tyres: 4

Dashboard/Door cards/Carpets: 4
Headlining: 4
Seats: 4
Trim: 4

Mechanical components: 4
Running: 4
Starting: 4
Under Bonnet: 4

Axles: 4
Brakes: 4
Gearbox/Clutch: 4
Suspension: 4

Ancillary components: 4
Main components: 4

Car History File: 1

Saleroom notices

To view the walkaround video of this lot please click here Saleroom: Please be advised that this Car will require light re-commissioning due to a period of inactivity

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