Lot 156 - 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda
|Odometer reading||34,506 miles|
|Estimate||£66,000 - £76,000|
- Impressive restoration
- Stunning example
The 1965 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda is an iconic symbol of automotive elegance and sophistication. This timeless beauty, named after its distinctive concave hardtop resembling an Asian pagoda, combines form and function effortlessly. Under the bonnet, it boasts a 2.3 litre inline-six engine, delivering a blend of power and refinement. Its sleek, graceful lines and chrome accents exude a timeless charm that still captivates enthusiasts today.
This attractive Mercedes-Benz welcomed the new year in when registered on 1st January 1965. Roll the clock forward 58 years and the same car has just benefitted from a 2,000 hour restoration. With no stone unturned and no expense spared, this 230 SL presents wonderfully in Maroon Red with a black leather interior. We are informed that this left hand drive automatic example is a pleasure in every regard. The cabin offers a blend of luxury and comfort with leather upholstery. Renowned for its impeccable engineering, the 230 SL's smooth ride and precise handling make it a joy to drive. This vintage masterpiece continues to turn heads and evoke admiration among classic car aficionados worldwide.