Classic 1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL For Sale - In 1963, Mercedes-Benz began delivered the 230SL, a two-entryway extravagance sports auto worked around the W 111 vehicle stage. It was first offered with a four-speed manual transmission and a discretionary four-speed programmed transmission. The motor mated to this transmission was a 2.3-liter inline-six equipped for 150 hp and 145 lb-ft of torque.
Classic 1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL For Sale
Keeping in mind the end goal to indicate exactly how competent the 230SL really was, Mercedes-Benz's Chief Engineer amid 1963, Rudolf Uhlenhaut, took the auto around the Annemasse Vetraz-Monthoux race track. Uhlenhaut wound up setting out a lap time of 47.5 seconds. This was only 0.2 seconds slower than Grand Prix driver Mike Parkes' 47.3-second lap in his Ferrari 250 GT.
At present accessible at Delray Motorcars is a dazzling case of the 230SL. This 1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL is done in Red with a dark canvas delicate top and dark MB Tex-style inside. It's transmission is the previously mentioned four-speed manual and it's really an European-spec vehicle. The motor sound has been nitty gritty, with aluminum being cleaned. Shiny new Michelin tires were introduced too.