Original Mercedes SL: The Restorer's Guide (Original Series)

Original Mercedes SL: The Restorer's Guide (Original Series)




Complete coverage of the classic "Gullwing" 300SL through the 190SL to the "pagoda roof" 230/250/280SLs of the 1960s. Filled with valuable information on exactly what is 100 percent original and authentic for every model and year from 1950 through 1970. Contains 200 specially commissioned color photos detailing bodywork, interior, and mechanical details.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780760319215
Publisher: Motorbooks
Publication date: 04/15/2003
Series: Original Series Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 8.75(w) x 11.50(h) x 0.37(d)

About the Author

Laurence Meredith has written some 38 books, 36 of them about cars and motor racing. He lives in rural Herefordshire, England. Motorsport has been a lifelong obsession that continues to this day. He has a particular interest in German cars, and is a leading authority on Porsche, Volkswagen, Audi, BMW and Mercedes-Benz. Meredith has spent his entire life - from the age of two - at motor racing circuits throughout the world, and cites his hobby and job as one and the same thing. He owns several German cars, including a Porsche, classic VW Beetle and a Formula SuperVee Modus M2. He has competed in modern classic rallies, citing his class win in the Longleat Stages of 1990 as the most rewarding.

Table of Contents

Mercedes SL Past & Present6
The 300SL Racers10
The 300SL Gullwing14
The 300SL Roadster34
The 190SL47
The 230SL, 250SL & 280SL64
The Pininfarina 230SL Coupe92
Buying & Restoration94
Data Section100

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