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.
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 & Present||6|
|The 300SL Racers||10|
|The 300SL Gullwing||14|
|The 300SL Roadster||34|
|The 230SL, 250SL & 280SL||64|
|The Pininfarina 230SL Coupe||92|
|Buying & Restoration||94|