This impressive 230SL is a beautiful example of a car that had big
shoes to fill and did so with elegance and charming looks. The
interior is very nice after receiving new upholstery as part of the
restoration process. The beautiful dashboard is in great shape with
clean gauges, a working Becker Radio, seats that are in very good
shape, lap belts, wood "center cubby", and wood trim on top of
dashboard which is in good condition. The odometer shows 62,340
miles. This car runs and drives great; this 230 is very comfortable
to drive, with a smooth shifting transmission and a responsive 2.3L
engine. This car goes down the road so nicely that one may forget
that they are driving a car that is 50 years old. The paint and
body are in very good condition; all the lenses and lights are in
good condition, although there is slight blemishing on the chrome
tail-light surrounds and chrome trim at the rear of the vehicle.
This 230SL comes with the iconic "Pagoda Top" hardtop, which when
installed gives this desirable Benz an elegant silhouette.
Firewall Body Plate Decode:
113042= Pagoda SL 1963-71, 230SL- This is the 'Baumster' or model designation
1= Left Hand Drive
0= Manual Transmission
019142= VIN or Production Sequence
Engine Number Decode:
127981= 2.3L, 230SL
1=Left Hand Drive
0= Manual Transmission
0144437= Sequential by Transmission Type
Chassis Stamp= 113042
568H= Signal Red, Supplier of Paint is Herberts/Standox
6= Hardtop mounted on car for delivery, Soft top folded
113042= "Pagoda" 230SL
Facts about the Leadfoot Automotive Group:
*We do not carry or advertise consigned vehicles - all our vehicles are Owned Inventory.
*All the vehicles listed are located in our facilities in Holland Michigan.
*We also sell late model vehicles which can be seen on our other websites: www.leadfootautomotivegroup.com, or www.macatawaauto.com .
*We have a Service Facility called Leadfoot Garage where ASE Certified technicians perform a variety of services on all makes and models - vintage or modern. Visit the Leadfoot Garage website at https://leadfoot-garage.com, or call 616-392-2600 for more info.
*Leadfoot has a Full Restoration Shop on site and is able to work on a limited number of customer vehicles in addition to working on the vehicles that we own. Visit the restoration Shop's website for more info; https://www.leadfootrestoration.com
*"Project Vehicles" that need work/restoration are listed on our webpage. Please click the 'Projects' tab on the left side of our website or follow this link: http://www.leadfootmusclecars.com/projects to see what we have to offer.
*We have Financing resources for both classic and late model vehicles.
*Our team has decades of combined experience in the automotive industry.
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