1967 Mercedes-Benz 250SL

The Mercedes-Benz 250SL, also known as the W113, is a classic car model produced by Mercedes-Benz from 1966 to 1968. It belongs to the SL-Class, which stands for "Sport Leicht" or "Sport Lightweight" in German, and is renowned for its iconic design and engineering excellence.

Here are some key features and information about the Mercedes-Benz 250SL:

Engine: The 250SL is equipped with a 2.5-liter inline-six engine (M129) that produces around 148 horsepower and 159 lb-ft of torque. It has fuel injection, making it one of the first Mercedes-Benz models to use this technology.

Body Design: The 250SL features a distinctive and timeless design, often referred to as the "Pagoda" style, due to its concave hardtop resembling the shape of a pagoda roof. This design was not only aesthetically pleasing but also offered improved visibility and better passenger comfort.

Transmission: It came with either a 4-speed manual transmission or a 4-speed automatic transmission.

Performance: The 250SL was considered a sporty and agile car of its time, providing a smooth and enjoyable driving experience.

Production: From 1966 to 1968, approximately 5,196 units of the 250SL were produced.

Successor: The 250SL was succeeded by the 280SL (W113) in 1968, which had a slightly larger engine and other improvements.

Collectibility: The Mercedes-Benz 250SL, like other models from the W113 series, is highly sought after by classic car enthusiasts and collectors due to its elegant design, historical significance, and limited production numbers.

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Production Start 1966
Production End 1968
Country of origin Germany