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Dear customers and friends,
configure your desired classic car entirely according to your own wishes and ideas - we may proudly announce we can make your dreams come true. It is our great pleasure to present to you our Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagoda as a restoration object by today: The vehicle is currently in an unrestored condition, with the option of an individual configuration. So you, dear customer, choose the exterior, interior, equipment, as well as numerous additional options.
After your configuration is all set we begin with the work. It takes a frame-off restoration to be able to offer you the Mercedes-Benz 280 SL (W 113) Pagoda in best and most immaculate condition. Thanks to our years of specialized experience, we know what it takes. Bodywork, chrome, paint, leather, engine and all vehicle-specific details: all our work is done to the highest standard.
You are interested in the configuration of your classic car? We are pleased to provide you with all information on this offer and for sure about the whole range of the services of our workshop. If you desire a direct, non-binding consultation, feel free to contact us at any time via Instagram, by email (email@example.com), by phone +49 7031 3069522 or via WhatsApp.
|Type:||280 SL Pagoda|
|Year of Maufacture:||1968-1971|
|Steering:||Left Hand Drive|
|Engine:||6 cylinder in a line|
|Engine Power:||125 kW / 170 HP|
|Extras:||Radio Becker, white wall tires, hardtop|
✓ Exterior & Interior: You can choose from our in-house sample folders with numerous lacquer and leather optionst
✓Special equipment: Round off your vehicle with various special equipment, such as a modern radio with GPS, additional headlights or a third seat
✓ Accessories: Choose the right accessories for your dream classic car, such as a wind deflector, 3-piece luggage set or a personalized car cover
Mercedes Benz 280 SL Pagoda 1968-1971
As the successor to the almost too long-built 190 SL, the pagoda series at the suggestion of the Mercedes sales department was developed to meet the increased customer and market demands for greater engine power, more comfort, higher active and passive safety and more interior space. When the pagoda was presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 1963, groundbreaking, innovative safety elements found entrance into the Mercedes-Benz series – such as the rigid passenger compartment, the defined crumple zones front and rear, a telescopic steering column with baffle, an interior without edges and corners and radial tires and belts as an optional element. For the motorization only six-cylinder engines were installed. The 280 SL became the top model of the series. The popular name pagoda results from the appearance of the concave curved hardtops, an ingenious design concept to improve the available space, the all-round view and the enlargement of the interior.
The Basis vehicle
We are uncompromising when it comes to choosing our (basis-) vehicles. The decisive criteria are not only originality and quality, but also quantity - that is, the number of items produced at the time. The aim is to achieve a perfectly restored work without, however, affecting the historical character of the classic car. All efforts are aimed at preserving the greatest possible authenticity of the classic car during the restoration.
The Individual restoration
in 10 months
This Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagoda is currently in an unrestored condition, with the option of an individual configuration. You, dear customers, choose the exterior, interior, equipment and numerous additional options. After you've put together your dream classic car, we will begin with the magic. A frame-off restoration is required in order to be able to offer you the Mercedes-Benz 280 SL (W 113) presented here in best and pristine condition. Thanks to our many years of specialized experience, we know what is important. Body, chrome, paint, leather, engine and all vehicle-specific details: All of our works are carried out at the highest level.
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