Sell a classic car Mercedes Benz 250 S. Launched at the 1967 Geneva Motor Show, the Mercedes Benz 250 SL was produced between 1966 and 1968.
The production only lasted a year or so it makes it a very rare car. The Mercedes – Benz 250 SL had a stiffer suspension and improved agility with a new engine and rear disc brakes.
It also had improved its fuel tank capacity from 65 L to 82 L and it had:
- 4-speed automatic transmission
- 4 speed or ZF 5 Speed Manual Transmissions
A Limited slip differential was also available.
More than a Third of the 5.196 Mercedes-Benz 250 SL’s produced were sold in America.
It also used:
- 2,496 cc (2.5 L) M129.II engine with 6mm increased stroke 2mm increased valve ports
- Not 4 but 7 main bearings.
The maximum power was 150 PS with torque improved from 145 lb-ft to 159 lb-ft.
They also provided a new cooling water tank, increased capacity from 10.8L to 12.9L and a standard oil-water heat exchanger.
The wider power band of the 250SL meant noticeably improved performance.
The Mercedes-Benz 250 SL California Coupe marks the introduction of 2 + 2 body style which had:
- The removable hardtop
- No soft top
- Small fold-down rear bench seat
Additional Changes in 1967
There were a number of safety improvements made to the 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250 SL
- Collapsible Steering Wheel
- Padded Wheel Hub
- Concave Control Knobs
- Elastic Black Rubber Heater Levers
- Softer, rounded dash top padding
There was also more modern:
- Door handles
- & Window Cranks
The door pockets were now elastic, the rear-view mirror frame was now chrome and the side view mirrors were also more angular.
The American models also acquired:
- Side reflectors on the fenders
- Kangol 3 point seat belts
- Illuminated gearbox for the automatic models
- Emission control equipment
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