One of the most iconic car the automobile industry has ever seen is none other than the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL. The Cabriolet was a two seater model and was based in the upper mid-sized category. Along with being the dream car of the era, the 190 SL set a high standard of comfort, style, and high performance. The 190 SL stood gave its owners a feeling of being alive and colorful that was not be matched by any other vehicle.
For its time, the model had high end specs and was powered by the newly developed M121, 1.9 liter four-cylinder engine, and had a total horse power of 105. The car made its debut as a prototype at the International Motor Show, New York in 1954, and was produced from 1955 to 1963. The Mercedes-Benz 190 SL along with the 300 SL paved the way for the successful SL tradition we know today. In the 1950s this models was of the mind of everyone, and was one of the first vehicles that made people realize they want a car of their own. As per the Historic Automobile Group International, the 190 SL has grown 10% in value each year since 1980, and has gathered the attention and appreciation of collectors.
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