1965 MERCEDES 230SL

Resto-mod (Restored with modern upgrades)

 

Mercedes 230SL

So what does Mercedes 230SLresto-mod mean ?

  1. The car remains visually accurate as the original car

  2. All electrical and mechanical components are updated with modern systems

What are some comparative differences ?

Feature

Original Mercedes 230SL

Resto-mod Mercedes 230SL

WEIGHT 2850 # NO CHANGE
BRAKES POWER FRONT DISC / REAR DRUM NO CHANGE
ENGINE 2.3L  IN-LINE SIX CYLINDER 4.0L IN-LINE SIX CYLINDER
HORSE POWER (BHP) 147 @ 5500 RPM 200 @ 4750 RPM
TORQUE (LB-FT) 145 @ 4700 RPM 225 @ 4000 RPM
COOLING BELT DRIVEN FAN TWIN ELECTRIC FANS - COMPUTER ACTIVATED
IGNITION POINTS/CONDENSER/COIL ELECTRONIC (NO POINTS)
FUEL DELIVERY MECHANICAL MULTIPORT FUEL INJECTION   (NO ALTITUDE COMPENSATION) ELECTRONIC MULTIPORT FUEL INJECTION           (COMPENSATED BY O2 SENSOR, CATALYTIC CONVERTER)
TRANSMISSION AUTOMATIC 4 SPEED AUTOMATIC 4 SPEED WITH OVERDRIVE
FUEL MILEAGE 11-16 MPG 22-32 MPG
AC-HEAT-DEFROST ADD ON BELOW DASH (VISIBLE) BI-LEVEL CONTROLS INTEGRATED INTO COWL (NOT VISIBLE)
CRUISE CONTROL NO YES
MAINTENANCE SERVICE MBZ DEALER ANY MODERN SERVICE CENTER

Talk about having the best of both worlds.  Enjoying a truly classic Mercedes 230SL that has more power, better fuel mileage, universal serviceability, more readily available replacement parts, greater reliability, and meeting modern emissions.

complete body strip and prep for paint

 

 

  

195 HP electronic multi-port fuel injection, 4 speed automatic overdrive transmission, AC, PS, emissions correct.

 

On the Road

 

Mercedes 230SL

Mercedes 230SL

 

Mercedes 230SL

 

Mercedes 230SL

Mercedes 230SL

Mercedes 230SL

Mercedes 230SL

  

 

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