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Everrati Unveils Specs Of Electrified Mercedes-Benz SL W113 ‘Pagoda’

According to the company, one version of the electrified Mercedes-Benz SL W113 “Pagoda” holds a 54.4 kWh battery with an electric range of 160 miles based on the WLTP cycle. The other packs a 68 kWh battery capable of reaching up to 200 miles based on the same standard. The numbers will likely be cut down if the more stringent EPA cycle is applied. The battery sizes also affect the acceleration time of the EV upgrade. The smaller unit is capable of covering 0 to 60 mph in roughly eight seconds while the bigger unit could do that in under seven seconds. It appears that the key differences between variants… Continue Reading »


Unveiling The Key Secrets Of The Mercedes SL Roadster (W113) For Buyers

The Mercedes-Benz SL Roadster (W113) holds an iconic status and serves as a worthy successor to the renowned Gullwing era SL models. With its elegant style and impressive speed, this generation of SL roadsters, also known as “Pagodas,” captivated car enthusiasts from 1963 to 1971. However, as these cars approach the half-century mark, prospective buyers must exercise caution to ensure a sound investment. In this article, we’ll explore the essential buying tips provided by Iain Tyrell of Tyrell’s Classic Workshop to help you make an informed decision when considering a classic SL Roadster purchase. Visual Indicators of Authenticity Examining key visual cues is crucial when assessing the authenticity of a… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda Once Owned by Stirling Moss Heads to Auction

Sir Stirling Moss is regarded as one of the greatest Formula 1 drivers in history to have never won a world championship in the sport, however, he was able to win the historic Mille Miglia in 1955. Although he passed on at the age of 90 in 2020, his legacy lives on in the racing world and the Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda that he once owned. The 230 SL, also known as the “Moss Pagoda”, was built in 1966 specially for the legendary racer. According to the car’s colorful story, Moss originally wanted the 250 SL at that time but supply chain issues forced him and Mercedes to settle for… Continue Reading »


Hemmels 280 SL Featured at Mercedes-Benz World

CARDIFF, WALES, UK, January 23, 2019 – Mercedes-Benz World has welcomed its first Hemmels motorcar for display at its facility in Weybridge, UK. The motorcar, a 1968 280 SL “Pagoda” is prominently featured in the main reception area. The restoration was commissioned by British racing car driver Paul Rees who chose to finish the car in its original Horizon Blue paint colour with a new Navy Blue leather interior. Estimated at a value of £285,000, the restoration was completed at Hemmels’ bespoke facility in Cardiff, commencing in late 2016 and taking over 4,000 labour hours. “Mercedes-Benz World has a fantastic display of classic and rare along with interactive exhibits and driving… Continue Reading »


Four Classic Mercedes Cars Restored by Brabus

Brabus is not only about putting extra horsepower in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Recently, the famous aftermarket tuner restored four classic Mercedes cars. The units include the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster, Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet, and the Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagoda. The autos were given a six-star restoration process… Just because Brabus won’t settle for just five stars, apparently. Here is a quick look at the recent work done by the classic car division of Brabus: Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Around 4,500 hours was poured in returning the 300 SL Gullwing to its pristine condition. The classic Mercedes-Benz was given a baby blue paint-finish and a cream interior. Brabus… Continue Reading »


Restored Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda at the Concours d’Elegance

Amid the buzz surrounding the 2017 Geneva Motor Show is the annual Concours d’Elegance. The event may have flown under the radar of car enthusiasts because of the more prestigious show in the automotive world happening in Switzerland, but for a true classic car lover, the event in Amelia Island at the northeastern part of Florida should not be missed. One of the highlights of the show is the restored 1963 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda. Mike Guy provides photos of the luscious 230 SL at The Drive, which you can see in the gallery below: The Pagoda was introduced in 1963 at the Geneva Motor Show. The auto may lack the technology of the modern… Continue Reading »


1968 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagoda Fully-Restored to Its Former Glory

Restoring an old car to its former glory is no easy task, especially when it is already nearly 50 years old. There’s the problem in the acquisition of the materials needed for the restoration process, and the people doing the job must be knowledgeable about the car they are working on. Those are exactly the underlying issues if the car that needs to be restored happens to be a 1968 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagoda. The 280 SL was introduced in 1967. Then it went into production until 1971. The car has gained quite a cult following with auto enthusiasts and it is among the top favorites of collectors. There are only a few who are… Continue Reading »


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