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Book Mercedes 190 SL - Une sublime étoile (1955-1963)

Title : Mercedes 190 SL - Une sublime étoile (1955-1963)

Author : Jean-Philippe FOUQUET

Language : french

160 sheets

500 color illustrations

Year : 2011

Dimensions : 24,8 × 29,7 cm

ISBN : 9782726894927

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Book Mercedes 190 SL - Une sublime étoile (1955-1963)

Book Mercedes 190 SL - Une sublime étoile (1955-1963)

Title : Mercedes 190 SL - Une sublime étoile (1955-1963)

Author : Jean-Philippe FOUQUET

Language : french

160 sheets

500 color illustrations

Year : 2011

Dimensions : 24,8 × 29,7 cm

ISBN : 9782726894927

Title : Mercedes 190 SL - Une sublime étoile (1955-1963)

Author : Jean-Philippe FOUQUET

Language : french

160 sheets

500 color illustrations

Year : 2011

Dimensions : 24,8 × 29,7 cm

ISBN : 9782726894927

 

Abstract :

Unveiled at the New York Motor Sport Show in February 1954, the Mercedes 190 SL prototype was extensively modified to be presented in its final dress at the 1955 Geneva Motor Show. This car is a masterpiece . Its graceful and fine line, feminine would say a lot, is timeless. When it was released, the automotive press was enthusiastic: "International Grand Touring car, the Mercedes 190 SL is a very successful synthesis of performance and comfort". Fast, nervous, flexible, sober, comfortable ... it has all the qualities.

Thanks to advertisements, period documents and unpublished photos, discover the history of this sublime convertible, its evolution and its performance in competition. Discover the stars who have been seduced by this car, very often used in films and advertisements, but also the many miniatures and pedal cars resulting from this model. This very comprehensive book will allow you to choose a 190 SL on the classic car market and to ensure its maintenance.