1964 RHD Mercedes-Benz 230 SL (W113)

Lot: 381

Sold for (£): 39,405
Offered for sale is a 2.3L 1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL (W113) 'Pagoda' manual. Coming with a partial history file, this lot's condition scores 83 / 135.

Classic Car Auctions says:

Smart, right-hand drive 'Pagoda' with the desirable manual gearbox...

  • Family ownership for 43 years and dry stored from 1976 - 2004
  • Passed to our vendor in 2004 (family member) and used by him since
  • Finished in light red with a black 'Pagoda' hardtop
  • Maintained rather than restored, with around £22,000 of expenditure in recent years
  • Cherished registration 'MJM 453' is generously included as part of the sale
  • Wouldn't take much to bring it to the next level. Fresh MOT prior to the auction

Lot Details

Registration: MJM 453 RHD/LHD: Right Hand Drive
Year: 1964 Engine size: 2.3L
Make: Mercedes-Benz Odometer reading (miles):
Model: 230SL (W113) 'Pagoda' MOT expiry: 2020-05-15
Warranted: No Chassis number: WDB11304220003053

Vendor Condition Report

Overall: 83 / 135


Bodywork: Glass:
Paint: Chrome:


Door-cards: Carpets:
Seating: Headlining:
Dashboard: Boot:


New carpets fitted


Components: Starting:
Appearance: Running:


Reconditioned fuel injection pump 2016 with minimal use since.  Vendor reports slight engine missfire when cold.


Gears: Drive-shaft:

Running Gear

Axles: Chassis:
Suspension: Bearings:
Brakes: Wheels/Tyres:


 New tyres fitted with subsequent little use. Shock absorbers and track rod ends replaced.


Minor: Major:


Rev counter is not functioning

Vehicle History

About the Condition Report

A lot's condition report is compiled based on information provided to CCA by the vendor of the lot. CCA has no access to lots prior to a sale but does review its condition on the day of the sale. CCA strongly recommends viewing a lot prior to a sale as it cannot guarantee the accuracy of the information provided.
Poor Numerous faults / Extensive damage / Many missing parts / Project or donor car
Fair Basic condition / Requires attention mechanically & cosmetically / Some damage / Some missing parts
Good Every-day useable classic car / Driven & enjoyed / Commensurate with age & mileage / Drives and looks as it should / Some vehicle history
Very good Almost pristine / Mechanically & cosmetically sound / Driven only occasionally / Extensive vehicle history
Excellent Pristine / Original / Documented nut & bolt ground-up restoration / Stored professionally / Trailered only / Complete vehicle history