1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SLX “Shooting Break”

Mercedes-Benz 230 SLX Pagode Kombi á la Frua Carrozzeria

In 1966, the Turin coachbuilder Pietro Frua, a prominent car designer in Italy in the 1960s, presented a coach built 230 SLX Shooting Brake inspired from the 2-seater Mercedes-Benz 230 SL Pagoda Roadster

1964 1:10 drawings
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Information about 10.12.1964 production of the basic vehicle Mercedes-Benz 230 SL:

  • chassis number: 113.042-10-008218 (113 = type, 042 = 230 SL, 10 = manual transmission, LHD, 8218 = serial number)
  • engine number: 127.981-10-007000 (127 = type, 981 = 230 SL, 10 = manual transmission, LHD, 7000 = serial number) Color: White Grey (158 ),
  • inside: red leather features: white wall tires (720) Power steering (207), no hard top, 5-fold frosted (steel wheels 6Jx14 with tire Phoenix 185 HR 14)

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Delivery to Switzerland

First owner: Viazzo, Geneva (CH) in 6.1966, with the registration GE 80114, Geneva (CH).

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Javier Rupérez (Spanish Embassy) (12/1966), Geneva (CH) registration with the registration GE 720 74 (9?)

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03/14/1984 Registered in Madrid with the label M 6068 FU

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  1. 19xx owners Blas
  2. 19xx owners Teo Martín (Auto Recycling Teo Martín SA), San Martín de la Vega (Madrid, E)
  3. 19xx Owners of Felipe X. (auto-restoration), Illescas (Toledo, E)  restoration: reproduction right side pane of plexi-glass  approval  sale over Antonio González de Córdoba (Broker)
  4. 19xx owner Alejandro Roque, Madrid (e)

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in 2000 sold via Paquisol Gallo (Bolsa de Clásicos), Torrejón (E) (last offered for 19,833 euros)

 in 2000 sold via Paquisol Gallo

  1. 2000 Owner Celestino Amador Cabrera, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria (E)
    23.4.2002 authorization  engine trouble on the way from Madrid to Seville (e) new 2.5-liter engine (Type  M 129 , no. 129.980-12- built-017342)
  2. 4.8.2009 Owner Lorenzo Miguel Santana, Santa Lucía de Tirajana (Gran Canaria, E)

2.4.2012 Photos Andreas Dierkes

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23/03/2014 Photos Wolfgang Bolhuis, Norderstedt

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Specifications

Base vehicle Mercedes-Benz 230 SL (W 113 042),
Motor lying at the front water-cooled 6-cylinder in-line engine (type M 127 II), aluminum cylinder head, chain-driven overhead camshaft (OHC), 4-bearing crankshaft, Forced lubrication, mechanical 6-ram manifold injection (Bosch)
Bore x Stroke 82 mm x 72.8 mm Compression ratio 9.5: 1
Capacity 2,306 cc
Performance 150 hp (110 kW =) at 5500 rev / min
max. Torque 20 mkg at 4,200 rev / min
Power to weight ratio (Base model 8.6 kg / hp)
Power transmission Single dry, 4-gear transmission with floor shift thrust (optional: 5-speed manual transmission [IF], automatic transmission), propshaft, rear-wheel drive
Front Axle Independent suspension with double triangle wishbones, coil springs, telescopic shock absorbers and stabilizer; Recirculating ball steering
Rear Axle Joint swing axle, coil springs and telescopic shock absorbers
Brakes Hydraulically operated disc brakes front and rear drum brakes
Body self-supporting
Length x Width x Height (Base model with hardtop: 4,285 x 1,760 x 1,305 mm Wheelbase 2,400 mm)
Tare (Base Model: 1295 kg)
Top speed (Base Model: 195-200 km / h, depending on the gear ratio, acceleration 0-100 km / h: 11 s)
Consumption
Construction time 1964
Number of pieces 1

Infos and photos from http://www.pietro-frua.de/1966_mercedes.htm

Many thanks to Stefan Dierkes