Mercedes Benz 'Pagoda' 230, 250 & 280SL: The Essential Buyer's Guide
|Rating||:||4.49 (667 Votes)|
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They don't pretend that classic car ownership is easy, or necessary profitable in purely financial terms, yet they are clearly written by guys who are enthusiastic about the pleasure you can get from a good example of any of these cars.While I have never been in the market for them, I would want to have one of these books if I were – definitely recommended.. There are also chapters on whether you want to restore a model, paint problems, things to watch out for if the car has had little recent use, and lists of clubs and spares specialists.The books are well-illustrated, and the advice looks really practical. Mark Holman for New Zealand Class
small, expensive and not terribly informative Desert dweller The 113 'Pagoda' models are growing in popularity and value making all books on the subject more important than ever. Books dedicated to the 113 aren't available in large numbers and so far, this is the only model-specific 'guide' extant.Unfortunately it is a book from the UK, a place where a good number of these cars have dissolved like Alka Seltzer tablet due to rust. This is the main focus of the book, though important, not the least of what you should know about an SL. Yes, there is more tha. Extremely generic, lacks facts, little information. Travis Perfunctory and extremely superficial book that could be written about almost any vehicle and provides very little specific knowledge to a potential purchaser of the Mercedes sl-class. It misses the most major points a potential purchaser should examine, is slim on proprietary info relevant to the car, and needs more SL facts, and is basically a photo book that could instead be marketed to 16 year olds with generalized advice on how to buy a used car. If you are serious about buying a Pagoda, sk. Only for beginners After I received this book I realized I had seen others in the series in the past and was disappointed. If you have never engaged in classic cars and are just beginning , then this series may be for you. It covers the full range of items one should consider and should be valuable to the beginner.For more experienced collectors, this will be a disappointment as only the most elementary info is given. I was considering a MB 280 sl when I bought it but found small help in this volume.
Get the right car at the right price! Packed with good advice from running costs, through paperwork, vital statistics, valuation and the Mercedes community, to will it fit in your garage and with your lifestyle? This is the complete guide to choosing, assessing and buying your dream car.. Benefit from Chris Bass's years of Mercedes ownership: learn how to spot a bad car quickly and how to assess a promising one like a professional. Stop! Don't buy a Mercedes Benz "Pagoda" 230SL, 250SL or 280SL roadster or coupe without buying this book first! Having this book in your pocket is just like having a real marque expert by your side