This second and revised edition, published in Jan. 2014, covers the 190SL and its US-importer Max Hoffmant. The book has some 60 unique photos, most of them in color. The majority of the color pictures are non Daimler-Benz photos and have never been published in a book before. It is part of a series of e-books about the cars Daimler-Benz built during the 1950s and 1960s. The author Bernd S. Koehling has over 20 Mercedes e-books and books to his credit. In this guide one can read about - the development of a sports tourer - the technical aspects - the 190SL - the development of a bigger engine - the racing history - the sales performance - a comparison from the 1960s between a supercharged 190SL and the standard 190SL and - Max Hoffman, the flamboyant Austrian born New York importer of foreign made cars. The man, who convinced Daimler-Benz to build not only the 300SL, but also the 190SL.
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November 02, 2011
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