A couple of rare R129 SLs

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  1. Sjmw

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    This Koenig special must be fairly unusual and rare:
    Mercedes-Benz 500 SL König

    Though the power they quote (320 hp with a compressor) can't be right

    Body mods are Marmite!

    This 7.2l Lorinser must be rare too: 2001 Mercedes SL 7.2 Lorinser | Coys of Kensington

    I'd like to see more photos on the Coys site - 2 is in the 'barely adequate' category (the Koenig car at least has 92 photos to showcase every beautiful- ahem- angle)
     
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    Auction houses seem to have irreducible minimum as a mantra.......
     
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    The only compressor that has got is for the air con.
     
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    "The R129 was produced as a two-door roadster with an automated (electro-hydraulic) textile tonneau cover."

    No, Brian, it's a hood; a tonneau cover is something entirely different...
     
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    Most of the Koenig writeup refers to their works on the earlier 107.
     
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    Those headlights on the König surely weren't part of a 1990 conversion.

    Strange to have no mention of BHP on the Lorinser one.
     

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