Sluggish Gear Changes – A Troubleshooting Overview
We speak to the UK's most qualified technicians about potential reasons why your classic Mercedes Automatic Gearbox is not changing gear. [...]
2022 End of Year Market Review
Last year it was the 50th anniversary of the R107 SL and the reveal of the last generation of petrol-powered SL [...]
Why Should you Buy an SLSHOP Classified?
SLSHOP MarketPlace is the leading Mercedes-Benz digital buying and selling platform, catering for all models of Mercedes-Benz from the fifties right [...]
Classic Car Owners Tread Carefully with Your Mobile Phones
Our partners, Heritage Classic Car Insurance produced this important guidance piece for Classic Mercedes owners, outlining the recent change in laws surrounding [...]
Mercedes 190 SL Restoration project for sale
As we move further into the 21st century and 2022 itself, the concept of classic motoring is becoming more of a [...]
A 190 SL Fine Tuned for Driving
This 190 SL W121 arrived at SLSHOP following a six-figure bottom-up restoration – work that was carried out externally at an [...]
Mercedes 190SL Buying Guide
The Post-War Choice Launched as a prototype at the 1954 International Motor Sports Show alongside the 300SL ‘Gullwing’, the Mercedes-Benz 190SL [...]
THE Mercedes 190 SL – BIRTH OF A LEGEND
It’s the Mercedes 190 SL that kicked off the lineage as we know it. It emerged from the halcyon days of the [...]
HOW TO CHOOSE A MERCEDES SPECIALIST?
Owning a classic car can be a daunting experience. You may find yourself asking, who do I take my car to? [...]
The SL Legacy Continues – R232 Revealed
New SL set to rival Porsche and Aston Martin with a powerful outro for the SL combustion engine. It was only [...]
What is CARE, how does it work, and how can I best utilise my account?
What is a CARE account? For every owner we have met on our ten classic Mercedes-Benz journey, there remains a consistent [...]
SLSHOP Care – 8% off Service Parts from SLSHOP
For the past decade we have been servicing, maintaining, improving and restoring the Mercedes-Benz SL, and in that time we have learnt [...]
Certified Servicing – Should I take my classic SL to a Mercedes-Benz main dealer?
In the world of classic Mercedes-Benz, much credence is still given to the term ‘full Mercedes-Benz service history’, but what relevance [...]
Meet Bruce, SLSHOP Director, SL connoisseur and the font of all SL knowledge
Bruce Greetham is well known to SLSHOP customers, and to the wider Mercedes-Benz community. As an avid Club Member, Concours Winner [...]
Certified Servicing – The importance of using the right people
For a classic Mercedes-Benz SL owner, we understand that enjoyment is paramount; but protecting the investment is also crucial. Enhancing the [...]
Care – Case Studies and Examples
INTRODUCING CARE We created CARE to enable you, our customers and fellow enthusiasts, to confidently use your classic whenever, wherever and [...]
Classic Car Buyer Beware – The importance of due diligence
The past few weeks have been interesting for the classic car market. Challenging times are upon us, and a UK wide [...]
Celebrity Provenance and SL Ownership
We keep a close eye on SLs for sale all over the country, always curious as to what's being sold, when [...]
A History of the Mercedes-Benz SL
1954 to 1963 - The W198 Mercedes-Benz SL In 1950 Mercedes-Benz team manager Alfred Neubauer had witnessed 3 Jaguar XK120 [...]
Rust Prevention from The SLSHOP
British, French and Italian cars used to oxidise between MOTs... How do you protect your pride and joy from the elements?