Sports Car Market Publisher Keith Martin and SCM Contributor and German car authority Philip Richter look at the 1955 – 1963 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL. Built as a more affordable alternative to the 300 SL, the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL shares DNA with its legendary sibling, but is it worth owning today? Beautiful? Of course! Too slow? Depends what you’re used to. We’ll tell you everything you need to know about this classic 50s roadster.