We’re always interested in creative interpretations of the iconic 280SL. We’ve covered the Bulgarian firm Vilners take on the Pagoda and now another Bulgarian company, Overdrive, has presented their unique vision of a Pagoda. After tastefully modifying one of the Jaguar XJ220 supercars, they recently turned to this established MB classic.
The dazzling candy apple red would do any hot rodder proud and the sumptuously trimmed white interior is gorgeous with its pleats and candy red piping. White is the interior theme and not one surface has been spared from either supple pure white leather or plush white carpeting. The theme includes a white steering column and a white leather trimmed steering wheel with candy red horn ring. Pure and plush for sure.
Brilliance inside and out
There is a report of an uprated transmission but the SL seems to be largely original beyond the eye-popping paint and gorgeous interior and a fancy sound system. It all looks beautifully executed and the finish of both the coachwork and interior are luminous. What do you think?
roy spencer/editor mercedesheritage