RealRides of WNY - 1966 230 SL

What’s not to like about this 1966 Mercedes-Benz230 SL? A beautifully proportioned two-seat roadster, it’s not so much a sports car as it is a luxury cruiser. A soft folding top came standard, but these cars areoften referred asPagodasfor the distinctive shape of the roof of its available removable hard top (inset).The 230 SL was produced from 1963-67; subsequent versions were named 25

RealRides of WNY (on the road) - Jaguar XK-E Series 2

Although I don’t claim to have seen a lot of Jaguar XK-E Series 2cars over the years, I’ve haveseen a few of them. But I don’t ever remember seeing one in this color combination. That’s possibly due to the fact that you rarely see an XK-E roadster (or E-Type, as the boot badge tells us) with the optional removable hardtop. You’ve gotta admit that the dark brown/off-wh