3/18/20
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In Hong Kong, a right-hand-drive 1966 Ford Mustang convertible sits next to a Pagoda. That’s the nickname for the ’60s-era W113 Mercedes-Benz 230 SL with the concave roof that resembles “curved roofs of Far Eastern temples.” I honestly don’t know which 1960s “2+2" I find more beautiful.

1/14/20
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One of the most famous automobile roof designs ever debuted at the Geneva Motor show in 1963 on the Mercedes-Benz 230 SL, also called the “W113. The lid, with its concave shape, earned the car the name “Pagoda,” a term alluding tocurved roofs of Far Eastern temples.” But the shape didn’t exist for just aesthetic

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