Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery

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  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    I bet you've never seen anything like this before
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    In the 1990s, Mr. Las Vegas had a very unusual request. Niko-Michael Coachworks happily obliged
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    Nothing has remained untouched, including the headlights, which are now inboard
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    As opposed to the spare wheel, which is mounted on top of the deck lid
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    This is due to the new convertible top design, which takes up more space
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    It seems the car was inspired by speed boats, as well as the 1950s
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    The engine is the original 3.8-liter, fuel-injected, V-8 that puts out 204 hp
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    The V-8 is "married" to a four-speed automatic To the best of our knowledge, the car does not feature any performance modifications
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    Gold, lots of gold...
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    The contrasting elements, finished in gold paint, are all over the car. This includes the big Mercedes-Benz badge at the front
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    The 16-inch wheels have also benefited from the golden finish
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    Inside, things are as classy as befits a classic Benz
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    The black leather interior, finished with wooden inserts, is practically new
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    This is also because the car was driven less than 2,000 miles
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    It was also a display car for a long time, and has been profesionally maintained
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    This Mercedes 380SL is the only one made by the Long Island coachbuilder
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
    Do you hate it or love it?
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  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
  • Wayne Newton's Coachbuilt 1981 Mercedes 380SL Roadster Looks Hideous - gallery
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