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1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Spotted on eBay

This 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280 SL is still looking good despite coming out of the assembly plant in the Nixon administration. It’s one of the timeless masterpieces of Mercedes over the years, and it is like a wine that gains more value as it ages. Recently, the red 280 SL was offered on eBay. But after only two bids, with the maximum offer going up to $50,100, it failed to sell. According to the online seller, the reserved price for the car wasn’t met. Based on the description of the merchandise, the car hasn’t changed ownership for 30 years. It was not indicated what happened to the car prior to the said… Continue Reading »


Face-Lifted Mercedes-AMG SL63 Spotted

The face-lifted Mercedes-AMG SL63 was spotted in Germany recently wearing minimal camouflage, as shown on a report from The current model of the SL Class is among the oldest in the range of vehicles offered by Mercedes-Benz. Due to this, industry watchers are expecting an update soon. The updated model is expected to be unveiled during the Geneva Motor Show next year. However, this is manly applicable to the standard version. If the luxury vehicle manufacturer will follow the same pattern as the current model, an AMG-enhanced variant is expected to follow soon after. Due to this, the updated Mercedes-AMG SL63 may also be unveiled in 2016. The AMG… Continue Reading »


2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC Will Feature LED Headlights

A prototype of the upcoming 2016 Mercedes-Benz SLC or the face-lifted SLK was spotted going through the track over at Nurburgring, as shown on a report from One notable upgrade found on the SLK was its LED headlights, as Mercedes-Benz has started to replace the bi-xenon headlights for its upcoming models. The new headlights are quite visible since the near-production prototype only had minimal camouflage. Since LED daytime running lights will be incorporated into the new headlights, the DRLs installed on the front bumper of the SLK will be removed. The taillights were also changed as the reverse lights are already thinner compared to the current model of the… Continue Reading »


Check Out This Restored Mercedes-Benz SL Pagoda

Collectors of classic luxury vehicles may have to go to Brabus Classic if they want to acquire the best Mercedes-Benz SL Pagoda units available in the market. The latest work of the company is a 1969 Pagoda that was restored to an original as new condition, as shown on a report from The paint job on this particular model is quite rare, which contributed to its rather steep but reasonable price tag of 269,000 EUR or around $300,000. The 2.8-liter engine of the Pagoda was given a complete overhaul by Brabus Classic, which is typical of the German company. Due to this, they normally sell restored models as brand-new… Continue Reading »


Check Out the Mercedes-Benz SL of Ryan Thomas

The new pictures of Ryan Thomas driving a Mercedes-Benz SL convertible had been drawing much attention lately. So what’s the fuss all about? In 2013 Thomas filed for bankruptcy. That is after the English actor accumulated £40,000-worth of back taxes. According to UK’s Mirror website, the Coronation Street star, who played the character of Jason Grimshaw, promised to pay off all his debts within a year when he was discovered by the taxman, and was even given an extension after failing to fulfill his financial obligation. Yet, he filed for bankruptcy later. So a picture of a supposed to be bankrupt actor driving a Mercedes-Benz costing around £70,000 might not sit well with people, especially… Continue Reading »


Rare -Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing Set To be Auctioned

On August 13 an extremely rare 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing will be auctioned at RM Sotheby’s, as shown on a report from The gullwing is part of the “The Pinnacle Portfolio” offered through the auction house, and industry watchers expect it fetch at least $5.5 million. The auction is one of the events associated with the Monterey Car Week and is held together with the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. This particular Gullwing is different front other similar luxury vehicles due to its aluminum body. Mercedes-Benz produced only 29 of these aluminum-bodied 300 SLs, which is around two percent of the total production run of the iconic sports car…. Continue Reading »


Facelifted Mercedes-Benz SL Spy Photos Emerge

New spy shots of a Mercedes-Benz prototype recently surfaced. The photos show the facelifted Mercedes-Benz SL as it is being tested on the road. Compared to the previous photos of the updated SL, this new set displays the unit with a lesser level of camouflage. The roof, as well as the rear of the car are visible now, showing us its sexier frame. The Design Almost everything in front of the prototype is still hidden from view. These are hints that major revisions in the hood, headlights, and front bumper are in the works. The face and lighting system of the convertible is expected to follow the one found on the latest Mercedes-Benz S-Class coupe…. Continue Reading »


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