1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster

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2015 Mercedes C63 AMG Estate Spied on Nurburgring Track

Barely a month since Mercedes-Benz officially unveiled its new C-Class Estate through a video, the company already confirmed that an AMG line will follow. Recently, spies of WorldCarFans have caught the AMG version of the estate while it was being driven in the Nurburgring endurance track. According to the source, the vehicle will carry the C63 moniker. In the pictures provided by the source, we can see that the Mercedes C63 AMG Estate is still heavily clad in camouflage. So, majority of its styling features are still kept hidden from view. Its single bar grille is apparent though, together with its side skirts and four-tailpipe exhaust system. In addition, the Mercedes C63 AMG Estate is seen to… Continue Reading »


Czech transport firm ICOM takes delivery of 12 Mercedes-Benz Intouro Euro VI buses

ICOM transport of the Czech Republic has recently expanded its fleet with 12 new Mercedes-Benz Intouro Euro VI models now in operation. With the delivery, the Czech market gets its first taste of Euro VI-spec buses. The buses, which run on 220-kW OM 936 BlueEfficiency Power engines, sport the latest technology designed to minimize the environmental footprint of this particular mode of transport. In addition, the buses also come with the latest safety technology. The Intouro model is produced at the Mercedes-Benz Turk A.S. facility in Hosdere, which is located near Istanbul. The interior can comfortably seat 50 passengers and features a high-floor design. These buses are specifically configured to meet… Continue Reading »


1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster Fetches $11.77M in Auction

While previously considered as a potentially record-setting vintage car, the rare 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster owned by Prussian baroness Gisela von Krieger and her family still managed to snag a pretty sum. The vehicle’s final number at the Pebble Beach auction was $11.77 million. Gooding & Co. expected the vehicle to shatter the world record for a vehicle’s auction price, with the same auctioneer setting that figure—a cool $16.4 million—with the sale of a 1957 Testarossa last year. Those expectations are based on the rarity of this vintage Mercedes-Benz model, not to mention the fact that this Special Roadster was owned only by a couple of von Krieger nobility…. Continue Reading »


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