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Vintage Mercedes-Benz Units Restored By Brabus

A number of vintage Mercedes-Benz models were restored recently by Brabus as the company demonstrated its restoration capabilities in the market, as indicated on a report from motor1.com. It took Brabus 4,000 man hours to work on some of the vintage models of the luxury vehicle manufacturer. Some of the best results were displayed at the 28th Techno-Classic event in Essen. The company used a “6-star restoration” process to bring back the stylishness of a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing and a Roadster. The company also worked on a pair of Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Roadsters, two Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolets, and a 1967 Mercedes-Benz 600 Pullman. The company also released… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Now Selling Classic Cars Directly to Customers

Have you ever dreamed of having a classic Mercedes-Benz car? For those who are looking to buy the vintage units of the brand, Daimler announced on November 5 that the Mercedes-Benz Museum has opened its doors to collectors. All the classic cars of the three-pointed star marque belonging from all periods in its colorful history are now on sale. Interested buyers can visit the museum of the company and arrange their transactions there. The selection can also be viewed at the website set up by Mercedes at alltime-stars.com. The oldest vehicle on sale and the rarest among the choices is the Mercedes-Benz 630. The car was introduced in the market… Continue Reading »

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The Mercedes-Benz W123 is the Finest Saloon Car in the 20th Century

Mercedes-Benz W123 is the finest saloon car of the 20th century. That is according to Mark Cosovich, an expert in the restoration classic cars, and Martin Buckley,  an automotive journalist and a book author. What makes the Mercedes-Benz W123 the finest saloon car of the previous century? Mr. Buckley said it is because the car is the last properly built Mercedes. He claimed that when its manufacturer developed it, the company did not really care much about its production cost. That made its design stand out among its rivals, plus it had the reliability that could last for a life time. Then, it did not pack enough electronics like the cars we have… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes To Enter Eight Cars At Silvretta Event

With stunning mountains as a backdrop, Mercedes will, for the fourth time, be joining the Silvretta Classic and E-Auto Rallye. Set in the Montafon valley in Austria, the event will be held from July 4-7. The Silvretta event is an Alpine rally which features stages that have uphill gradients of 17 percent and downhill sprints of up to 15 percent. Add to that the winding roads that are typical of mountain passes and you can see that only well-developed cars can tackle the course. This weekend’s event is actually divided into two, one where electric cars are featured and the other showcasing  classic cars. In both events, Mercedes-Benz has ensured… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Bags Two Wins in Auto Zeitung’s Auto Trophy Classic

Two classic Mercedes-Benz cars took wins in their respective categories in the 2013 edition of the Auto Zeitung Classic Cars magazine’s Auto Trophy Classic. Over 23,500 readers chimed in and cast their votes, and the Mercedes-Benz 600 and 123-series T-Model estate emerged with victories. The 600 topped the luxury class category, while the 123-series T-Model estate took top honors in the mid-range class. The T-Model estate is a precursor to what is now the E-Class range of vehicles, and it was the first estate model developed by Mercedes-Benz in-house. “Classic cars and modern classics from Mercedes-Benz are among the icons of automotive history,” said Mercedes-Benz Classic chief Michael Bock. “The… Continue Reading »

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Hitler-Owned Mercedes-Benz Car Bought Over the Internet?

How often would you get to buy a Mercedes-Benz car owned by Adolf Hitler over the Internet? That’s exactly what Zenop Tuncer, owner of a vehicle repair shop in Edgewater, New Jersey, claims to have done after he purchased a 1942 Mercedes 320 Cabriolet D. According to the previous owner of the vehicle, an Ohio collector, he didn’t know that this was exactly a car made for Hitler. He said that the car came over from the war, and it was his grandfather that brought it to US shores. Tuncer then purchased it online for Fred Daibes, a real estate developer who actually wanted a 540K model. Tuncer called up… Continue Reading »

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