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This 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 SE is Built for the Desert

This is probably one of the coolest 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300 SE (W126) out there. The car was transformed from its elegant classic look into a sporty off-roader to suit even the rough terrains of the desert. The car is presently featured in the Instagram photos of Saudi Retro Cars 4Sale. According to the Bring A Trailer website, the auto is in Sharjah, UAE with a price tag of 45,000 AED or approximately $12,250. Little information is provided by the seller about the history or the specs of the customized 300 SE. The car is described as a Japanese import redesigned for off-road conditions in the desert. It appears to be… Continue Reading »

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Jay Leno’s Garage Features the Mercedes-Benz C111-II

Jay Leno’s Garage recently featured a very rare treat to its fans, the Mercedes-Benz C111-II gullwing. In his new video posted on YouTube, the Television Hall of Famer was joined by Constantin von Kageneck from the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center to showcase one of the best cars of the three-pointed star brand that never made it to the hands of private individuals. The two started the video by discussing a bit of the second-generation C111’s history and key features. Then, they opened up the rear engine bay of the auto to give viewers a glimpse of what’s powering it up. Next, they finally take it to the roads with Leno at the steering wheel and Kageneck riding shotgun. It seemed… Continue Reading »

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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 »

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Reasons Why You Should Own a Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupe

If you are looking for an investment and you happened to be a car fanatic, you should get the next best thing in Mercedes-Benz today. We are not talking here of the latest S-Class or anything in the existing lineup of the three-pointed star brand because the car that will give the most value for your money is the Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupe according to Bloomberg. Here are the reasons why it would make a good investment: The Make First, the styling of the Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupe came from the mind of the renowned Mercedes-Benz head of design Paul Bracq in 1969. Bracq held the position in the company from the… Continue Reading »

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Brabus Selling a Classic 1970 Mercedes 280 SE Convertible

Brabus is really one of the best when it comes to tuning new Mercedes-Benz vehicles. It also has a magic touch in terms of restoring the classic cars of the brand. Recently, it advertised for sale a very elegant 1970 Mercedes 280 SE Convertible. The car can be found on sale in the official website of the tuner. The price tag is a staggering 495,000 Euros. However, looking at the specs of the auto would tell that it is worth all that money. The popular Mercedes tuning firm was able to restore the car to perfection as it retained all its exterior and interior features, as well as its original engine. The same… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes Introduces C-Class Precursor 30 Years Ago

30 years ago, Mercedes-Benz introduced a new class of car that broke the image that the company only made midsize and large luxury cars. Known as the W201, the Baby Benz was the first of the compact cars that are now an important niche for the German automaker. The 190  Baby Benz model scored well in terms of its high degree of passive safety and modern suspension technology, good aerodynamics and intelligent lightweight design, traits that customers expected from any car that bore the Mercedes brand.. Among other features, Mercedes-Benz specifically developed and patented an independent multilink rear suspension for the 190, in which each rear wheel was supported by… Continue Reading »

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Singer Sheryl Crow Auctions Her ’65 SL For Charity

Another personality with a classic Mercedes is once again in the news, but not because it was stolen. Singer Sheryl Crow recently put her 1965 Mercedes SL up for auction, with the intention of donating the proceeds to charity. In this case, it was for the tornado-hit schools in Joplin, Missouri, where an estimated $150 million in damages were incurred. At the auction where the ‘65 Mercedes SL changed owners, an anonymous couple brought the price of the classic car up to $130,000.  This couple also donated another $130,000 for the charitable cause. Together with her Mercedes SL, Crow also donated one of her guitars, a Gibson, which also went… Continue Reading »

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