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1961 Mercedes-Benz 300d Bought for Only $1,500

The 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300d limousine is definitely a head-turner. It has that classic and elegant appeal that makes you wish you had one or at least get to ride one, if you are a true car enthusiast. When the car came out in 1961, it retailed around $11,000. During that time, it was worth more than a Rolls-Royce. The Mercedes-Benz 300d limo pictured above was bought at that price by an unnamed U.S. Army captain stationed in Germany 55 years ago. Barry Sohnen purchased the Mercedes-Benz 300d 38 years ago. He only shelled out $1,500 for the auto. The owner stated that the car is his oldest possession to date. However, he noted that he spent… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Museum Treats Fans on Its Anniversary Weekend

The Mercedes-Benz Museum just celebrated its 10th year last May 19th. As part of its yearlong commemoration of its inauguration, it announced special events dedicated for fans this coming June 4 and 5. According to the Global Media site of Daimler, the anniversary weekend of Mercedes Museum will be held near the gates of the Untertürkheim plant. The key parts of the event include children’s party, vehicle parade, Food Truck Festival and a variety show on the stage. On the said dates, attendees will be treated to a free entrance. 130 Years of History of Mercedes The Mercedes-Benz Museum features the colorful history of the brand it represents. It houses all the special vehicles… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Sponsors the Mille Miglia 2016

Mercedes-Benz announced, through the Daimler Global Media Site that it will be sponsoring the Mille Miglia this year. The event will also highlight the best classic cars of the brand. The Mille Miglia 2016 will be held on May 19 to 22. The event will run from Brescia and Rome. The history of the Mille Miglia event and Mercedes-Benz come a long way. It should be noted that the endurance race produced historic moments in the colorful past of the three-pointed star brand such as when Rudolf Caracciola and Wilhelm Sebastian won the event in 1931 using a Mercedes-Benz SSKL. Later, Stirling Moss and Denis Jenkinson drove the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR in 1955 to… Continue Reading »

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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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