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Restored 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Looks Impressive

The 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL is a magnificent piece of art, especially if it is restored to its former glory. Well, this was what happened to this particular model, as shown on a report from Seeing this unit will likely make classic luxury car enthusiasts drool with envy. This unit is actually a part of the extensive collection of Canepa. Aside from being restored, it was enhanced as shown on the series of photos that was released recently. The navy blue finish of the 300 SL was not limited to the exterior body since the dashboard and wheels were also given dashes of this cool-looking color. As a result,… Continue Reading »


All-Women Team Represent Mercedes-Benz in Mille Miglia

An all-women team will be representing Mercedes-Benz Classic in the upcoming Mille Miglia. According to Daimler, race car driver and new brand ambassador of “She’s Mercedes” Susie Wolff will be riding in the cockpit of a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (W198) with the legendary driver Ellen Lohr who is the only woman to ever win a DTM race. The company said that the decision to have the two women represent Mercedes is to highlight the “She’s Mercedes” program. The initiative uses an Internet platform to build a network that will let successful women to share their views, ideas, and contacts. It also allows them access to exclusive event formats present in… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Sportabteilung’ Gullwing To Be Auctioned

RM Sotheby’s will have a special item up for sale next month, a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL ‘Sportabteilung’ Gullwing, as shown on a report. This unique car is among the four units in the world designed for racing. It was able to place second at the Tour de France in 1955 with Sir Stirling Moss in the driver’s seat. The car was named ‘Sportabteilung’ since the competition department of Mercedes-Benz completed this 300 SL. Instead of using the lightweight alloy typically used on a standard car, it comes with a standard steel body to increase its strength against stress normally associated with competitive driving. The chassis number of particular… Continue Reading »


Mille Miglia Accident Wrecks 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

A 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL met an accident during the legendary Mille Miglia of this year, according to a report from The Gullwing lost a good number of its original parts following an accident during the Italian vintage car race. The accident also involved a BMW 1 Series, which left the vintage Mercedes-Benz vehicle in virtually destroyed the Gullwing. The winding road along Viterbo was the site of the accident, which was close to Rome. The cause of the accident has yet to be determined. However, the damage marks found on the two vehicles give indications that at least one of the vehicles encroached on the lane of the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Of Depeche Mode Member On Sale

The Mercedes-Benz 300SL of a former member of the 80s electronic music band, Depeche Mode, has been put up for sale recently. Alan Wilder revealed the historical value of the car when he made it available in the market. He is selling the vehicle two years after a number of memorabilia of the English group were put up for sale by the musician. Wilder revealed through his official blog that the vehicle was purchased in 1991 when it initially became available in the market. He was on the waiting list for the car that was popular since it was considered cutting edge at that time. He reportedly took care of… Continue Reading »


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