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Mercedes-Benz 600 Owned by Saddam Hussein Surfaces

Ferdinand Marcos, Fidel Castro, Pol Pot, and Saddam Hussein. What do these guys have in common? They all had a Mercedes-Benz 600 to drive. Zac Estrada over at Jalopnik wrote about  the Mercedes-Benz 600 owned by Hussein, perhaps among the most infamous personalities in modern history. This particular 600 is of the 1978 model year, and it has been left in the basement of the Petersen Automotive Museum for years. It’s a good thing that Estrada showed it to us in all its un-restored glory. As the article states, the Saddam-owned vehicle might never see a museum’s floor and there are no plans to restore it. In fact, the car is… 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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