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Mercedes-Benz SL 280 Pagoda Put Up For Sale

The last few decades have seen an increase in the value of vintage Mercedes-Benz SL models, with the Mercedes-Benz SL 280 Pagoda becoming the apple of the eye of numerous vintage luxury vehicle collectors. A perfect 1971 model of the Pagoda or Pagode from Brabus Classic was recently offered in the market at a price tag of around 259,000 Euros or $322,000, according to a report from Brabus Classic carefully restored the 1972 SL Pagoda to its original condition. In fact, a guarantee for the vehicle was included. Since it was restored, the left-hand-drive vintage luxury roadster shows 0 on its odometer. This indicates the 170HP straight-six engine of… Continue Reading »


Suhorovsky Design Tunes Mercedes-Benz SL

The Mercedes-Benz SL has received numerous aftermarket body kits from a host of car-tuning companies in the past. These aftermarket body kits ranged from simple to extravagant modifications that enhanced the appearance and performance of the luxury vehicle. One of the latest premium tuning companies to provide an aftermarket body kit for the Mercedes-Benz SL is Suhorovsky Design, according to a report from The Polish tuning company enhanced the design of the SL while boosting its aura. The aftermarket body kit was dubbed as the SR66.2 by Suhorovsky Design. It is evocative of the SL65 AMG Black Series as it added a vented bonnet and new front fascia featuring… Continue Reading »


Avalange GT-R Body Kit For Mercedes-Benz SL Unveiled

Images of the Avalange GT-R aftermarket tuning package were unveiled by JMS and Piecha for the Mercedes-Benz SL recently, according to a report from A preview of the Avalange package was unveiled near the start of the year for the SL. Although the preview appeared better compared to the current images, the kit is considered as the most comprehensive enhanced for the SL. Among the notable enhancement for the Mercedes-Benz SL was the front bumper featuring a distinctive spoiler lip and air intakes as well as a built-in daytime LED running lights. The front bumper can cost around 3,570 Euros. The ride height of the SL was also reduced… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Pads Lead Over BMW in US Luxury Segment

With record sales in the month of April, Mercedes-Benz USA was able to pad its lead over rival German luxury automaker BMW. The latter was able to get a higher increase in terms of volume, with a 10 percent increase corresponding to 23,225 units sold for the month. Mercedes-Benz, on the other hand, sold 23,635 units, a 5.8 percent increase. Year over year figures through April indicated an 11-percent increase for 2013, as the Mercedes-Benz has managed to sell 92,822 units so far, according to parent company Daimler. BMW, meanwhile, has sold 88,127 units through the fourth month of the year. Daimler’s gains are thanks in part to the resurgence… Continue Reading »


Vilner Gives The Mercedes-Benz SL A Makeover

The Mercedes-Benz SL received a makeover by Vilner recently, giving its interior a design inspired by a large aquatic tetrapod, a crocodile. Following its notable restoration work on an Alfa Romeo RZ, the luxury tuning professionals from Vilner of Bulgaria have looked into enhancing the interior of the Mercedes-Benz SL. Five elegant looking materials will be infused inside the cabin of the German luxury vehicle. The seats will be covered up with Nappa leather, brown Alcantara and crocodile leather with some rather distinguishable stitches. The design also features a number of brown wooden highlights even as the plastic components and the seatbelts were subjected to a grey-colored motif. The ceiling… Continue Reading »


Introducing the Air Drive Cars — Eerie or Awesome?

The recurring theme of classic futuristic Sci-Fi films are rocket-propelled or anti-gravity vehicles. Do you remember the timeless classics like Back to the Future and Star Wars where the common modes of transport are cars that defy gravity? Thanks to the French photographer named Renaud Marion, we will get to envision these kinds of cars again. In his recent work called “Air Drive”, he chose six cars from different generations and provided them minor facelifts using some camera tricks. Yeah, speaking of “lift”, the cars were literally up in the air in his pictures. He artistically removed the wheels to make them appear that way. Among his specimens were the… Continue Reading »


New SL Gets Miniature Treatment

Hot on the heels of the launch of the new Mercedes-Benz SL comes the release of the vehicle in miniature form, ready to be part of the much-coveted Mercedes-Benz Collection. Collectors and fans of the series can get detailed models in a variety of scales: 1:87, 1:43, and 1:18. If you’re after detail, it doesn’t get any better than these miniatures, which are made by Herpa (1:87 models) and Norev (1:43, 1:18 models). Each hand-assembled miniature has been reproduced using the same CAD data used for the life-size vehicles, so you can rest assured that the paintwork, proportions, details, curves, and even the interior will be very close to the… Continue Reading »


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