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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 »


Facelifted Mercedes-Benz SL Spy Photos Emerge

New spy shots of a Mercedes-Benz prototype recently surfaced. The photos show the facelifted Mercedes-Benz SL as it is being tested on the road. Compared to the previous photos of the updated SL, this new set displays the unit with a lesser level of camouflage. The roof, as well as the rear of the car are visible now, showing us its sexier frame. The Design Almost everything in front of the prototype is still hidden from view. These are hints that major revisions in the hood, headlights, and front bumper are in the works. The face and lighting system of the convertible is expected to follow the one found on the latest Mercedes-Benz S-Class coupe…. Continue Reading »


Look at the MR Car Design Mercedes SLS AMG GT and SL 65 AMG

The Mercedes SLS AMG GT is one of the icons in the naturally-aspirated V8 era. On the other hand, the Mercedes SL 65 AMG houses a V12 devil within its deceivingly stylish exterior. As I was browsing random stuff in social networks, I came across the Facebook page of the German tuner MR Car Design. From there, two of its new posts caught my attention. These featured two beautifully made shots of the Mercedes SLS AMG GT and Mercedes SL 65 AMG. The details about the two are very scarce. It also appears that no information about the products are available in MR Car Design’s official website yet. But these two looked customized at some point. Based… Continue Reading »


China Exclusive: the Carlsson C25 Super GT Limited Edition

Renowned Mercedes-Benz tuner Carlsson has created yet another masterpiece—the SL-based C25 Super GT Limited Edition—but don’t get yourself excited just yet because this new baby is set to go on sale only in China. The car is powered by Carlsson’s V8 engine that should give it around 450 horsepower. As some might note, this doesn’t really compare very well to the 753-horsepower engine in the SL600. Of course, there are new elements in this model to aid in getting more performance out of the car, such as the ultralight carbon fiber body that shaves of some 397 pounds compared to the base model. In addition, there are redesigns all around… Continue Reading »


Spy Shots of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class

The all new 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL Class is underway and as of now they are testing it on the oval racetrack. This prototype 2013 SL-Class was recently spied lapping the Nurburgring and hanging out with the current-generation SL. Although the vehicles appearance is a lot different. They look like a camouflage  vehicle or Batman’s bat mobile. This new Mercedes Benz has a different look compared to the older models. The new SL is expected to draw styling cues from the the model line’s range-topping SLS AMG, including the nearly 90-degree grille and vertically-opposed headlights. Comparisons with the current SL – built on a platform now some nine years old –… Continue Reading »


Renntech’s SL65 AMG Black Series to boast 805 HP

Accomplished Mercedes Benz tuner Renntech has played around with the already overpowered SL65 AMG Black Series, and has come up with a hardtop coupe that shoots out 865 horsepower and 1,000 pound-feet at the crank. The Renntech SL65 Black Series dyno run had 5 more HP than the Brabus Vanish, which was clocked in at 800 HP. That’s also 135 more ponies and 263 more lb-ft than the stock SL 65 Black Series. This car means business even next to SLRs Roadsters. The SL65 Black Series has the kind of threshold of power-to-weight-to-possible grip. Everybody would surely like to experience this kind of power. It is simply a monster HP/torque… Continue Reading »


BRABUS takes Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG Black Series to the next level

Owning a Mercedes-Benz is one thing. Taking it to the next level is another. But how are you going to deal with a Benz that’s already sickeningly fast? We’re talking about the Mercedes SL65 AMG Black Series. This baby can hit 62 miles per hour in just 3.8 seconds, while having the capability to accelerate up to a 198.8 miles per hour top speed. So what do you do to get such an already impressive machine to become even more impressive. You go to BRABUS, of course. Next to AMG, BRABUS has the means and ends to turn your already out-of-the-ordinary Mercedes-Benz into something that’s even more sinister and death-defyingly… Continue Reading »


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