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Niki Lauda-Driven Mercedes 190E 2.3-16 Heads To Auction

A remarkable chapter in motorsport history is set to unfold as a 1984 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 ‘Nurburgring’ prepares to go under the hammer at RM Sotheby’s St Moritz collection. This exceptional Mercedes 190E, which boasts a fascinating backstory, is poised to captivate enthusiasts and collectors alike, carrying with it a legacy intertwined with Formula One legends. Revisiting History The story has it that in the early 1980s, Mercedes, known for its renowned reputation for quality and durability, ventured into the realm of sports sedans with the 190E series. To demonstrate the 2.3-16’s prowess as a performance car, the automaker hosted a Nurburgring Champions Cup. This event summoned 20 F1 icons… Continue Reading »


1989 Mercedes-Benz 190e Cosworth 2.5 Heads To Auction

As automotive enthusiasts eagerly await the next remarkable find, an iconic 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190e Cosworth 2.5 takes center stage at an exclusive auction. Hailing from an era when Mercedes-Benz was pioneering the compact executive segment, this particular 190e boasts a remarkable transformation courtesy of the renowned British engineering experts at Cosworth. Rally Dreams Dashed, DTM Awaits Originally intended for rallying glory at the World Rally Championship, fate intervened when the groundbreaking Audi Quattro burst onto the scene with its four-wheel-drive prowess. Mercedes-Benz swiftly altered its course, setting its sights on the German Touring Car Championship (DTM). Under DTM regulations, the Cosworth engine was detuned from 320 hp to less than… Continue Reading »


1993 Mercedes G-Wagen Pickup: Only 1 Out Of 9 Delivered In The US

In the world of automotive treasures, there are vehicles that stand out as true rarities. One such gem is the 1993 Mercedes G-Wagen pickup truck (W461). With its limited production and unique military heritage, this remarkable Mercedes-Benz vehicle has become a sought-after collector’s item. Let’s delve into the fascinating details of this exceptional find based on the details provided by Mecum when it auctioned the auto in March for an undisclosed sum: A Glimpse into History Originally introduced in 1979, the Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen, now known as the G-Class, has a rich lineage as a robust off-road vehicle. The W461 variant, which emerged in 1992, was specifically designed for military and… Continue Reading »


1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster Heads To Auction With £1.2M Target

Prepare to be captivated by the allure of the world’s ‘first’ supercar, the iconic 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster. This remarkable vehicle is set to make automotive history once again as it goes under the hammer in Belgium. With its timeless design, impressive performance, and exclusive features, this silver beauty has garnered attention from the elite, including royalty, actors, and socialites. Let’s delve into the fascinating details of this automotive masterpiece. Unveiling the Epitome of Luxury and Power The 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster embodies the perfect synergy of luxury and power. This left-hand drive model adds an extra touch of exclusivity, making it even rarer than its counterparts. With… Continue Reading »


Rare 2007 Mercedes-Benz R63 AMG: A Forgotten High-Performance MPV

When it comes to high-performance vehicles, the Mercedes-AMG lineup has become a household name over the years. The presence of the number “63” in its suffix signifies a car that’s truly special. And in 2007, Mercedes-Benz came out with something that can be considered unique, even for the AMG division: the R63 AMG that’s currently up for grabs in an auction. Key Features of the R63 AMG The R-Class was introduced in 2005 as a multi-purpose vehicle (MPV). However, the auctioneers at The MB Market just couldn’t help but refer to it as a minivan for some reason. What made the R63 AMG special was the fact that it was… Continue Reading »


1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E Owned By Sir Paul McCartney’s Daughter Up For Grabs

A rare 1992 Mercedes-Benz 190E, gifted to fashion designer Stella McCartney by her father, legendary musician Sir Paul McCartney, is up for auction in Worcestershire this week. The K-reg car is expected to sell for between £5,000 and £8,000 due to its unique history and low mileage of just 43,000. Kept in “Very Tidy” Condition The car has only had one owner, Stella McCartney herself, and has been kept in excellent condition. According to an interview with Ben Homer, the auctioneer at Littleton Auctions, the vehicle has been stored in a barn for 14 years, which has helped preserve its almost pristine condition. He described the car as “very tidy”… Continue Reading »


One-Of-A-Kind 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing” Gets Auctioned

A one-of-a-kind 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL “Gullwing” formerly owned by the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Foundation is about to go under the hammer at Mecum Auctions. The rare green vintage car is expected to get up to $2.2 million during the sale. A Brief History of the Car According to records, only 1,400 units of the 300 SL Gullwing were produced from 1954 to 1957. Out of these, only one of them came in Mittelgrun (medium green with paint code DB-229G). The car in the auction happens to be it, and to date, it has been kept in its pristine condition. The Gullwing with Chassis No. 5500263 was specially produced for… Continue Reading »


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