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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 »


One-Of-A-Kind 2006 Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren Heads To Auction

The Mercedes-Benz SLR McLaren is a grand tourer produced by Mercedes-Benz in collaboration with the British racing car manufacturer McLaren from 2003 to 2009. It is considered an important piece of automotive history for several reasons. Recently, a 2006 model of the car was advertised for auction at the Fort Lauderdale Collection South. This is a one-of-a-kind version of the SLR because it benefits from the upgrades of two renowned Mercedes tuners, namely Mansory and RennTech. Key Features The SLR McLaren is the result of a collaboration between two automotive giants, Mercedes-Benz and McLaren. The partnership brought together the design, engineering, and technological expertise of two of the world’s most… Continue Reading »


A Fleet of 120 Vintage and Rare European Sports Cars Head for Auction

Gene Ponder, a Texan tycoon and car collector, is about to put up for auction over 120 vintage European sports cars that he bought over the years. These include Mercedes, Ferraris, Bugattis, MGs, and some replicas of ultra-rare cars. According to Ponder, he passionately built his collection over 15 years because European sports cars happened to be his “true love”. Among them is a 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster, which he regularly brought to car shows. It also includes an all-stock 1967 Ferrari 330 GTC, one of the 14 1935 MG PB Airline Coupes that were ever made, and a replica of a 1936 Bugatti Atlantic built with authentic parts… Continue Reading »


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