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How To Tell Apart Classic, Antique, And Vintage Mercedes Cars

Mercedes-Benz is a brand that has been around for over a century and has produced some of the most iconic cars in automotive history. Car enthusiasts often use the terms classic, antique, and vintage to describe older Mercedes cars, but what do these terms really mean? Many people interchange the words “vintage”, “antique”, and “classic” when describing old cars. So, let’s take a look at what really qualifies them as such to clarify matters. Vintage Mercedes Cars The simplest and most accepted definition of vintage cars is those produced between 1919 and 1930. The specific condition of the vehicle and modifications do not affect its vintage status in any way…. 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 »


Rare 1980s and 1990s Mercedes-Benz Car Stash Uncovered

The Late Brake Show on YouTube recently gave car enthusiasts a treat featuring an impressive Mercedes-Benz stash belonging to a collector who specializes in high-performance vehicles from the 1980s and 1990s. The collection belongs to a guy simply referred to as “Neville” from Surrey. The collection includes a 1995 Mercedes-Benz W124 320TE wagon, which the owner is modifying in honor of Auto Fashion Factory, a Japanese tuner with a specialization in working with 1990s Mercedes-Benz cars. This is still a work in progress as Neville is still gathering all the needed period-specific parts for it. Another remarkable car in the collection is a Mercedes-Benz 190E Cosworth. This one is highlighted… Continue Reading »


A Throwback To The Mercedes-Benz 500 GE V8

The introduction of the Mercedes-Benz 500 GE V8 marked a huge milestone for the three-pointed star marque. It was in this model that the V8 engine was first integrated into the G-Class. Production The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has been in production since 1979. However, it would not be until 1993 that it would debut a V8 model, the 500 GE V8, at the Geneva Motor Show. Unfortunately, the 500 GE V8 only ran from 1993 to 1994. Despite that, its effects on the company are lasting as it would provide the blueprint for future high-performance versions of the G-Wagen. Design The 500 GE V8 shares the same boxy body frame as… Continue Reading »


Classic Mercedes-Benz 320 Shows What Ambulances Were Like In The 1930s

We’ve seen Mercedes-Benz make ambulances out of its Sprinter, Metris, and other van models, and they’re almost like a hospital on wheels. However, there was a time when ambulance services were handled differently, which can be seen in this particular Mercedes-Benz 320 that dates back to the 1930s. The Mercedes 320 here is one of the latest additions of the German brand in its museum. Despite its very luxurious looks even for its time, this once served as an ambulance. This is a good reference point as to how far we’ve gone in healthcare services. Initially, you will easily see what is lacking in this classic Mercedes ambulance. It does… Continue Reading »


Is the Mercedes-Benz W124 the Best Classic Car?

When Mercedes-Benz launched the W124 back in 1984, it represented a watershed moment for a number of reasons. It was the first model to be given the designation E-Class and it also boasted a look that astonished people. The combination of a bold new design, reduced fuel consumption, and a range of innovative features has ensured legendary status for the car in the years since then. Is it the best classic car of all though? What Makes the W124 Special? Devised by Bruno Sacco, the gentle rise of the body, short overhang at the front and high-tail trunk changed ideas about what sedan cars should look like. That design appears… Continue Reading »


Renntech Gives the 1992 Mercedes-Benz S-Class a Restomod

The Mercedes-Benz S-Class has undergone a lot of transformations and name changes over seven generations. However, one thing’s for sure, it remains the flagship car of the three-pointed star marque. Like its predecessors, the 1992 Mercedes-Benz 600 SEL S76R (W140) is an overengineered car packing a lot of advanced tech for its time. While its beauty has remained timeless, most of its tech has aged poorly though, and that is where the new restomod program of Renntech definitely fits in. The project of the Florida-based tuner includes a series of performance and design enhancements for the 1992 S-Class to retain its beauty while making it at par with the modern… Continue Reading »


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