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A Closer Look At The Classic 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster Auctioned At Bonhams

In the world of classic automobiles, few names evoke as much nostalgia and admiration as Mercedes-Benz. Among its timeless creations, the 1960 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster stands out as an exemplar of vintage luxury. With an upcoming appearance at the Bonhams’ Audrain Concours Auction, the beautifully restored version of the classic is set to turn heads and potentially fetch a remarkable price. A Legacy of Excellence Mercedes-Benz, a brand synonymous with automotive excellence, cemented its postwar reputation with the iconic W194 race car. It not only tasted victory on the racetrack but also inspired a road-going model at the insistence of Max Hoffmann, the renowned US Mercedes importer responsible for… 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 »


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 »


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