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Classic Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5 16 EVO Receives Modern C63 AMG Engine, Transmission, And More

Back in the 1980s to the early 1990s, the Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5 16 Evolution was the most popular car produced by the German company. Of course, Mercedes decided to end its production because of the changing landscape of the auto industry. Besides, the 190E’s four-pot engine will not be able to handle the 6-cylinders and V-8s of today. However, is it possible to see the same body of the 190E with a more powerful and modern Mercedes engine? That’s what Piper Motorsport hopes to unleash with their “Frankenstein Benz,” aptly called because it marries the body of the 190E (complete with the body kit for the complete look of the… Continue Reading »

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Iconic Off-Roader Mercedes-Benz G-Class Celebrates Its 40th Anniversary

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year and the German automaker paid homage by staying true to the G-Class’ core values since it was introduced back in 1979. According to a statement from Mercedes, the “outstanding off-road capabilities” of the G-Class as presented 40 years ago “remained true to self and its values.” “For decades, the G continuously evolved from a useful off-road vehicle with high ride quality on the road. The constant development work of Mercedes-Benz ensured that the vehicle always remained fresh and up to date,” the statement read. The world premiere of the 460 model series of the G-Class took place in Toulon, France… Continue Reading »

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Feast Your Eyes on This Rare 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet

The Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet claimed its special place in the history of the automotive world by being the last car handmade by its brand. Mercedes also made sure that it was created with the highest possible standards of its time. The 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet was produced by Mercedes to match the convertibles offered by Rolls-Royce and Bentley. The car served as a nice alternative to rich customers who thought that the Mercedes-Benz 600 was overly showy. One example of the 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet is currently offered by Hexagon Classics for £335,000.00. The four-seater convertible has been completely restored to resemble its fresh-from-the-factory form decades ago. The… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz W111 Coupe Heart Transplant Boosts Its Power to 360 Hp

A 1970 Mercedes-Benz W111 Coupe received some restoration works and engine upgrades from Mechatronik. With its power boost, the car now has an output of 360 hp. According to Auto Zeitung, Mechatronik is based in Pleidelsheim, Baden-Württemberg, Germany. The company specializes in vintage cars and is known for its works with classic Mercedes vehicles. One of its projects involved a 70s W111 Coupe, which was restored to almost its original look when it rolled out from the production plant. Mechatronik was down to the detail on this one, but its mechanics have taken out its 3.5-liter V8 engine to replace it with a 5.5-liter V8 sourced from an SLK55 AMG. During… Continue Reading »

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Revisiting the Mercedes-Benz 500 K Special Roadster

The Mercedes-Benz 500 K Special Roadster was on top of the luxury car segment on the market when it came out in the 1930s. The car made its most recent appearance again at the Concours d’Elegance, which reminds us just how spectacular it is up to this day. The Mercedes-Benz 500 K Special Roadster was introduced at the 1934 Berlin Motor Show with a factory designation “W29”. The “500 K” in its name stands for “Type 500 Kompressor (German for supercharger)”. The car spawned eight different body versions and the Special Roadster was the range-topping trim of the series. Only 29 500 K Special Roadsters were ever made, which makes it very… Continue Reading »

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John Lennon’s Mercedes-Benz 300 TD Wagon is Up for Grabs

It turns out that the last car of the legendary musician, John Lennon, was a Mercedes-Benz 300 TD Wagon. Fans of the Beatles member and car enthusiasts will finally get the chance to take the historic car to their garage via an auction next month. According to Fox News, the Mercedes-Benz 300 TD Wagon of Lennon will be put on the block by Worldwide Auctioneers in Auburn, Indiana, on September 1. The auto will be offered without a reserve or pre-sale estimate. The car was bought by Lennon in the late part of 1978 for $30,000. Taking inflation into account, the figure amounts to $90,000 these days. The price shelled… Continue Reading »

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10 Interesting Facts That You May Not Know Yet About Brabus

When it comes to tuning Mercedes-Benz vehicles, the first thing that usually comes into the minds of many car enthusiasts is Brabus. Since 1977, the business founded by Bodo Buschmann and Klaus Brackman has continuously grown in popularity until it established itself as the largest tuning company in the world. Over the years, there have been many interesting stories about the Brabus brand and some of them might have slipped your radar. So here are the things that many of you may not know yet about Brabus based on Alux.com. 1. Brabus G-Class 6×6 (Brabus 700) Only 12 units of the Brabus G-Class 6×6 was made. All of which were… Continue Reading »

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