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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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1991 Mercedes 500e: The Best Car with the Three-Pointed Star in the 90s

In the early 1990s, Mercedes-Benz was on a roll. The company had just introduced the groundbreaking W124 E-Class, which set new standards for quality, safety, and reliability. And in 1991, they followed it up with the even more impressive 500e model. The 1991 Mercedes 500e is considered the best Mercedes car of the 90s for a number of reasons. First, it was incredibly powerful and efficient, thanks to its 5.0L V8 engine with 32 valves, dual-overhead camshaft. The 500e was a joint project between Mercedes and Porsche, who collaborated to create a true performance sedan capable of producing 320 hp at 5,700 rpm and 354 lb-ft of torque at 3,900… Continue Reading »

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Icon Meets Icon: Presenting the Mercedes 300 SL Used by Andy Warhol in “Cars” Series

It’s been 35 years since the legendary Andy Warhol, the leading figure in the visual art movement, passed on. However, his legacy lives on through his pop art, and through the original model of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing that he used as a model for his timeless “Cars” series. The “Cars” series was commissioned by then Daimler-Benz AG in 1986 to mark the centenary of the invention of the modern automobile by Karl Benz. It aims to showcase 80 pictures documenting the colorful history of the automobile from the Daimler Motorized Carriage and the Benz Patent-Motorwagen (Patent-Motorcar) in 1886 up to the cars available in 1986. Unfortunately, Warhol only… Continue Reading »

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1991 Mercedes-Benz G-Class Gets an Amazing Midnight Blue Wolf Restomod

The Mercedes-Benz G-Class boasts a long, storied existence under the three-pointed star marque. It has withstood the test of time and has since been a favorite for tuners. Whether it’s the new or old versions of the auto, the G-Class just never fails to impress. Recently, one tuner just gave us motorheads a treat with its new restomod featuring this iconic SUV. From Expedition Motor Company comes a refreshing take on the 1991 Mercedes-Benz 250GD called the “Midnight Blue Wolf”. The G-Wagen restomod involves a painstaking 1,000-hour work to bring it back to its pristine look. It features a midnight blue paint finish, as its name implies, mashed to a… Continue Reading »

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Top 3 Of The Most Timeless Mercedes Sports Cars

Mercedes-Benz has secured its name as one of the most illustrious and best-selling brands in the world. Remember, their slogan is “the best or nothing”. Mercedes has always been a company known for its top-notch car automation and high-class comfortability, all within an affordable price in the deluxe department. The company has released a large number of awe-inspiring, unique, modern, and old-timey models. So with hundreds of models of on-road and super sports cars built over its time up to the present, it is nearly impossible to summarize them in such a small list but we’ve made sure to pick the top 3 most excellent ones: 1.   Mercedes-Benz 190E Cosworth… Continue Reading »

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1928 Mercedes-Benz Sports Tourer: The Car that Porsche Built

One sample of the 1928 Mercedes-Benz Sports Tourer went under the hammer at the Quail Lodge Auction of Bonhams just a few days ago where it fetched a hefty sum of $5,395,000. Aside from being a pre-World War II car in good running condition, the product also carries with it a colorful history that’s tied to another big name in the automotive industry. The Mercedes Sports Tourer was one of the vehicles that Ferdinand Porsche designed back when he was the chief engineer of the three-pointed star marque and before he founded the company that carried his name in 1931. The development of the vintage car started just after the… Continue Reading »

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1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Autobahn Kurier Wins Best of Show at Pebble Beach

Classic, antique, and vintage Mercedes-Benz cars are no stranger at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. One of the veterans in the event is the 1938 Mercedes-Benz 540K Autobahn Kurier, and a quick Google search will tell you just that. Recently, the car has won the Best of Show in the 70th year of the affair. Prior to the event, the 540K Autobahn Kurier already won the Best in Show title at the 2019 Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance. That is in addition to the numerous distinctions it received since it was introduced at the event in 2006. It should be noted that its initial participation in the show immediately got it… Continue Reading »

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