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Mercedes-Benz SL: One of the Longest Surviving Car Models in the World

The Mercedes-Benz SL is the three-pointed star marque’s oldest model to date that is being produced until now. Introduced in 1954, the SL is one of the longest surviving car models in the world today. The name “SL” stands for “Sportlich-Leicht” or “Sport Lightweight”. Max Hoffman, a luxury vehicle importer based in New York during the post-war period, was the one who pitched the idea of a toned-down Gran Prix car that aimed to attract performance car enthusiasts. The first to be produced in the range was the 300 SL Gullwing. The 1954 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing came with a 3.0-liter inline-six engine with 212 hp, which was quite impressive for its… Continue Reading »

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Check Out These Highlights From the 2018 Men in Benz Rally

The 2018 Men in Benz (MIB) Rally just concluded a couple of days ago. The event went successfully, and the organizers were able to raise €26,700 for charity. Also dubbed as the 4.MIBRallye, the MIB rally is already in its fourth year. The latest event ran for two days from June 8 to 10. The show started in Steinfurt, Germany at the BERESA Classic. Then, it wrapped up at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Bremen. According to the press release of the show, the proceeds of the 4.MIBRallye is for the benefit of the “Laureus Sports For Good Foundation Germany.” The cash was shelled out by the participants as well as the rally… Continue Reading »

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Rare and Untouched Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster and Gullwing For Sale

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster and Gullwing are definitely two timeless beauties. That’s why these have high demand from car collectors. Recently, both models were advertised for auction at Artcurial Motorcars. The most impressive thing about these rare finds was that they were in good running condition and virtually untouched with their very low mileage. There were no record of the two showing that they underwent any form of restoration. Both classic SL units were owned Gunnar Giermark, a Swedish dental surgeon and car collector. When he died in 2011, he left no heir under his name so the cars are now in the care of the Swedish Inheritance Fund. The… Continue Reading »

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Nico Rosberg Drives Around Monaco In 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing

How nice is the life of a former Formula One champ? So nice that Nico Rosberg is cruising around the scenic and picturesque city of Monaco in his very own 1955 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing. The German-Finish lad is currently piloting Mercedes cars around the world’s most famous circuits. More than being a world-famous race car driver, Rosberg is also a classic car fanatic. One of the classic cars he owns is the 1955 Gullwing, a gorgeous dream of a car that requires a special driver to handle her. Rosberg is special enough, and generous enough to capture his drive around Monaco and share it with us, mere mortals. We’d rather… Continue Reading »

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Four Classic Mercedes Cars Restored by Brabus

Brabus is not only about putting extra horsepower in Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Recently, the famous aftermarket tuner restored four classic Mercedes cars. The units include the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing, Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster, Mercedes-Benz 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet, and the Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Pagoda. The autos were given a six-star restoration process… Just because Brabus won’t settle for just five stars, apparently. Here is a quick look at the recent work done by the classic car division of Brabus: Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing Around 4,500 hours was poured in returning the 300 SL Gullwing to its pristine condition. The classic Mercedes-Benz was given a baby blue paint-finish and a cream interior. Brabus… Continue Reading »

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Pair of 1950s Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Cars Set to Sell for £1.8 Million

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL is one of the most iconic cars of the three-pointed star brand. The auto remains as one of the most in demand classic vehicles in auctions. However, most units sold in the market nowadays are restored versions of the car and have been passed from one owner to another. Recently, two 1950s Mercedes-Benz 300 SL cars have been advertised for auction. One is a 1955 Gullwing and the other is a 1957 Roadster. According to UK’s The Sun the autos remain in their unrestored condition. The two have belonged to the same owner since they have been brought brand new. The source said the SLs were originally owned by a… Continue Reading »

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The 5 Best Cars Mercedes-Benz Ever Made

Every Benz fan knows that Mercedes-Benz vehicles are usually top of their class. While their latest models have fans turning heads, it’s the long history of excellence that has propped this brand into its position as a premium automaker. With countless models released over the years, pinning their top 5 is a challenge. While we may not all agree on which are the best, we can certainly appreciate the engineering that went into these five incredible machines. 1. The Mercedes-Benz W116 From 1973 to 1980, Mercedes pleased fans all over the world with their 450 SE and SEL sedans. These cars had everything you could want in a luxury sedan…. Continue Reading »

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