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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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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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2018 Mercedes-AMG SL63 Cabriolet Overwhelms the Competition

Don’t let its sexy and elegant looks fool you. The Mercedes-AMG SL63 Cabriolet is packing a lot of power. In last month’s Petrolhead Spring Events, it displayed its capabilities against its fellow Mercedes vehicles and a supercar. The first challenger to the SL63 was a Mercedes GLE SUV. As expected, the lighter and more agile SL showed its dominance against the bigger vehicle from the get-go. Next was a Mercedes-AMG S63 Coupe. Again, the SL63 left its Mercedes sibling because of its quick acceleration. However, the high-performance S-Class appeared to catch up at the end of the line. Last in the video was a Liberty Walk Nissan GTR R35. This… 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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1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL with Only 20K Mileage For Sale

Are you looking to score big on a classic 1989 Mercedes-Benz 560SL (R107)?  One unit of the car just happens to be on sale, and the best thing about it is that it only has 20K mileage. In the ad of auction site Bring A Trailer, the car has no reserve price. That means it will be sold to the highest bidder regardless of the figures it fetched on the auction. As of this moment, it already accumulated $28,000. It is due to be awarded to the highest bidder in six days. The car has an exterior with smoke silver finish. Then the surfaces of its cabin are wrapped in Brazil… Continue Reading »

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Keep Calm and Drive Vintage Cars

  Nostalgia. Ah, that feeling we get when we watch a very old episode of some cartoon that defined our childhood. It is also that familiar feeling that captures us the moment we re-enter a place where our fondest memories are planted. Whatever defines your own personal feeling of nostalgia, you can always bet on possessing a certain feeling of satisfaction that makes you long for a time in the distant past. At any rate, anyone can wax nostalgic, and that’s because as humans, we often find ourselves  at the behest of our emotions. With that said, most vehicle owners often get the same feeling whenever they see vintage cars,… 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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