Two Worn Triumphs And A Rusty Benz!

Have you ever read an ad and just felt like whomever wrote it is a pretty interesting guy?  When I read this ad, I immediately felt that Kenny, the owner of these three lost souls, was… more»

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Mystery Pagoda — Less Than 15,000 Miles?

Imagine uncovering a 1971 Mercedes 280 SL in a garage to find it only has 14,600 miles! Great surprise, right? What I don’t understand is why the seller is excited enough to ask a super high… more»

Snowbird Special: 1987 Mercedes-Benz 420SEL

A big Mercedes sedan always has a sense of occasion, as they say, making every trip seem like a journey to a glamorous destination. In the case of this 1987 420SEL, an example of the W126-generation… more»

Barn Treasure: 1951 Mercedes 220s

After 40 years tucked away this 1951 Mercedes 220S has been brought back out into the sun light and is looking for a new home. The seller has described this as a “Barn Treasure” and it… more»

No Reserve Castaways: Cheap Projects on eBay

One of my favorite sellers on eBay tends to get a lot of donated, abandoned and tax write-off vehicles in their yard, and while most of the cars are completely forgettable, there’s always a few that… more»

Budget Benz: 1985 Mercedes Benz 380SE

The $4,700 price tag on this big Benz may seem steep at first, but when you realize how much car you are getting for the money, it may just seem like a bargain. Not only is… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1963 Mercedes 230SL Pagoda

Seller Description: This Mercedes has been in my barn for 12 years and it’s been in the family for approximately 20 years. Fuel-injected engine and transmission in good shape without many miles. Lots of good parts in… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1953 Mercedes 220 Project

Seller Description: Solid body and fenders. The doors are there. All of the doors need metal work though… rusted around the bottoms, etc. The front end is all there and solid. The grill shell is inside… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1991 Mercedes 350SD

This Mercedes isn’t exactly a barn find in the normal sense, but it is currently parked in reader Al M’s barn and he wants it gone. It’s a 1991 350SD that runs and drives well, but… more»

Government Excess: 2011 Freightliner Unimog

Curiously, the Mercedes-derived Unimog seems to pop up every now and again as a piece of government surplus. I say curiously because for years, it seemed as if these diesel-powered brutes were mildly exotic, only appearing… more»

1986 Revisited – Part 3: Deals on Wheels

Here is yet another installment from my recently rediscovered 1986 “Deals on Wheels” magazine: this is the Haulin’ Edition. Let’s start with this sweet 1951 Chevrolet Sedan Delivery – what a car! Let’s see a show of hands of… more»

Dry Stored 22 Years: 1952 Mercedes 170 VA

The term “dry stored” usually brings ideas of solid, low rust projects. Unfortunately this Mercedes was found in a barn before being stored those 22 years in dry storage. There is rust, and other concerns, but… more»

EXCLUSIVE: 1964 Mercedes-Benz 220SEb

Knowing exactly what to do with a find can be a bit a challenge sometimes, at least when it’s something like Tom’s Mercedes. You see, it runs and drives, but it has rust and other issues… more»