Mercedes-Benz

Black Plate Beater: 1958 Mercedes 190SL

Described as a “very solid restoration car,” this 1958 Mercedes-Benz 190SL is a sharp California black plate survivor that’s been repainted and needs a proper reconditioning. Still, what we can see here presents as a fairly solid car provided… more»

1984 Mercedes 500 SEC Lorinser Edition With 12k Miles!

As the one-time choice of Formula One drivers the likes of Nelson Piquet, Alain Prost, and Niki Lauda, Lorinser’s improved Mercedes-Benz models earned a reputation for capabilities beyond MB’s already-excellent factory performance. This 1984 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEC Lorinser Edition… more»

Still A Headturner? 1985 Mercedes 300D Pickup

No one will ever claim that Mercedes’ W123 line is anything but useful. Fuel efficient in the case of the diesels; smooth performers with the gas burners; and unbelievably reliable across the entire lineup. One area it may fall… more»

Turbodiesel Coupe: 1984 Mercedes-Benz 300CD

When it comes to large and luxurious coupe models, there’s no denying that Mercedes-Benz manufactured some of the finest on the market. It’s also a bonus if your Benz coupe features one of the company’s reliable diesel engines, such… more»

Beau Projet Voitures: Massive French Auction

There’s a lot of interesting vintage tin coming up for auction in France, where some 250 cars across a wide range of years and makes are up for grabs. The auction is set for this Saturday and will include… more»

One Owner 4-Speed: 1969 Mercedes 280SL

This 1969 Mercedes-Benz 280SL roadster is described as a highly-original car that remained in the care of one owner 50 years. It’s also equipped with the desirable and rare 4-speed manual (though not as valuable as the extremely limited… more»

8,500 Genuine Miles: 1981 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL Convertible

It is hard to believe that someone would buy a car like this 1981 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL, use it for about a year, and then park it. Believe it or not, that has been the fate of this car,… more»

The Benz in the Window: Mercedes Showroom Demolished

For years, I have seen click-bait images of a yellow Mercedes W115 parked high above a city in Spain. The caption was always something mysterious, like Abandoned Mercedes showroom or Haunted factory in Spain but as is the norm,… more»

Parked in 1990: 1969 Mercedes 300SEL 6.3

This 1969 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 sedan is one of the more collectible high-performance sedans to emerge prior to the legendary 6.9L Benz hitting showrooms. This example has been under the care of a longterm second owner prior to being… more»

AMG in the Barn: 1984 Mercedes 500SEC

This 1984 Mercedes-Benz 500SEC is a barn find example that wears a period-correct AMG body kit and other era-appropriate modifications. The big W126 coupe is a looker, especially with ARE five-spoke wheels and navy blue Recaro sport seats. The… more»

18,550 Miles: 1997 Mercedes S600

This 1997 Mercedes-Benz S600 is a one-owner car, recently traded into a dealership with a mere 18,550 miles on the clock. Bidding is fast and furious at the moment, with the big sedan already attracting $25K – and the… more»

AMG Modified: 1991 Mercedes 190E

This 1991 Mercedes-Benz 190E is equipped with the 2.6L inline-six and a host of AMG upgrades, both cosmetic and performance-minded. The car is a gray market example and wears larger AMG monoblock wheels; an upgraded suspension; Sebring exhaust; and… more»

Black Plate Coupe: 1963 Mercedes 300SE

This rare 1963 Mercedes-Benz 300SE coupe is listed as a project that needs minor restoration work, apparently with one owner from the 1970s until just recently. The W112 clearly needs its pneumatic refreshed, but the seller claims it’s quite… more»

Jeff in the Junkyard: Parts Harvesting Score!

I have been negligent in posting any recent junkyard expeditions, but finally had a Saturday morning clear and a yard in sight that had two excellent parts cars for my two most recent project acquisitions. Theres isn’t much else… more»

Cheap Cosworth? 1987 Mercedes 190E 2.3-16

As someone who is restoring a 1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16, I immediately felt a slight twinge when I saw the opening bid on this example of just $3,500. Had I finally found a car that made me question my… more»

Automatic Cossie: 1987 Mercedes 190E 2.3-16

The Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 is a vehicle near and dear to my heart for obvious reasons, but I’ve liked these cars well before I bought one out of a junkyard in Pennsylvania. While mine seemed to justify taking a… more»