Factory Lightweight: 1979 Mercedes 450SLC 5.0

This listing for a 1979 Mercedes 450SLC 5.0 almost snuck right past me, as I wasn’t aware of this limited-production factory light weight coupe built to meet homologation requirements in the late 70s. That’s when Mercedes embarked on a… more»

One Family Owned: 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250S

This 1967 Mercedes-Benz 250S has a great story to tell, as it’s been in the same family since new and was purchased in Europe by the seller’s grandparents. The car (and its first owners) rode together on a ship… more»

Rare 5-Speed: 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E

This 1986 Mercedes-Benz 300E will catch your eye first for its impressive condition, but the next thing that will grab you is the rare manual transmission. Not many W124s came to the USA with the row-it-yourself option, but they… more»

Parked In The ’80s: 1959 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

Mercedes-Benz 190 SL two-seaters turn up fairly often here on Barn Finds. And as you would expect, most are true barn finds and look the part. This 1959 version is no different, it has been sitting since the ’80s… more»

High-End Barn Find: 1935 Mercedes-Benz 290 Cabriolet A

This 1935 Mercedes-Benz 290 Cabriolet A is an elegant looking car that has led quite a life. It is original and unmolested, but returning it to its former glory will be a significant undertaking. However, the result of all… more»

Velvet Hammer! 1977 Mercedes Benz 450 SEL 6.9

Wasting away in a Texas garage and last registered in 1991, this big Mercedes-Benz needs more than a little gas thrown down its throat and a new battery to reclaim its ownership of the road. As you might expect… more»

Danish Army Survivor: 1988 Mercedes-Benz 240GD

Ex-military vehicles are intriguing choices for a hobby vehicle, especially since so many of them have been left in storage with surprisingly low mileage. While here in the U.S. we’re accustomed to seeing the Humvee in such roles, the… more»

Field Of Classic Cars And Trucks Up For Sale!

Located in a field in Temecula, California is an assortment of cars, trucks and various equipment that have been accumulated over time. Apparently, the owner of the property would find a vehicle or machine, bring it back, leave it… more»

Euro Market Cosworth: 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16

  As many of you know, I saved a junked Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 Cosworth from the junkyard just about two years ago, now. I promise you, we’ll have some new content soon; I’ve recently cleared a few projects out,… more»

Bank Vault Wagon: 1990 Mercedes-Benz 300TE

Among the short list of vintage cars I’ve considered for daily use is the classic Mercedes-Benz 300TE, like this example shown here. The W124 chassis is already near and dear to my heart, and they’ve aged incredibly well. Because… more»

Ran When Parked: 1979 Mercedes-Benz 450 SLC

If you have access to the various club websites for marques like Mercedes-Benz or Jaguar, you get access to members-only classifieds that often have some hidden gems that the rest of the world can’t see. This 1979 Mercedes-Benz is… more»

1 of 502 Racer! 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190 Evolution

America’s National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) includes the phrase “Stock Car” because it featured, for decades, stock-bodied cars akin to what common citizens could purchase. The phrase “Win on Sunday, sell on Monday” drove healthy competition,… more»

55k Mile Euro Model: 1982 Mercedes-Benz 280CE

European market specification cars are generally more desirable across the board, thanks to more powerful engines, less restrictive emissions equipment, and cosmetic details that allow the original design to shine through before the safety nerds at the NHTSA got… more»

Air Jordan’s S-Class: 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600

Celebrity owned vehicles has been used as a means to move inventory seemingly as long as used car dealers have existed, but some examples justifiably command a higher price than others. This 1996 Mercedes-Benz S600 coupe was owned by… more»

Unrestored Wagon: 1979 Mercedes-Benz 300TD

Does anybody remember that TV commercial from 10 or so years ago where at the beginning the actor says: “Opulence, I has it.” It’s probably more fitting when this car was new in 1979 than today, but that’s the… more»

Sport Luxury: 1990 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC

When a classic car undergoes a color change, sometimes the results can be less than impressive. That is hardly the case with this 1990 Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC because the transformation couldn’t be more dramatic. When you combine the color… more»