Mercedes-Benz

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»

Signal Red Survivor: 1984 Mercedes 300D

I thought for sure I’d be writing this post as an update on another red W123 we wrote up not that long ago, but despite the rare color, this is indeed a different example (with shockingly similar mileage.) The… more»

BF Success Story: Prairie Schooner Leaves Georgia Collection

As some of you likely know, I am helping to clear out a large collection of salvage and project vehicles from a private owner. You can read more about the collection here in Part I; here in Part II; here in Part… more»

Roadside Sighting: Mercedes 190E 2.3-16V Cosworth

From Francis In Douglaston – I grew up in Jamaica Estates Queens, New York and I remember when my friends neighbor brought this exact car home. The owner let us come over to see the car and took the… more»

Iconic Off Roader: 1993 Mercedes G Pickup

The Mercedes G series has a long legacy of being a capable off-roader, and this 1993 Mercedes-Benz G Class diesel pickup is no exception. While new G wagons are going for $100,000 or more these days, this one can… more»

Junkyard Find Mercedes Cosworth Updates: Into the Shop!

When we last left off, I was probably running out of interesting things to tell you about my junkyard-find 1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 Cosworth. Man, that’s a mouthful. Anyway, the good news is a few months ago, it finally left… more»

Barn Find Benz: 1938 Mercedes Benz 170V

This 1938 Mercedes-Benz 170 is for sale by Gullwing Motor Cars, which has a reputation for selling interesting classics in any condition. Gullwing is located in Astoria, New York, where this Mercedes, and many other amazing cars are for… more»

Euro-Spec Manual: 1982 Mercedes 280SL

A few days ago, a junkyard owner who knew I liked old-school German cars mentioned to me he had a Mercedes come in that was too clean to scrap. In my mind, I had already worked it out to… more»

Tubbs & Crockett Approved: 1984 Mercedes 500SEC

Can you imagine a more perfect place for this Koenig-modified, widebody-converted Mercedes-Benz 500SEC than Miami? I couldn’t believe it when I saw the location on eBay. This example is made even more unique by being a genuine gray market… more»

40 Years Stored: 1961 Mercedes 190SL

Someone may end up with an excellent restoration project depending on where the final bid falls on this 1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL. Owned by the seller’s father for many years, it sat in the garage awaiting a restoration that never… more»

Well-Known Owner? 1977 Mercedes 450SL Roadster

This seriously-low-mileage 1977 Benz roadster looks really nice and comes with a bit of a mystery. It’s up for sale here on eBay near Phoenix, Arizona and is only at $7,100 with two days left.

4.5L Barn Find: 1972 Mercedes 280 SE

This is potentially a very good deal for someone who is looking for an excellent parts car or a very cheap point of entry into restoring a Mercedes W108. This example likely has plenty of issues, but it’s also… more»