BF Auction: 1973 Mercedes-Benz 450sl

UPDATE – The seller would like to clarify that the included spare engine is from a 1972 350SL, which is actually a 4.5 liter V8. This engine was found just in the ’72 model and are quite hard to… more»

Sitting 25 Years: 1970 Oldsmobile 442

Anyone who has followed my writing here over the years, likely knows I don’t have a stash of muscle cars in the garage. I like the foreign jobs and suffer plenty for this allegiance. Still, one aspect of the… more»

Work-In-Progress: 1971 Mercedes-Benz 250C

The 250C variant of the W114 used a six-cylinder engine instead of four-cylinder power as in the W115. This series of automobiles was in production from 1968 to 1976 and would be seen across Europe and also imported to… more»

Best Replica Ever: 1962 Mercedes 300SL Gullwing

For many of us European car nuts, a classic like the Mercedes-Benz 300SL is the stuff of dreams. It’s one of the most iconic cars ever built and certainly one of the most striking. You may not call it… more»

BF Auction: 1960 Mercedes-Benz 190b W121 “Ponton”

There are two ways an owner can choose to tackle restoring a beloved classic. The first is to proceed cautiously to ensure the restoration costs don’t exceed the car’s potential value. The other is to throw caution to the… more»

Luxury Sedan Barn Find: 1973 Mercedes-Benz 250

It’s funny: most enthusiasts would be excited to learn that there’s an old German luxury sedan hiding in a barn. But the reality is, most of the time it’s a tired, old Mercedes-Benz like this one and not the… more»

BF Auction: No Reserve 1993 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.6

Mercedes-Benz enjoys a well-earned reputation for producing vehicles with consistently high build quality, rock-solid engineering, and rugged reliability. These traits make their cars among the most popular in many African nations, where the conditions can be harsh and unforgiving…. more»

Never Seen One: 1955 Mercedes-Benz 170 Pickup

The Mercedes-Benz 170 was one of the company’s more mass-produced models following WWII, and offered in a variety of configurations. We’ve seen most of these over the years, but this is the first time I can recall seeing a… more»

Turbo Diesel 4-Speed: 1980 Mercedes-Benz W123 Station Wagon

Some well-versed Mercedes-Benz readers may be thinking hey, wait a minute, there was never a turbo diesel stick-shift wagon produced, and they’d be correct.  But thanks to the effort of two separate owners, now there’s at least one to… more»

Low Mileage Driver: 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

The Mercedes-Benz R107 chassis lineup is slowly becoming a borderline blue-chip collector’s item. For many years, the sheer volume of available used two-seater Mercedes roadsters made it seem like you never had to rush out to buy the first… more»

Parked 50 Years: 1960 Mercedes-Benz 190b

Mercedes-Benz made several different 190 series cars, with the 190b seeing production beginning in 1959 and running through 1961, a relatively short amount of time but they did manage to move more than 28,000 units.  So while it’s not… more»

Cheap Wheels? 1961 Mercedes-Benz 190

In the 1950s/early 1960s, the 190 was the more “pedestrian” automobile built by Mercedes-Benz and often served as a taxi on its home turf. More than 440,000 copies were assembled, so they were seen all over Europe and here… more»

Movie Star Car: 1933 Mercedes-Benz 770 K Replica

If you’ve never seen the 2001 movie “Rat Race,” you’ve missed one of Hollywood’s most fabulous slices of theatrical escapism. Starring a stellar cast, it broadly follows a similar storyline to the 1960s classic, “It’s a Mad, Mad, Mad,… more»

Euro Market Sedan: 1983 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL

This 1983 Mercedes-Benz 300SEL is a rare example of an early top-of-the-line model that wasn’t yet sold stateside. For years, we received watered-down cars that were saddled with restrictive emissions equipment and other less-desirable features, and because of this,… more»

Pole Barn Pagoda: 1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL

This 1966 Mercedes-Benz 230SL roadster has been in storage for some time, awaiting a restoration that never happened. The seller indicates that the longtime owner has health issues that will prevent him from beginning a restoration of the “Pagoda”… more»

Stored 45 Years: 1961 Mercedes-Benz 190SL

The Mercedes-Benz 190SL lived many years in the shadow of the 300SL, and then it began to tick up in value when collectors realized they were priced out of the gullwing game. The 190SL shown here is the sort… more»