Whole Collection For Sale!

Billed as “unusual,” I guess “usual” is a relative term. Buicks, AMCs, Mercedes-Benzes, customs…all of these are legitimate classics in their own right, and most seem to be in decent condition. Special thanks to Britt Boughey for letting us… more»

Recently Revived: 1985 Mercedes-Benz 230TE

Finding an affordable classic station wagon that would be equally at home as a daily driver or undertaking a cross-country adventure can prove a challenge, but that is what is on offer with this 1985 Mercedes-Benz 230TE. These wagons… more»

Warehouse Find Pagoda: 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SL

Imagine having the foresight to grab every car that might potentially be worth a few bills someday and stashing it in your warehouse. That’s the key: a warehouse. It’s not hard to acquire potential project vehicles, but having the… more»

Four on the Floor: 1970 Mercedes-Benz 280SE

This is one of the cooler W108 Mercedes-Benz cars I’ve seen. It’s a desirable short-wheelbase example but that’s not the only thing that sets it apart: it has a four-speed manual gearbox on the floor, and the seller claims… more»

Found in a Warehouse! 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SE

Cracking open an old warehouse and finding vintage cars inside is the stuff most car guy dreams are made of, and this 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SE is just such a discovery. With another Mercedes of a similar vintage parked nearby,… more»

Fangio’s Favorite: 1958 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster

In previous articles here at Barn Finds, I have raised questions designed to spark spirited debate. These have generally revolved around determining the first or best muscle car of all time, but I have so far steered clear of… more»

Forgotten Luxury: 1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL

It’s amazing how little time it takes for a car that was once the most complicated, luxury-loaded model you can buy to become a moldy, forgotten shell of its former self. This 1993 Mercedes-Benz 400SEL was the best of… more»

Rare Barn Find: 1953 Mercedes-Benz 300S Roadster

We often forget given how much of the spotlight is devoted to the Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing and Roadster that there were other high-end models in the company’s lineup that are just as exclusive and sought-after today. That includes rare… more»

Mike Tyson’s Car! 1990 Mercedes-Benz 500SL

Celebrity cars are an interesting subset of the collector car hobby. Some people truly are compelled to pony up the cash in order to own a car or truck once driven by a TV personality or a sports legend…. more»

Desert Find: 1959 Mercedes-Benz 220S

The Mercedes-Benz W180 chassis was the basis for the W180, 220A, and 220S, collectively built from 1954-59. These vehicles were powered by an inline-six engine and available as saloons (sedans), coupes, and convertibles. This ’59 220S has spent the… more»

Steve Jobs’ Merc? 1984 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEC

It is the eternal question that will always spark spirited debate. If a classic car counts a famous person in its ownership history, does that increase its overall value? That is the one facing us with this 1984 Mercedes-Benz… more»

Low-Mile Diesel: 1973 Mercedes-Benz 220D

The Mercedes-Benz W114 and W115 family of sedans remain one of the more affordable entry points to classic Mercedes ownership, and as this listing shows, you can still find a pretty nice car for short money. While they will… more»

Signal Red Stunner: 1964 Mercedes-Benz 220 SEB Coupe

While old Mercedes-Benz models are not hard to find for sale on various auction and enthusiast websites, there are a few qualities that make vintage examples true standouts. Two of the more rarely seen features in the old-school models… more»

13,000 Original Miles: 1987 Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.3-16V

This 1987 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 Cosworth is an impressive specimen, with just 13,000 original miles. These limited production sedans have been catching fire lately, especially as enthusiasts realize the E30 BMW M3 is never coming down in price and… more»

Stalled Project: 1957 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

This 1957 Mercedes-Benz 190SL is an unfinished project, but one that seems to benefit from having the hard work already completed. The 190SL has become a serious collector’s item over the last decade, and good ones bring very real… more»

Dad’s Forgotten Roadster: 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL

Sorting through a deceased loved one’s possessions is hardly a fun chore, even if their property includes a forgotten collector car like this 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560SL. There’s always more paperwork involved than you’d like, and dealing with a car… more»