Mercedes-Benz

1935 Mercedes-Benz Roadster Replica

Owning a pre-war Mercedes-Benz Roadster can be a wonderful experience…right up to the moment that it suffers a mechanical issue. It’s at that moment when an owner will start looking at a second mortgage on the family home. Or… more»

Cheap Droptops: Mercedes Collection for Sale

The widow of the original owner of a collection of Mercedes-Benz convertibles has seemingly set some very reasonable prices on three W124 cabriolets and one R129 drop top. This is an interesting collection to have, as these cars didn’t… more»

Baby Blue Survivor: 1981 Mercedes-Benz 240D

Another day, another clean W123! This 1981 Mercedes-Benz 300D is more typical of the diesel-powered Benzes we see, and the one that has survived with cockroach-like abilities in third world countries and the United States alike. Here, they’re cherished… more»

Rare Koenig Special: 1981 Mercedes-Benz SL

The year 1981 approximately marks the low-point of 1980s American automotive performance, a slumber that lasted from the mid-’70s to the mid-’80s while manufacturers came to grips with demands for lowered vehicle emissions and increased fuel economy. Onto that… more»

Gullwing Holy Grail: 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL

The historic and significant Mercedes-Benz 300SL Coupe (Gullwing) was built between 1954-57, although a roadster was also made between 1957-63. Originally not considered to be a production car, it was built in Germany but targeted at the U.S. market…. more»

Classified Find: 1981 Mercedes-Benz 500SEL AMG

Of all of the European tuning houses, there is probably none more famous than AMG. The company has been weaving its magic on Mercedes-Benz products since the 1960s, and some of their offerings have become the most desirable in… more»

Patina Pagoda: 1964 Mercedes-Benz 230SL

The Mercedes-Benz W113 “Pagoda” is a desirable entry into classic Mercedes top-down ownership and still represents a mild bargain compared to other drop-tops from the brand with the three-pointed star. The 300SL is obviously in another universe at this… more»

Classified Find: 1994 Mercedes-Benz 500 SL Roadster

I know that it’s winter, and I know that it probably isn’t the best time of year to consider buying a classic convertible. However, is there anything wrong with being prepared? Winter will eventually end, and once the warm… more»

Rare Replica: Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing Body

Obviously, there are certain vehicles that will forever be out of reach for the average car collector. Exclusivity when new almost guarantees a car will become unobtainable later on, which then forces enthusiasts to come up with a Plan… more»

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»