Category Archives: Mercedes-Benz

IN THE NEWS: Mercedes-Benz Entering Pickup Market

Before the end of the decade, Mercedes-Benz will expand its product range into a promising segment by launching the first pickup from a premium manufacturer. Thanks to their versatility, all-round utility, and payload of around one metric ton, pickups are … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK: The $2,000,000 Amelia Island Challenge

If you’ve watched or participated in any of the /DRIVE eBay challenges on YouTube, you know how this works. In this case, your Petrolhead Godmother just plopped $2,000,000 USD in your lap to spend as you like at this weekend’s auctions during the Amelia … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK: What to Watch Mecum Kissimmee 2015 – Saturday January 17

Lot K2 – 1972 Mercedes-Benz 280 SEL 4.5 moto+match estimate: $15,000 UPDATE: Sold for $17,500 A recent spike in the value of the W108 saloons has brought them out in droves. But not all are quality examples. Some have succumbed … Continue reading

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IN THE NEWS: Lamborghini Sarasota Kicks Off Sarasota Exotic Car Fest

December 11, 2014, Sarasota FL – The Sarasota Exotic Car Fest fired up its 13th year with a reception at Lamborghini Sarasota. The event will be held February 20-22, 2015 with a theme honoring the 30th Anniversary of Miami Vice and its … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK: Coy’s “True Greats” Christmas Sale Highlights Niki Lauda’s First F1 Car and Porsche 904/6 Carrera GTP

With more than seventy cars going under the hammer, including Niki Lauda’s first F1 car and a huge number of cinema posters, Coys end of season ‘True Greats’ Christmas sale at the Royal Horticultural Halls in London on December 2nd … Continue reading

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ON THE BLOCK: Rare Right-Hand-Drive Mercedes-Benz 280 SE Cabriolet Featured at Silverstone NEC Sale

One of the rarest Mercedes’ ever produced, a 1970 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet, will be offered in Silverstone Auctions’ sale at the Lancaster Insurance Classic Motor Show on the 15th of November. This car, estimated at between £200,000 and £250,000, is a … Continue reading

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INSIDE SCOOP: Internally Mounted Turbos Highlight New Mercedes-AMG GT

Affalterbach. The first Mercedes was a racing car and its most recent successor carries this heritage forward. With the new Mercedes-AMG GT, the Mercedes-AMG sports car brand is moving into a new sports car segment. The GT is the second sports … Continue reading

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ON THE LAWN: Mercedes-Benz Showcases Past and Present at Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach, CA – Mercedes-Benz will showcase its long tradition of history and innovation at the 64th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance from August 14-17, 2014 with a display of vintage, modern and futuristic coupes.  As the ultimate expression of luxury, … Continue reading

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PICK OF THE DAY: Pampered Mercedes-Benz 250 SE Coupé

There are few cars that evoke the kind of refined establishment as the Mercedes-Benz W111 Heckflosse Coupé and Cabriolet. With its traditional grille, cathedral headlamps and subtle tail fins, combined with the individuality of its two-door body, it’s a car that even today turns … Continue reading

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IN THE NEWS: Mercedes-Benz Unleashes 621-hp S65 AMG Coupé

July 14, 2014. Affalterbach. The S65 AMG Coupe is the new twelve-cylinder top-of-the- range model in the S-Class Coupe series. Unique drive comfort, benchmark performance and exquisite appointments are all hallmarks of this stuning new two-door. The irresistible contours of … Continue reading

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