Classic

•    Stylistically confident, open-top touring cars – the 107 model series

•    Successful third-generation SL model was produced for more than 18 years, achieving sales of 237,287 Roadsters

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PeterH on August 22nd, 2012

Cars for motoring pleasure at the wheel

· Elegance and technical innovation
Stuttgart – A coupé conveys clear-cut messages. Its owner buys one because of its styling and beauty, appreciates its flowing silhouette – and, in a way, dresses in it for each journey as if putting on particularly elegant attire.
The fact that a powerful engine is usually also available is regarded with favour – coupé owners after all wish to travel at brisk speeds and dynamically without sitting in a sports car.

Continue reading about The CL-Class from Mercedes-Benz

  • Four Mercedes-Benz motorsport racing cars to drive in legendary Hillclimb at Goodwood House
  • Official slogan for the event this year: “Young Guns – Born to Win”
  • Mercedes-Benz Classic is celebrating “60 years SL” as well as “75 years W 125”

Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz Classic is going to send four racing cars from the company’s own collection to take part in the 1.86 kilometre Hillclimb at the Goodwood Festival of Speed. The event is scheduled from 28 June – 1 July 2012 with the slogan “Young Guns – Born to Win”.

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PeterH on April 21st, 2012

May 1955: Start of production of the Mercedes-Benz 190SL

25,881 units of the elegant roadster produced

Stuttgart. In time for the summer of 1955, production of the four-cylinder-engined 190SL sports car was begun at the Sindelfingen plant.

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PeterH on April 21st, 2012

Stuttgart – Two new – and very different – Mercedes models were displayed at the Berlin Motor Show in March 1934. One was the 130, Mercedes-Benz’s first production car with a rear-mounted four-cylinder engine which developed 26 hp from a displacement of 1.3 liters.

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Continue reading about Elegance on four wheels: Mercedes-Benz 500 K (W 29)

  • Zenith of Mercedes-Benz’s coupé and cabriolet tradition in the 1960s
  • A combination of the cutting-edge technology of the 300 SE with exclusive bodywork variants
  • The 300 SE was produced as a coupé and as a cabriolet almost three years longer than the tailfin saloon

Stuttgart – The premiere that was celebrated for two luxurious premium-class cars from 15 to 25 March 1962 at the 32nd Geneva Motor Show was a brilliant one: Mercedes-Benz presented the 300 SE Coupé and the 300 SE Cabriolet of the W 112 series.

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