Classic

PeterH on July 26th, 2011

Singer Sheryl Crow will put her personal 1959 Mercedes 190SL Roadster up for auction Aug. 21 in Pebble Beach to raise money for rebuilding efforts in Joplin, Mo.

Photo courtesy of Scott Nidermaier, Gooding & Company.

Source: Jalopnik

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AMELIA ISLAND, FL – Mercedes-Benz, founding sponsor of The Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, celebrates 15 years of supporting one of the nation’s most innovative vintage car shows featuring over 250 rare classics from seldom-seen private collections nationwide.  The Concours takes place on the grounds of the Ritz-Carlton, Amelia Island from March 12-14, 2010.

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