Classic

PeterH on September 20th, 2015

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A highly sought-after young classic: the Mercedes-Benz 500 E

Anyone in the know will already be slavering at this model designation: launched in 1990, 25 years ago, the Mercedes-Benz 500 E with V8 engine and subtly muscular body is the top-of-the-range model in the 124 model series – and has long been one of the brand’s most desirable ‘young classic’ models.      (more…)

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PeterH on September 7th, 2015

Mille Miglia, Brescia in Italien, 1. Mai 1955. Sieger in der Serien-Sportwagenklasse: John Cooper Fitch und Kurt Gesell (Startnummer 417) auf Mercedes-Benz Tourensportwagen Typ 300 SL (W 198).

At the Classic Days Schloss Dyck 2015, Mercedes-Benz Classic is reawakening fond memories of the outstanding victory in the 1955 Mille Miglia: from 31 July to 2 August 2015, a vehicle display in the paddock and special Mercedes-Benz demonstration runs will commemorate the success stories associated with this legendary 1000-mile race.

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PeterH on April 14th, 2015

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A dream come true: 60 years of the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

Open for joie de vivre, elegance, and departure to new destinations: the eagerly awaited Mercedes-Benz 190 SL (W 121) was launched in 1955.

The two-seater Cabriolet technologically based on the upper mid-size category brought joy and colour to everyday life during the years of the economic miracle.

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PeterH on February 5th, 2015

Mercedes-Benz S-Klasse-Limousinen, (von links) Baureihen W 112, W 109, W 116, W 126, Einfahrbahn in Untertürkheim

· Unbroken tradition from 1951 through today
· Outstanding car in every detail – comfort, safety, engineering, design
· World’s best-selling premium-class car

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  • Public premiere for this trendsetting one-of-a-kind model dating from 1938
  • In addition: Mercedes Grand Prix racing car of 1914 recalls historic one-two-three victory of 100 years ago

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Continue reading about Unique one-off model takes center stage at Pebble Beach: the 540 K Streamliner from Mercedes-Benz Classic

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  • Most powerful and fastest diesel car of its day
  • Innovative starting technology: a turn of the ignition key was all it took
  • “Stroke/8” model series set the standards in the premium middle-class category

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