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The other one: 1964 Mercedes-Benz O 319 Minibus

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The classic vans have always been the Cinderella of the world of vintage vehicles, yet some of them are fascinating, and in recent years many collectors have noticed. Obviously the lion’s share has always been made by the Volkswagen T1 … Continue reading

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Pre-merger: 1984 Mercedes-Benz 500 SEC AMG

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Everyone knows the acronym AMG, but many think it’s simply the name of the Mercedes-Benz racing department. Which it is, actually, but not many know that it was born as a real independent company and that it was until the … Continue reading

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German perfume: 1949 Mercedes-Benz 170 S “Kombi”

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As we just wrote many times, one of the lesson learned about the classic cars world is that you can’t ever imagine how many model have been built in the past 100 years. This, for instance, is the first specimen … Continue reading

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Abarth equipped: 1956 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

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The last thing we would expect to see installed on a Mercedes 190 SL is an Abarth exhaust: you never stop learning and that’s it. Indeed the seller says that this car is equipped with the italian exhaust since 1971, the … Continue reading

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Cheap and very chic: 1975 Mercedes-Benz 450 SL

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There are cars which do not produce that excitement which push you to want them at any cost but, at the same time, have that mix of style, reliability and price which makes them a very smart choice. Just like … Continue reading

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Unrestored and matching numbers: 1961 Mercedes-Benz 190 SL

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The seller of this 190 SL has spent few words to describe the car but maybe we understand why: there’s no much to talk about this car. And that’s why this 190 SL is nothing more and nothing less of … Continue reading

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Factory Hot-Rod: 1968 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3

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Erich Waxenberger, a Mercedes-Benz engineer of that era, tought that it could be fun to put the same V8, 6.3 liters engine of the “Grosser” limousine in a standard SEL sedan, and surprisingly also the mother company found that it … Continue reading

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European Caddy: 1966 Mercedes-Benz 250 SE Coupé

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  Yes indeed, if there is an european car which could be compared to a Cadillac, this would be the Mercedes-Benz “SE” series. Indeed it has a beautiful line, it’s elegant, confortable and it has a roomy interiors as well … Continue reading

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Reincarnate Samba: 1965 Mercedes-Benz L319

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Ok, this truck has not the loving appeal of the VW Samba, but for sure it is not less head-turner than its german fellow. This truck in particular carries a section of the roof detached from a Samba and then … Continue reading

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