A Mercedes workhorse from Portugal

A Mercedes workhorse from Portugal

Long before Mercedes-Benz produced their own stationwagon, the Portuguese were doing it for them.

It took Mercedes-Benz a while to discover that there was a demand for stationwagons.

During the 1960’s, stationwagons got really popular in Europe and brands like Opel, Ford, Peugeot, Fiat and even Borgward produced combi-versions of their best selling sedans already

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Update – Thieves hit Dutch auctioneer: 4 Porsches stolen

Update – Thieves hit Dutch auctioneer: 4 Porsches stolen

During the Easter weekend, four Porsches and two other classics were stolen from an auction house in the Netherlands. The burglary was discovered only a few days later.

This reports the Dutch newspaper Telegraaf.

According to the newspaper, three Porsches (presumably 911’s), a 1971 Mercedes 280 SL, a 1964 Porsche 356 and a 1973

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Amazing value increase in Germany: BMW 320 +60 percent

Amazing value increase in Germany: BMW 320 +60 percent

Although the classic car market in Germany is calming down and prices are stabilising, there are still some cars that increase their value spectacularly. Like the BMW 320.

A week ago we reported about the classic car market in Germany. According to the VDA Oldtimer Index, the German market is calming down and

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Hitler’s Mercedes to be sold in Scottsdale

Hitler’s Mercedes to be sold in Scottsdale

Next month, the annual classic car events in sunny Scottsdale have a very special guest. One that might send a shiver down the spine of visitors. It is the 1939 ‘Grosser Mercedes’ that transported Adolf Hitler and Benito Mussolini during a parade in Berlin in 1940.

It is well known that Adolf Hitler, the so-called

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Single owner Big Benz is a bargain

Single owner Big Benz is a bargain

From the moment it was bought new in 1982, this Mercedes-Benz has had just one owner. Just 1! Now, the car is for sale.

For 36 years, the Spanish owner has never been bored by his Big Benz. Of course, this person was right, because the Mercedes S-class of the 1980’s, the W126, was known

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A rare Mercedes-Benz stationwagon

A rare Mercedes-Benz stationwagon

We found this classic Mercedes-Benz stationwagon in Indonesia. Clearly, this 180 Diesel from 1959 has seen better days. But on the other hand, it’s still with us. And that is a good thing, as this is a rare stationwagon-version of the famous 1950’s pontoonmodel of Mercedes. Stationwagons, or kombi’s as they were often called in

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Special Mercedes-Benz auction in Paris

Special Mercedes-Benz auction in Paris

A very special auction will take place on 15 October in Paris with the sale by auction house Artcurial Motorcars of around 60 classic Mercedes-Benz cars. The special thing is that 20 of these cars come from the private collection of Mercedes-Benz France. The company states that the auction will give collectors around the world

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