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Von Krieger’s 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K for Sale at Gooding & Company’s Pebble Beach Auctions

1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster once owned by Baroness Gisela Josephine von Kriege

Seventy-six years after leaving the factory, one of the world’s most extraordinary Mercedes-Benz motor cars will be presented for public sale for the first time at Gooding & Company’s prestigious Pebble Beach Auctions on August 18 and 19. The 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster once owned by Baroness Gisela Josephine von Krieger  is expected to fetch […]

Mercedes-Benz Launches New 2013 SLS AMG GT – Coupe and Roadster

Mercedes SLS AMG GT

No more Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. New replacement arrives in a form of 2013 Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG GT. Coupe and Roadster variants are expected to be available in the middle of November 2012 replacing SLS AMG. Pricing for the U.S. market has not been announced. But when the car goes on sale in Germany in October, […]

Mercedes Golden Fleet Shed Light on Cannes Film Festival 2012

Mercedes-Golden-Fleet-on-Cannes-Film-Festival-2012

At this year’s Cannes Film Festival, Mercedes Benz parades their gold wrapped cars. The German carmaker argues that on this way it marks the 65th anniversary of the Palme d’Or (Golden Palm). In that name, Mercedes-Benz uses golden fleet of  limos and AMG cars for shuttling guests, most of whom are likely to be celebrities. […]

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG 45th Anniversary Edition

Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG 45th Anniversary

To celebrate AMG’s birthday, which takes place in June 2012, Mercedes-Benz is building a limited edition SL 65 AMG 45th Anniversary model. Based on the recently released 630 hp SL 65 AMG, the new SL 65 AMG Anniversary Edition will be limited to only 45 units and will go on sale in September 2012. Each individually numbered […]

$3.76 Million 1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Roadster Confiscated by German Police

1935 Mercedes-Benz 500 K Roadster by Sindelfingen

One of Mercedes-Benz’s vintage models, a 1935 Mercedes 500 K Roadster by Sindelfingen became a center of controversy when it’s buyer, car aficionado Frans van Haren had a nightmarish experience after German authorities confiscated his car as it now being claimed a heirloom property by the previous owner’s family.  Being the proud owner of one […]

2013 Mercedes SL65 AMG V12 Roadster Launch in Coming Weeks

2013 Mercedes SL65 AMG V12 Roadster

Arriving in US dealerships in November, the new Mercedes-Benz SL65 AMG V12 Roadster is making its world debut at the 2012 New York Auto Show. The newest variant of the SL arrives shortly after German automaker’s pulled the wraps off the SL63 AMG that boasts a maximum of 556 hp from its 5.5-litre V8. Powered by a […]

Strong Results in the Auction Room and on the Show Fiels at AMELIA ISLAND

RM Auctions Amelia Island 2012

RM Auctions, the official auction house of the Amelia Island Concours d’Elegance, continued its strong track record in Northern Florida, generating more than $23 million in sales before a packed house at its well-established sale at the Ritz-Carlton. An amazing six automobiles achieved million-dollar-plus sales results, where spirited bidding lead to numerous auction records. Top […]