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HARTMANN MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER – Luxury Rolling Airplane

HARTMANN SP5 - MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER

Finding inspiration in Barack Obama’s Air Force One, HARTMANN has created the MERCEDES-BENZ SPRINTER van. Hartmann SP5 Conference literally looks like luxury airplane, but not flying. It boasts two single seats and two swivel chairs, heated and covered in Nappa leather and Alcantara. The van features a kitchen with a Nespresso coffee bar. It has a space for wardrobe […]

Evening Auction at Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance

Boca Raton Concours d'Elegance

On the evening of February 25, 2012, the place to be is the Boca Raton Concours d’Elegance for their evening gala and auction, where the Lee Iacocca Award will be presented to Bob and Paul Milhous for their extraordinary dedication to the preservation of classic cars. In addition, Automotive Lifetime Achievement awards will be presented […]

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing Sells for $4.62 Million

1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Alloy Gullwing

Santa Monica-based Gooding & Company sold a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300SL with a lightweight aluminum body for $4.62 million and a 1959 Ferrari 250 California Spyder for $3.9 million, at the auctions in Scottsdale, Arizona, this weekend. Standard 300SL Gullwing prices can exceed a million dollars, but this particular example was expected to sell for anywhere between $2,500,000 and […]

1953 Austin-Healey 100 Special Test Car Sold for $1.3 Million

1953 Austin-Healey '100' Special Test Car

An unrestored works racing team 1953 Austin-Healey ‘100’ Special Test Car, which was campaigned in period by racing drivers Lance Macklin, Gordon Wilkins and Marcel Becquart, sold for a world record £843,000 ($1.3 Million) at Bonhams’ December Sale. The car, which was offered in barn find condition for the first time in 42 years, was bought by […]

S-Class Luxury in a Roadster Body – 2013 Mercedes-Benz SL

2013 Mercedes-Benz SL

Like its predecessors over the last five decades, the new Mercedes-Benz SL continues to offer S-Class luxury and innovations in a sprty roadster body. As the all-new SL-Class prepares to take the stage at the 2012 Detroit auto show, there’s no doubt the German car manufacturer faithful will have higher expectations than ever for the latest-generation […]

Gone in 60 Seconds – The World’s Most Expensive Car Crash

The World's Most Expensive Car Crash

A bad estimates from a Ferrari driver in Japan led to a chain reaction that ultimately wrecked or destroyed 14 vehicles including eight Ferraris, three Mercedes, a Lamborghini, a Nissan GT-R Skyline and a Toyota Prius, that was in the wrong place at the wrong time. The wreck took place Sunday on Chugoku Expressway in Shimonoseki  in […]

Mercedes Benz 320 Tourbillon Watch

Mercedes Benz 320 Tourbillon Watch by Marko Petrovic

Drawing inspiration from the classy and stylish 1937 Mercedes 320 Convertible, designer Marko Petrovic came up with this design study. Named 320 Concept Tourbillion Watch after its inspiration, the watch goes all out on Mercedes style and appearance, with the star shining on top and a very speedometer-like face for the watch. Inspired by the instrument […]