Weapons Of Mass Destruction, Zero. Mercedes-Benz 560, One.


We've got an update to last summer's story of First Sergeant William von Zeal, the soldier who returned home from Iraq down $5,000, but up one 1988 Mercedes-Benz 560 formerly owned by Saddam Hussein. Well, looks like the man's trying to keep this veteran down with a downright un-American move — the Merc's been seized… » 5/22/06 1:30pm 5/22/06 1:30pm

Soldier in Iraq Buys Saadam's "Flamethrower" Mercedes

While serving in Baghdad, First Sergeant William von Zehle did a little car shopping. Like any enthusiast overseas he was mostly interested in cars that never appeared stateside. One model he found, just happened to be an armored, 1988 Mercedes 560 (similar to the one pictured). A quick investigative mission revealed… » 8/03/05 1:24pm 8/03/05 1:24pm