Mercedes-Benz 280SE 4.5 Down On The Denver Street

This is Down On The Street Bonus Edition, where we check out interesting street-parked cars located in places other than the Island That Rust Forgot. Another good find in Denver, just a block from the Land Rover Station Wagon. » 12/19/09 3:00pm 12/19/09 3:00pm

Jay Leno Building Stonkin' AMG-Powered German Hell Sled

During last week's Mercedes-sponsored tour of Jay Leno's garage, we discovered Jay likes old Benz cruise missiles. Now one is scheduled to get a fire-breathing, 6.2-liter, 518 HP AMG V8. Details and engine porn below. » 12/10/09 12:00pm 12/10/09 12:00pm

Can A Capri Beat A Big Ol' Squealin' Benz At The 24 Hours Of Spa 1971?

Short answer, yes. But still, AMG's böred-und-schtroked "Red Pig" 280SEL came in second place… and first in our hearts! » 10/03/09 11:00am 10/03/09 11:00am

Intact 1968 Blaupunkt Köln 4-Band Radio, Just There For The Pickin'

As you read this, I'm punishing miscreants at the Goin' For Broken 24 Hours Of LeMons. You can be sure, however, that I'm still gloating over this $10 junkyard prize. » 5/23/09 1:00pm 5/23/09 1:00pm

Over 1,000 Vintage Mercedes-Benzes Await The Cruel Jaws Of The Crusher…

Schm » 11/11/08 10:00am 11/11/08 10:00am writes in to inform us of a wrecking yard in Falmouth, Kentucky, that appears to be in weeks away from sending between 800 and 1,000 older Mercedes-Benzes to The Crusher. A new owner is taking over, and she's not interested in keeping these cars, which go back to the 1950s or maybe even earlier. The guys on are…

1966 Mercedes-Benz 250S, With Bonus Benz Poll

After almost a month since we last saw an Alameda Mercedes-Benz in this series, we're due again. Old Mercedes sedans are all over town (and, most likely, all over half the towns in the world), and they're so ageless that I often go right past them when eyeballing for potential DOTS cars. It's just that they've always… » 3/27/08 9:15am 3/27/08 9:15am

1972 Mercedes-Benz 280SEL 4.5

Last time we saw a Mercedes-Benz in this series, 86% of readers polled indicated they'd like to see some 70s Benzes down on Alameda's street (and speaking of The Island City That Forgot To Kill All Its Old Cars, congrats to fellow Alamedan Jimmy Rollins for winning the National League MVP award). I would have gone… » 11/21/07 9:00am 11/21/07 9:00am