My 1984 Mercedes Benz 300TD, reviewed

The discerning buyer who needs to fit many dogs in the back and four people up front in the lap of, mid-range, luxury. That is who buys a Mercedes 300 wagon. Fitted with a turbo and adorned with the finest vinyl to keep the backs of the occupants firmly adhered to the MB-Tex as to avoid falling out of the seat.… » 5/31/14 8:53am 5/31/14 8:53am

The Most Jalop Car For Sale This Year?

"Looking to sell my Caledonia Green 1977 Mercedes-Benz 240D. A/C Blows ice cold, 30mpg, runs and drives great! Nice interior, power everything (including sunroof!), new windshield, too much to list! Classic example of a W123 car. 4spd Manual Transmission - and RARE Bosch European spec headlamps which take modern… » 5/13/14 1:44pm 5/13/14 1:44pm

This Mercedes With A Cat On It Was The Most Interesting Car In Geneva

Remember our welcome post from Geneva last Monday? Two Bugatti Veyrons and a Ferrari FF were in front of that hotel. Not bad, but no real story there. We're more interested in this Mercedes we walked by every day during the show. It's French, it's got a kitten and a two-tone paint job, and it's pure awesome. » 3/12/13 10:31am 3/12/13 10:31am

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…

People's Curse Fails To Kill Diesel Benz, Once-Angry Mob Has Change Of…

We've seen some 24 Hours of LeMons People's Curses that destroy cars with extreme prejudice (say, the Salazar Racing BMW » 8/24/08 1:25pm 8/24/08 1:25pm, or the ), but this time things went a bit differently. A sloth-like Benz diesel clogged up the track all day yesterday and the voice of the mob- no doubt channeling their witch-burning New England…

1982 Mercedes-Benz 300CD, With Bonus German Coupe Poll

Welcome to Down On The Street, where we admire old vehicles found parked on the streets of the Island That Rust Forgot: Alameda, California. Today's car is one I see frequently, and I've spent months wrestling with an internal debate over its eligibility for this series; sure, it's a quarter-century old and a… » 7/25/08 9:00am 7/25/08 9:00am