Classic Car News and Drives

CLASSIC DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz W123 280E racer

CLASSIC DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz W123 280E racer
A W123-generation Mercedes-Benz might not seem like a born racer, but this 280E and its hands-on owner were keen to prove otherwise. Words: Wilhel...

CLASSIC DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz 220S "Ponton"

CLASSIC DRIVE: Mercedes-Benz 220S "Ponton"
This wonderfully original 220S is a good reminder that some cars are just better than others. Words: Wilhelm LutjeharmsImages: Danie Nel World War...

INTERVIEW: Frank Knothe on 40 years developing the Mercedes SL

INTERVIEW: Frank Knothe on 40 years developing the Mercedes SL
The new Mercedes-Benz SL has just been unveiled and recently we looked back at the R107 SL range celebrating its 50th anniversary. We chatted to o...

OWNER'S TIPS & ADVICE: Mercedes-Benz 250 CE

OWNER'S TIPS & ADVICE: Mercedes-Benz 250 CE
When it comes to collecting cars with the iconic three-pointed star on the bonnet, you have quite the back catalogue to pick from. This is a brand...

Stunning Southern Cape Mercedes Collection

Stunning Southern Cape Mercedes Collection
In a few garages in the Southern Cape we uncover a very impressive Mercedes-Benz collection… and a collector with a problem. This collector has a ...

André Fourie's eye-popping Mercedes-Benz collection

André Fourie's eye-popping Mercedes-Benz collection
André Fourie's 17-strong Mercedes-Benz collection is there to be driven, not hidden away  Pristine, neat and utterly professional – those are the ...

Buyer's Guide - Mercedes-Benz (W203) C55 AMG

Buyer's Guide - Mercedes-Benz (W203) C55 AMG
So you’ve got money that's burning a hole in your pocket and you're keen on buying a sporty modern-classic. Indulging your youthful spirit is all ...

Mercedes-Benz 300S & 300Sc: The Art of Exclusivity

Mercedes-Benz 300S & 300Sc: The Art of Exclusivity
Representing early and later versions of Mercedes’ glorious 300 range, this 300S Roadster and 300Sc Coupé have each undergone a five-year restorat...

Remembering the monstrous Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG

Remembering the monstrous Mercedes-Benz SL 73 AMG
Before powerful AMG variants of just about every Mercedes-Benz line was commonplace, the two companies partnered to develop a beastly, and very ra...

Forgotten Heroes Part 8: Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG

Forgotten Heroes Part 8: Mercedes-Benz CLK 55 AMG
Before AMGs were so overtly aggressive in their design, there was a svelte coupe that packed a meaty V8 punch... I've always been a fan of the C20...

"Big Wing" 190 E turns 30

"Big Wing" 190 E turns 30
The car with the biggest rear wing since the Ferrari F40, Mercedes-Benz's rare 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II, turns 30 this month. We think it's aged ...

Forgotten Heroes Part 1: Mercedes-Benz AMG SLK32

Forgotten Heroes Part 1: Mercedes-Benz AMG SLK32
In this, the first of a new series that looks back at cars that should receive greater attention, we focus on the hottest version of the first-gen...