Classic Car News and Drives

CLASSIC DRIVE: 1950 Mercedes-Benz 170S

CLASSIC DRIVE: 1950 Mercedes-Benz 170S
The gentle pace and easy elegance of this 170S make it the perfect classic from which to enjoy the view on a scenic South African drive. In today’...

Owner's tips & advice: Mercedes-Benz 280 SL "Pagoda"

Owner's tips & advice: Mercedes-Benz 280 SL "Pagoda"
In this new series we chat with local classic car owners about the cars they own, and to share their experiences and advice on the machines they c...

Celebrating 90 years of the W07 "Grand Mercedes"

Celebrating 90 years of the W07 "Grand Mercedes"
With the Mercedes-Benz 770 “Grand Mercedes”, launched 90 years ago in 1930, the brand set a standard for all its ultimate luxury cars to follow. ...

Mercedes-Benz's S124 celebrates 35 years

Mercedes-Benz's S124 celebrates 35 years
A very desirable modern classic these days, the iconic Estate version (T-Modell in German) of the 124 Series Mercedes-Benz made its debut at the F...

Meeting Dolly - The Story of an unplanned classic car ownership experience

Meeting Dolly - The Story of an unplanned classic car ownership experience
Eight years ago, one Tuesday, an unsuspecting mother and daughter set out for what would turn out to be the beginning of a journey to purchase a c...

25 Years of the "unloved" E-Class... but we want an E 50 AMG!

25 Years of the "unloved" E-Class... but we want an E 50 AMG!
 Launched in 1995, the W210 generation of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class horrified brand traditionalists, but that did not stop it from becoming the be...

Mercedes-Benz celebrates 125 years since winning the world's first car race against the clock

Mercedes-Benz celebrates 125 years since winning the world's first car race against the clock
Following its celebration of 125 years of motorsport success last year, Mercedes-Benz has a few more anniversaries to commemorate in 2020 After th...

45 Years of the muscular Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL

45 Years of the muscular Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL
Before there were AMG versions of just about every Mercedes-Benz model, there were some standard-looking sleepers worthy of muscle-car (and iconic...

"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 ...

Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC: The Original Boardroom Stormer

Mercedes-Benz 560 SEC: The Original Boardroom Stormer
Our 1980s automotive landscape offered a step change from the previous decade when it came to marrying saloon-sized luxury with searing performanc...

Mercedes-Benz celebrates moments of motorsport glory in 2020

Mercedes-Benz celebrates moments of motorsport glory in 2020
Mercedes-Benz is celebrating several big victories, racer birthdays and important motorsport milestones in 2020. Let's take a look.  Ten years ago...

A peek inside Mercedes-Benz's "Holy Halls"

A peek inside Mercedes-Benz's "Holy Halls"
A stunning new book for the first time opens up the treasures of the so-called Mercedes-Benz "Holy Halls” to the world. The Mercedes-Benz Museum i...