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  1. You are invited to an anniversary and a birthday celebration at Amelia IslandRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | Examiner.com

    You are invited to help celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance and the 85th birthday of Sir Stirling Moss . Festivities will be on the weekend of March 13-15 and Bill Warner, founder and chairman of the Amelia Island Concours, has assembled another stellar cast of cars and characters for the occasion.

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  2. Rare Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | The New Zealand Herald

    Restorations on a rare aluminium bodied 1956 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing have finally been completed, following several years of outstanding and innovative restoration work. This stunning Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing is number 27 of just 29 aluminium bodied vehicles in existence, and was first publically displayed, since its restoration, at the recent Ellerslie Intermarque Concours d'Elegance in which it won the Master Class Event for the best vehicle in show.

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  3. From rust to gold: Baillon Collection cars deliver $28.5 million in salesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 10 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    When the 59 lots from the no reserve Baillon Collection finished crossing the stage last Friday in Paris, auction house Artcurial had racked up an impressive $28.5 million in sales, with four lots from the Baillon Collection breaking into the sale's top-10 results. Thanks to extensive media coverage of the "chateau find" Baillon Collection in the months leading up to the sale, interest in the Retromobile sale was high.

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    Thursday Feb 5 | Art Daily

    RM Auctions returned to Paris last night to stage its second sale in the French capital, selling 19.353.750 worth of automobiles to a packed room of eager enthusiasts. With bids also coming in strongly via the phone desk and on the Internet from 34 countries, 82 percent of all lots were sold on the night with no less than five achieving sums in excess of 1.0 million.

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  5. Mercedes-Benz Classic at R tromobile 2015: Excellent Coup s and High-Performance Sports CarsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Auto Channel

    Jan 27, 2015: The best or nothing: ever since the automobile was invented, the Mercedes-Benz brand's history has been shaped by strong values and ideas. Mercedes-Benz Classic is demonstrating this with its appearance at this year's Retromobile exhibition in Paris between 4 and 8 February 2015.

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  6. Jay Leno's 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3: Fans' ChoiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | MotorAuthority

    You can't accuse Jay Leno of being distant from his fans. They helped him recently decide what to do with one of his many restoration projects, which is the subject of the newest Jay Leno's Garage video.

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  7. Jay Leno restores 1972 Mercedes Benz 300 SEL for garageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | AutoWeek

    Comedian and car guy Jay Leno lets us back into his garage this week to look as his fully restored 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3. Leno was going to customize the 300 SEL by adding the 563-hp, 6.2-liter V8 from the gullwing Mercedes SLS AMG, but let the fans decide if they wanted to see the change. Unfortunately, or fortunately, depending on your point of view, they came back with a resounding but polite "no thank you."

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  8. Jay Leno listens to the people, shows off still-stock 1972 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | Autoblog

    Let it be known, Jay Leno is a man of the people. Long-time viewers will recall the time he walked fans of his popular video series around the various projects going on in his eponymous garage .

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  9. Jay Leno's Garage: 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2015 | EMercedesBenz

    Jay Leno takes you in his garage and under the hood of his latest restoration, a 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3. A photographer in Cuba has found an abandoned, partially destroyed and wrecked Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing. If this news doesn't bring... Bonhams returns! On March 28, 2015 at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, the tradition-steeped London auction house Bonhams will for... A unique Mercedes-Benz 220D from 1971 transformed to a pickup has been listed by Sedgefield Classic Cars.

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  10. Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Driven Flat-Out On Mountain Hillclimb Is Pure White-Knuckled Amazing: VideoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | BenzConnection

    Take a few million dollars and then proceed to attempt to throw it off a mountain at 100-plus-miles-per-hour, and then see how many people call you crazy. Do exactly that in a car worth a few million, and see how many people call you a hero .

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  11. Mussolini's mistress's Alfa Romeo 6C Sport Berlinetta takes to the block at RM's Paris saleRead the original story

    Dec 5, 2014 | Art Daily

    Any Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Berlinetta by Touring is a thing of beauty and a highly coveted pre-war car - but when such an automobile also boasts a truly fascinating history tied to one the most significant moments in 20th century history, it becomes very special indeed. It is well documented that Italy's notorious war-time dictator, Benito Mussolini, enjoyed many of the finest things in life; so when he sought to gift a car to his lover, Claretta Petacci, he was naturally drawn to the stunning lines and effortless performance of an Alfa Romeo 6C 2500 Sport Berlinetta.

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  12. Collector cars headed for 2015 auction in PhoenixRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Arizona Republic

    RM Auctions plans to sell a handpicked roster of 120 blue-chip collector automobiles when it returns Jan. 15 and 16 to the Arizona Biltmore. Collector cars headed for 2015 auction in Phoenix RM Auctions plans to sell a handpicked roster of 120 blue-chip collector automobiles when it returns Jan. 15 and 16 to the Arizona Biltmore.

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  13. Academy of Art University Showcases Its Collection of Vintage Cars at ...Read the original story

    Nov 11, 2014 | PRWeb

    Academy of Art University's dazzling selection of vintage collectible cars on display at the San Francisco Chronicle 57th Annual International Auto Show at Moscone Center, Nov. 22-29, is an annual tradition not to be missed. Amid a vast convention center with hundreds of shiny, new, cutting-edge cars that have yet to hit the roadway, there's a rare fraternity of old-timers with a lifetime of stories, journeys and owner memories behind their seat belts.

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  14. Facts And Figures About 'Stars & Cars, 2014'Read the original story

    Nov 6, 2014 | Paddock Talk

    The event: The 16th edition of Stars & Cars will once again be staged in and around the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. A temporary 1.1 km show track, on which fans can see modern and classic Mercedes-Benz racing cars in action, as they stage demonstration runs, will be especially constructed for the event.

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  15. 'It's business as usual in Austin'Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | BBC News

    ... keep applying new pressure. Lewis Hamilton was wearing a chain displaying an image of Andy Warhol"s "Cars, Mercedes Benz 300 SL Coupe" in the paddock on Thursday You can't put it all on at the beginning of the year. You have to spread it out through ...

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  16. Mercedes-Benz G-Class Edition 35 celebrates a legendRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Paul Tan's Automotive News

    The evergreen G-Wagen turns 35 this year, and while the short wheelbase version has had its Final Edition send-off in 2011, the five-door W463 is still going strong. Latest in the long line of specials is this, the Mercedes-Benz G-Class Edition 35, built to commemorate the said anniversary.

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  17. German man drives Mercedes G-Wagen on 557k-mile, 26-year road trip [w/video]Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Autoblog

    It's a common dream to just drop everything, load up the car and make a life on the open road traveling from place to place. The vast of majority of us just fantasize about it, but it's a reality for the German couple Gunther and Christine Holtorf.

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  18. One man, one G-Wagen, 215 countriesRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Iol.co.za

    When Gunther Holtorf and his partner Christine set out in their Mercedes-Benz 300 GD to spend 18 months touring around Africa, the Gelandewagen wasn't new - it was 10 years old. On Monday 13 October - 26 years, 215 countries and very nearly 900 000km later - Holtorf brought his G-wagen home to the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart-Untertrkheim, where it will go on show to visitors in the Classic Cars section from 21 October - and be immortalised in the Guinness book of World Records as the world's most travelled car .

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  19. Mercedes-Benz G-Wagen Turns 35 Years OldRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 13, 2014 | Automobile Magazine

    Mercedes-Benz is celebrating 35 years of the iconic G-Class with two new special editions for Europe called the G500 and G350 Bluetec Edition 35. A 1988 Mercedes-Benz G-Class named "Otto" that has visited 215 countries over the past 26 years will also be inducted into the Mercedes-Benz museum to commemorate this record-holding vehicle. Otto, as the 1988 Mercedes-Benz 300 GD was affectionately named by owners Gunther and Christine Holtorf of Germany, has traveled more than 500,000 miles over the last 26 years and visited hundreds of countries along the way.

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  20. Polestar takes world's safest car to the trackRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 24, 2014 | CNET News.com

    Looking over the shoulders of Hans Werner Aufrecht and Erhard Melcher, the founders of German tuning group AMG, as they built up their first Mercedes-Benz 300 SE in the 1960s would have been a banner moment for any automotive performance enthusiast. I felt I was onto a similar opportunity when Volvo flew me down to Southern California to meet members of Polestar, an independent company devoted to giving Volvo models a performance upgrade.

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