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

    Friday Dec 5 | 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.


  2. 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.


  3. 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.


  4. 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.


  5. '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 ...


  6. 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.


  7. 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.


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

    Oct 14, 2014 |

    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 .


  9. 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.


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

    Sep 24, 2014 | CNET

    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.


  11. The "most famous Lagonda of all," a 1936 LG45R Rapide,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 16, 2014 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Built for the factory-backed racing efforts of the Fox & Nichol team, the 1936 Lagonda LG45R Rapide sports racing two-seater that bears chassis number 12111 has amassed quite an impressive racing resume over nearly eight decades of use. Campaigned in-period at events such as the 24 Hours of Le Mans, the RAC Tourist Trophy races and the British Racing Drivers' Club 500-Miles Classic at Brooklands, the Lagonda eventually became known by its registration number, EPE 97 .


  12. "Gentleman Tom's" Shelby Competition Cobra sells for $1.96 million in LondonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Tom Payne was a racer, businessman and would-be-politician who once hot-lapped a Canadian race track wearing a Glen Plaid suit, as he ran out of time to change into driver's coveralls before the event. The stunt earned him the nickname "Gentleman Tom," and on Monday his 1964 Shelby 289 Competition Cobra , chassis CSX2430, sold for 1,176,000 pounds at RM's London sale.


  13. Canadian artist Tom Forrestall's artwork commissioned by Mercedes-Benz Canada unveiledRead the original story

    Aug 28, 2014 | Canada NewsWire

    He credits his long-time friend and partner in this project, Dr. has often chosen to work with unconventional shapes, rejecting the more familiar rectangle.


  14. One of History's Most Beautiful Cars May Also Be the Most InnovativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 26, 2014 | Wired

    The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL's gullwing doors were a practical feature-they accounted for the car's lightweight tubular frame.


  15. /R E P E a T -- Media Advisory - Unveiling of Canadian artist Tom...Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | Canada NewsWire

    Over the course of the last five months, the realist artist used his vintage 1980 Mercedes-Benz 300 SD as a canvas to depict the four seasons, completing the work in a designated space provided by O'Regan's Mercedes-Benz For further information: to RSVP and/or to schedule an interview, please contact: JoAnne Caza, Mercedes-Benz Canada, Tel: ... (more)


  16. Things we learned during the 2014 Car Week on the Monterey PeninsulaRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 22, 2014 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Once again, the Hemmings editorial team has done our best to cover the extensive events on California's Monterey Peninsula during the seven-day period that has become affectionately known as "Car Week."


  17. Mini beach car sells for major price - $181,500 - setting new recordRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2014 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    Even the littlest of cars got in on the record-setting action this past weekend at the Monterey auctions, where a doorless Mini beach car, one of a dozen or so built for promotional purposes, sold for $181,500.


  18. RM Auctions Raises The Bar With More Than $143 Million In Sales In MontereyRead the original story

    Aug 19, 2014 | WJRT

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  19. Ferrari 250 GT SWB California Spider tops Gooding's Saturday auction at $15.18 millionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 18, 2014 | Autoblog

    During the weekend's automotive smorgasbord in Pebble Beach , Ferrari has played a huge roll.


  20. Final Drive: The Great Granddaddy of AMG, Die rote Sau, or the "Red Pig"Read the original story

    Aug 18, 2014 | CanadianDriver

    I've been lucky enough to experience some wonderfully memorable vehicles spanning one end of the automotive spectrum to the other and I've loved many of them for an endless number of reasons.