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  1. RM Sotheby's Motor City sale celebrates automotive design and engineering from across the decadesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Art Daily

    RM Sotheby's , the official auction house of the Concours d'Elegance of America at St. John's, returns to Michigan, July 25, for its annual Motor City sale. A longstanding summer tradition for collectors, the well-established Michigan auction has carved a reputation over the past two decades as one of the leading events honoring the American automobile.

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  2. VIDEO: The HERO Car Of Italy's Toughest Endurance Race, The Mille...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | AutoSpies

    For those of you that are not informed, this is essentially a tribute event held in honor of the original endurance race that spanned about 1,000 miles and took place 24 times between the 1920s through the 1950s. To show respect, the boys and girls at Petrolicious produced a, predictably, sensational clip devoted to the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR that was piloted by the one and only Sir Stirling Moss.

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  3. 1955 Mercedes 300 SLR Returns to Roads of Mille MigliaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 6 | Super Street

    Back in 1955, Sir Stirling Moss broke a record in the Mille Miglia race by driving 1,000 miles on public roads in just 10 hours, 7 minutes, and 48 seconds. Now a new film gives us a closer glimpse at how Moss managed to achieve that record, which still stands today.

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  4. See a 360-Degree Video of Stirling Moss in the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLRRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Automobile Magazine

    Sir Stirling Moss' stunning victory in a 1955 Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR at the 1955 Mille Miglia race cemented both racer and car into legend. The famed race, which ran for 30 years from 1927 through 1957, spanned approximately 1,000 miles around the public roads of Italy.

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  5. Man Relives Mille Miglia Race He Won with 1955 Mercedes 300 SLRRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Motor Trend

    Back in 1955, Sir Stirling Moss broke a record in the Mille Miglia race by driving 1,000 miles on public roads in just 10 hours, 7 minutes, and 48 seconds. Now a new film gives us a closer glimpse at how Moss managed to achieve that record, which still stands today.

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  6. Catching Up with Auto Racing Legend Sir Stirling MossRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | Men's Journal

    In the world of auto racing, Sir Stirling Moss is a mythical figure who pulled off a seemingly superhuman task: winning the Mille Miglia - a brutal, thousand-mile lap around the rural roads of Italy - in only 10 hours, 7 minutes and 48 seconds, averaging a staggering 97.96 mph. His record stands to this day, revealing the magnitude of Moss' pluck.

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  7. What a Car Can Be When Money Is No ObjectRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | EMercedesBenz

    One of the most amazing road machines of all time, Mercedes-built the Mercedes-Benz 600 Kompressor without regard to cost. It was the best of everything.

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  8. Ferrari, Packard and Duesenberg top impressive $53.9 million Andrews Collection saleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 4 | AutoWeek

    It turns out that when you assemble a world-class collection of cars, you can expect to turn world-class numbers when you send all of it across the auction block at no reserve: The RM Sotheby's Andrews Collection auction , which was just held on May 2, saw $53.9 million in sales with 100 percent of all lots sold. For the record, that's within striking distance of the recent RM Sotheby's Amelia Island auction , which saw $60,360,050 back in March.

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  9. RM Sotheby's sells prized Andrews' Collection for record $53.9 millionRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2015 | Examiner.com

    RM Sotheby's set a new record for a private automobile collection auction, the weekend of May 2, 2015, with the sale of the Paul and Chris Andrews Collection . The event generated an astonishing $53,887,585, with all lots being sold as no reserve.The result of more than 15 years of dedicated and meticulous acquisition by the father and son team, the Andrews Collection has been widely known and respected by the global collector community for its exceptional quality, diversity, presentation and historical significance.

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  10. Artist uses vintage Mercedes to paint the seasonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 29 | Globe and Mail

    For artist Tom Forrestall, buying a Mercedes-Benz 300 SD in 1980 was his most daunting purchase since he'd acquired a five-apartment building for its studio space, three years out of art college. "A gigantic amount of money at the time, $43,000, maybe $42,000 and change," Forrestall said.

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  11. Techno Classica highlights Original Range Rover Alfa Romeos 1900 Sport Spider and moreRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Hindustan Times

    Techno Classica regularly attracts between 100,000 and 200,000 visitors and all of the major storied car marques, from BMW to Ferrari and Alfa Romeo, making it the world's biggest event dedicated to classic and collectors' cars. Hosted in Essen, Germany, Techno Classica is used as much as a platform for launching new products and services for helping customers maintain classics as it is for carmakers to showcase their own historical collections and the models they believe are heading for future classic status.

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  12. Mercedes-Benz Renntransporter made out of Legos makes us wish we were kids againRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | Digital Trends

    Well-known Lego enthusiast Firas Abu-Jaber has published pictures of his latest creation, an accurate replica of the iconic Mercedes-Benz Renntransporter that was built to haul cars to races all over Europe during the 1950s. You might be thinking "my five-year old kid can build a tow truck with Legos!" However, Abu-Jaber's replica is impressive because he built it entirely from scratch, it's not a kit that you can simply buy in stores or online.

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  13. 5 of a kind barn findRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | Fox News

    "Barn find" might have become something of a clichA among car enthusiasts and collectors, but evidence suggests there are still plenty of classic cars squirrelled away in hidden garages and out buildings. The Baillon Collection, a cache of 60 Euro classics discovered in rural France this past December, made headlines for the variety of cars as well as for the sad state of many of the rust-eaten hulks.

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  14. Sir Stirling Moss and his cars coming to Lime RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 3, 2015 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    It was one of the most immortal drives in racing history, and the car and champion who combined to achieve it will be reunited at Connecticut's historic Lime Rock Park during its 33rd annual Historic Festival over Labor Day weekend. The champion is Sir Stirling Moss, and the car is number 722, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR that Sir Stirling shared with the journalist Denis Jenkinson during the 1955 running of the Mille Miglia.

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  15. 2015 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance welcomes "Standards of the World"Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 2, 2015 | Hemmings Auto Blogs

    It's good to be the best, particularly when it comes to collecting cars and ultimately, showing them off to the masses. That's the theme, specifically "Automotive Standards of the World," that the 2015 Palos Verdes Concours d'Elegance will embrace when it presents its 24th annual gathering on Sunday, September 20. Twenty-two judged classes will be on the show field at the Los Verdes Golf Course, with a commanding ocean view of nearby Catalina Island.

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  16. Stirling Moss to reunite with iconic sports car at Mercedes-Benz WorldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2015 | Surrey Advertiser

    Racing fans will be given the rare opportunity to get up close to the iconic Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR '722' at Mercedes-Benz World in Weybridge in June. They will also be able to listen to Sir Stirling Moss OBE as he recalls his memories of the epic 1955 Mille Miglia race in which he set the outright record for the fastest ever 1,000 miles on open roads, still held to this day.

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  17. Six "million dollar cars" sold at Bonhams' Mercedes-Benz Museum Stuttgart auctionRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2015 | Gizmag

    Know your cars? Only four of the six million dollar cars are pictured. One's a bicycle.

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  18. The Top 10 Weird & Bizarre Mercedes-Benz Pickup TrucksRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 30, 2015 | Inventor Spot

    Mercedes-Benz has announced their intent to bring an MB pickup truck to market by the end of the decade... Bubba will be confused! Images of the proposed F150-fighter are merely artist's renderings at the moment but since non-factory conversions are surprisingly abundant, let's check out 10 of the stranger real imitation Mercedes-Benz pickups. Old and busted: the Chevy El Camino.

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  19. It was a Stirling celebration in sunny FloridaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 29, 2015 | Examiner.com

    The 20th Annual Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance 2015 was held March 15th on the fairways of the Golf Club of Amelia Island, Florida. The weekend's events attracted a crowd estimated at over 32,000 with more than 315 cars and motorcycles on display.

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  20. Bonhams breaks previous Mercedes-Benz auction total with 13 million saleRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2015 | Art Daily

    In only its second year, Bonhams Mercedes-Benz auction, in association with the Mercedes-Benz Museum, achieved an over-all sale total of 13 million , exceeding the previous years' results, and seeing a total 92.9% of lots sold by value. A spectacular 1938 540 K Cabriolet A was the top lot in the sale.

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