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Daimler Gives Up on Maybach

The Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper reported this past weekend that the Maybach brand will end in early 2013. CEO Dieter Zetsche explained that studies for a new generation of Maybach models vs. expanding the next S-Class Mercedes-Benz, also due in...
by SL Market on Nov 28, 2011

Understanding the Pebble Beach Concours

Many of you have entered cars in a “concour d’Elegance” at least once. Some have taken up the challenge to win or become interested enough to learn judging. MBCA among others conducts judging classes around the country every year. That&...
by SL Market on Nov 12, 2011

Understanding the Pebble Beach Concours

Many of you have entered cars in a “concour d’Elegance” at least once. Some have taken up the challenge to win or become interested enough to learn judging. MBCA among others conducts judging classes around the country every year. That&...
by SL Market on Mar 2, 2011

Sizzle Redefined

The SL Market Letter poked fun last August at the price paid for a seriously altered 1928 Mercedes-Benz Murphy Bodied Type S Cabriolet: what was sold, the sizzle or steak … the car or the story about the car? The story clearly won. We also pondered...
by SL Market on Mar 2, 2011

Sizzle or Steak Redefined

The SL Market Letter poked fun last August at the price paid for a seriously altered 1928 Mercedes-Benz Murphy Bodied Type S Cabriolet: what was sold, the sizzle or steak … the car or the story about the car? The story clearly won. We also pondered...
by SL Market on Mar 2, 2011

SLS GT3 Finished 1st at Nurburgring

EXCERPT FROM THE UPCOMING SL MARKET LETTER: M-B’s creation of a genuinely viable “club racer” is a return to the years when the SL we saw Paul O’Shea race on Sunday could be ordered at a local dealership on Monday. Granted the...
by SL Market on Oct 22, 2010

2010 Silver Arrows Formula One Team Hires Michael Schumacher

Stuttgart/Brackley – The MERCEDES GP PETRONAS Formula One Team can confirm that seven-times Formula One World Champion Michael Schumacher will make his racing return in 2010 with the Silver Arrows team. With seven Drivers’ World Champions...
by SL Market on Dec 28, 2009

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by SL Market on Nov 18, 2009

This car was finished by Mercedes-Benz in January, 1960 in DB 158 White Grey. Excellent repaint in 1984 is now only average.

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by SL Market on Nov 17, 2009

Brown soft top (were available), beautiful condition but unfortunately frame shows at side windows.

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by SL Market on Nov 17, 2009

Red leather is healthy, but needs re-dye treatment

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by SL Market on Nov 17, 2009

Engine was detailed by Hjeltness Restorations in 1980s; needs re-detailing for serious shows

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by SL Market on Nov 17, 2009

Engine Bay from Passenger’s Side – 240 hp with sport cam

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by SL Market on Nov 17, 2009

Hardtop is still in factory original DB 158 paint.

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by SL Market on Nov 17, 2009

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by SL Market on Oct 17, 2009

SL Market – Mercedes-Benz Video Selections

Below you’ll find videos mentioned in the SL Market Letter (094): The 1886 Benz was the first car. Lance Lambert from The Vintage Vehicle Show visits the Mercedes Classics Museum to see, learn about, and drive this vehicle. Patent Motor Car 1...
by SL Market on Oct 14, 2009

QA: 1986 300SL 5-Speed Production Numbers

Len Asks: I have a 1986 300SL 5-speed manual. I love the car very much but note that outside of a Website in Germany, I almost never see manual gearbox R107 300SL’s offered for sale. Could you tell me, of the 13,000-odd R107’s that were...
by SL Market on Oct 12, 2009

QA: 1985 380SL Valuation Trends

Kevin Stanley asks: I have a 1985 380Sl;  full load, heated seats, ac, hard top, etc.  I am the second owner and the car is all original with 92,000 km’s. It is teal with natural leather; 8 out of 10 condition. How can I determine the value t...
by SL Market on Jun 19, 2009

QA: 1985 380SL Valuation Trends

Kevin Stanley asks: I have a 1985 380Sl;  full load, heated seats, ac, hard top, etc.  I am the second owner and the car is all original with 92,000 km’s. It is teal with natural leather; 8 out of 10 condition. How can I determine the value t...
by SL Market on Jun 19, 2009

1985 380SL

Kevin Stanley asks: I have a 1985 380Sl;  full load, heated seats, ac, hard top, etc.  I am the second owner and the car is all original with 92,000 km’s. It is teal with natural leather; 8 out of 10 condition. How can I determine the value t...
by SL Market on Jun 19, 2009


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