There are crazy undertakings and then there’s this rusted-out 1961 Mercedes-Benz 300SL Roadster barn find that recently sold for an astonishing $800,000 by the folks at Beverly Hills Car Club. The buyer’s identity wasn’t disclosed, but it’s safe to say that whoever it is, they’re in for quite a restoration project. Continue reading »
Mercedes commissioned Erdmann & Rossi to produce a special show car for the 1935 Barcelona exhibition based upon their 500K. One of the visitors was King Ghazi of Iraq, who expressed his desire to buy the car and MB built another (540K) car powered by a Straight 8-cyl 5018cc supercharged (180hp) engine with a 4/5-speed manual transmission as a special order and the car was shipped to Iraq. Continue reading »
Mercedes-Benz has revealed its take on the vehicle as a “living creature” with the Vision AVTR concept, which takes design cues from the sci-fi fantasy film Avatar. Dubbed the Vision AVTR, the design takes its name not only from the Avatar film it was inspired by, but also stands for “Advanced Vehicle Transformation”. Continue reading »
The Mercedes-Benz 190 SL is a two-door luxury roadster produced by Mercedes-Benz between May 1955 and February 1963. Internally referred to as W121, it was first shown in prototype at the 1954 New York Auto Show, and was available with an optional removable hardtop. Continue reading »
The Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet concept car looks very appropriate parked next to the open sea. Designers clearly looked to watercraft rather than cars for inspiration. Continue reading »
Inside China’s Trash Park Where Bentleys And Mercedes Worths Millions Are Abandoned By Their Rich Owners
These startling images shows a bushing car park, where luxury cars totalling millions of dollars have been left abandoned by rich owner. Inside this small lot in Chengdu, China, there are at least two Bentleys, two Land Rovers, three Mercedes Benz and even the odd motorbike. They all have one thing in common – they’ve been abandoned by their owners. Continue reading »
Gunther Holtorf, a 75-year-old former airline CEO who has driven more than 820,000 kilometers over the past two decades, doesn’t care if you remember his travels. But you better respect Otto, his G Wagon that will be placed in a museum if it makes it through this final leg. Continue reading »
No really, what you see pictured here are a pair of custom tailored all-wheel drive trucks that were made by Mercedes-Benz for two über-rich Mongolian businessmen with a passion for hunting wolves. According to the German automaker, the recreational variants of its Zetros 6×6 truck were recently delivered to their respective owners in Ulan-Bator, the capital of Mongolia. Continue reading »
Mercedes-Benz has moved into the Caravan Salon 2013 held in Düsseldorf, Germany with several new live-in showcases, starting with the Sprinter Caravan Concept. The tall-boy cargo van has been turned into a cut-away model with a kitchen with gloss-white fixtures, a living area, a bathroom with integrated wardrobe, front seats that can swivel all the way around, laminate flooring and walls and ceiling covered in Alcantara, plus LED lighting throughout. Mercedes says it ships 4,000 Sprinters to North America that get outfitted into high-luxe mobile dwellings, and the Caravan Concept is a symbol of how far that can go. Continue reading »
Lexani Motorcars is a luxury car customising company based in Corona, California. The company is responsible for this one-of-a-kind “Reale”, which is an armoured Mercedes-Benz B6 Sprinter that looks like a sophisticated hotel suite inside. The vehicle has handcrafted leather seats, a kitchen and a toilet amongst other things and boasts comfort, opulence and security as its main features. For a jaw dropping $450,000-$500,000 you can own the high-end armored Mercedes-Benz B6 Sprinter too. Continue reading »
A model poses during a Betsey Johnson swimwear show at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim 2014, Saturday, July 20, 2013, in Miami Beach, Fla. (Lynne Sladky/AP Photo) Continue reading »
A model walks the runway wearing Barraca Chic swimwear. (J. Pat Carter/Associated Press) Continue reading »
Swim Week brings the sexy, unabashed world of swimwear to Miami Beach through Tuesday — luring designers, retailers, models, fashion show producers and international press to South Florida, all to feast their eyes on the latest designs.
A model wears swimwear from the collection of Luli Fama. (Lynne Sladky/Associated Press) Continue reading »
Arturas Zuokas, the 43 year old mayor of Vilnius drives over a car parked illegally on a main street in Vilnius city center with a military vehicle, August 2, 2011. The mayor took the drastic action after becoming infuriated with motorists parking their luxury cars illegally around the city. (Vilnius City Municipality via AP) Click image to zoom.
Sexy, bikini-clad models strutting down runways. Designers from around the world unveiling their newest collections. Buyers, international press and celebrities soaking in the fun, excitement and heat of South Beach.
Swim Week brings the fabulous, daring world of swimwear to Miami Beach with an array of fashion and trade shows, parties and satellite events — all luring thousands of designers, models, retailers, fashion show producers and international press to our shores to bask in the glow of the latest designs.
Lisa Burke, a designer for Lisa Blue swimwear, and Guia Golden of Diesel, watch a model at a casting call for the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Swim in the penthouse of the Raleigh Hotel. (Charles Trainor Jr./The Miami Herald) Continue reading »