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Classic Mercedes Issue 27

News: A trio of rare AMGs at auction, and ‘3D printed’ classic parts for sale.
Event: Essen Motor Show: Reporting the classic action from the massive German show in late 2018.
Event: Classic Motor Show: Birmingham’s NEC was crammed with classic cars and thousands of parts.
My Classic Drive: 560SEC: Beautiful Snowdonia in Wales was the backdrop for our coupe journey.
Talking Shop: Danny Spaul: An expert wheel refurbisher has top tips on how to care for classic alloy rims.
Icons: W114 ‘Stroke 8’ coupe: A single image from the Daimler AG archive that tells an evocative story.
V8 Special: Super saloon: E500: Driving Mercedes’ discreet V8 124, plus this hot model’s fascinating history.
V8 Special: US special: 300SEL 4.5: It was a V8 W109 sold only in North America, but this one came to Europe.
V8 Special: Roadster: 560SL: We get behind the wheel of the ultimate R107 and enjoy its silky 5.5 V8.
V8 Special: Mercedes V8 history: The full development story of Benz V8s, starting with 1963’s mighty M100 6.3.
Timewatch: 1968 – W114 coupe: 50 years ago the Stroke 8 two-door began the bloodline of mid-size coupes.
My Classic: 230SL: Roger Rousset in California has a thing about SL Pagodas, as he explains.
My Classic: 230SL: 35 years ago Canadian enthusiast Louis F Fourie bought the SL he still owns.
Collector: Waldo Scribante: He’s been buying classics for over 20 years and his garage is now bursting.
Auction Stars: SLs, 600, 300S, 220S: We highlight important cars sold in Vienna in December by Dorotheum.
Mercedes Practical: Buyer’s Guide: The R129 SL is still a very usableclassic – here’s what to look for if buying.
Maintenance: Spring prep: Here’s what to do when you get the Merc out of its winter hibernation.