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Issue Number 19

Published/on sale Friday 3rd February






My Classic Drive 280SE 3.5: Cruising the quiet, scenic lanes of East Sussex in a classic W111 cabriolet. Talking Shop Peter Haynes: A fascinating, inside look at how auctioneers handle telephone bidders.
450SEL: Driving one of the best 116s in the world, rebuilt by Mercedes-Benz Classic. Flagship Fintail: 300SE: Fintail lover Bob Gunthorp owns this rare example with a divider screen.
Shoot-out: 300SEL 6.3 v 450SEL 6.9: Our back-to-back comparison of two iconic M100 V8 Benz 'super saloons'. 1980s domination: 500SEL: Behind the wheel of a 126-series, the top boardroom express in its day.
Timewatch: 1957, 300SLS: The fascinating story and images of Mercedes' winning 300SL race car. Super Club: Gull Wing Group: We were there at this exclusive club's meeting in music city, Nashville.
Heroes: Men of Mercedes: Profi ling 10 stars who have made M-B such an outstanding car maker. My Classic: 300SL Roadster: Don Murray in California has had an eight-year love affair with this classic.
Auction Stars: 300SL, 280SE 3.5: Details on these and other star classics changing hands at auctions. Mercedes Practical Buyer’s Guide: Early SLKs are now considered as classics, and we bring you buying tips.
Classic roadster: 280SL: Most R107s are automatic but we tracked a low-mileage, manual version. Lifestyle Classic Mercedes hire: Fancy trying before you buy? Hire the Mercedes of your dreams for a test.