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Mercedes-Benz to Release Special Edition SL – Mille Miglia 417 Commemorating John Fitch Class Victory in 1955

By   /  March 24, 2015  /  Most Recent Posts!  /  No Comments


Local friend of the SL Market Letter, Peter Stahl, sent us this photo of the 1955 Mille Miglia class winning 300SL 417 driven by John Fitch with navigator Kurt Gessl. Peter’s friend Fritz Stein took the photo during his visit to the 2015 Geneva Auto Show. Mercedes rarely passes up an opportunity to reach back […]

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Mercedes-Benz 300SL and other 300 Series Prices – Long Term Dividends… 60 Year Price Trends

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  300SL / 190SL, Most Recent Posts!  /  No Comments


From the Chief Financial Officer’s view the 1951-63 Mercedes-Benz 300 Series was an utter disaster. Counting sedans, coupes, convertibles and roadsters only 15,448 were built in 12 years, all with separate shop manuals, parts books, sales brochures, and technician training. They have some machine-stamped and shared parts but were hand-assembled, each with unique service requirements. […]

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