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    Reading is fun – Mercedes-Benz 320A

    Phillip Kerr was born in 1956 and has since died of cancer. He was the creator of 12 Bernie Gunther books. They take place between the XNUMXs and the XNUMXs. In Germany from the beginning of the Third Reich to the post-war event, with many ex-Nazis simply reintegrating into society and/or into […] Sea

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    Head-and-butt cars

    I could not have imagined it still happened. But in a hall, where an acquaintance of mine had rented some square meters, I saw a 'head-and-butt car' in the making. An 'straightening bench' had been made on the ground with a few heavy profile beams. And on that, the blue front half of a 2015'er Jaguar XF was comfortably close to a white rear of such a Jag. Sea

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    Universals. Passion for technology. And the future

    Recently we were in Zaandam for a job. Afterwards we passed a garage where a few classics were behind glass on the first floor. We put the car safely under a parking prohibition sign, walked gently past some electric Randstad cars and entered Autovink, a real, classic universal garage with an eye […] Sea

  • Mercedes 220

    Mercedes 220

    My father drove very early in company cars. After an Opel Olympia and an Opel Rekord there was a Simca 1500. Then a Simca 1501 Special Break. Sea

  • Mercedes-Benz V8

    Mercedes-Benz V8

    Twelve cylinders are for exotics. But V8 engines are the standard when it comes to Groot & Sterk. Mercdes-Benz has of course become famous for the indestructible and tractor slow 200D models. But those were taxis and cars for the better kind of representatives. Mercedes showed its muscles with the Mercedes-Benz V8. Sea

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    Mercedes 220 SE Coupé 1963. A symbol of wealth

    This peak of elegance came into its own on the old market square in the Boniface city of Dokkum. Where this 280 Mercedes 1963 SE Coupé immediately got a lot of interest. As classic enthusiasts, we recognize that enthusiasm from pure interest. For the sake of completeness it says 'Fräulein', but the seductive lines are all proof.  Sea

  • Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 Pininfarina

    Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 Pininfarina. UNIQUE!

    There was once a very renowned, now deceased Dutch entrepreneur, whose name still no one knows. But we are working on that! That entrepreneur decided that he wanted to drive Mercedes-Benz. Before that, he abandoned his preference for Rolls-Royces. He liked the Mercedes, but he thought a 300 SEL 6.3 was a bit boring. And […] Sea

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    Mercedes-Benz 500SEC at winter-sale Old-timer farm

    It is a beautiful period, presents, fun and - what you may not even think of - attractive discounts from the various specialists in classics. The latest edition of AMK is full of it. Unfortunately, the correct advertisement from the Belgian classic specialist Oldtimerfarm was missing. Because they hold their winter sale from 1 to […] Sea

  • Mercedes 560 SEL

    Mercedes 560 SEL, mild deviation

    The love for vintage cars sometimes takes you back in automotive history. This Mercedes 560 SEL is from 1986. According to the owner, it was a diplomat's car and owned by the Russian embassy. We found this top version - on the red carpet - in Leeuwarden. Unfortunately the photo is a bit out of focus. The Mercedes […] Sea

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    Mercedes-Benz 300 SL

    The legendary Mercedes-Benz Gullwing is one of the rare cars that was designed for competition use, before the manufacturer decided it would also be the perfect sports car for the most discerning car enthusiasts. Presenting during the 1952 racing season, the Gullwing was a sensation in every competition it competed in. The 300 SL took […] Sea

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