Category: Mercedes Benz History

Bring the Tissues: The Story of Mercedes-Benz Restorer Rudi Koniczek Is Gorgeous

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Rudi Koniczek is now one of the premier Mercedes-Benz restorers in all of Canada, and the world. But it didn’t come over night.

  Comments | By - September 19, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Once Threw an Extra Engine Into an A-Class

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The A-Class had only been in existence for a year, but MB wanted to build something spicy to help promote the car and the new platform.

  Comments | By - September 12, 2016

The Mercedes-Benz Vario Research Car Was Way Ahead Of Its Time

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The Vario Research Car could fully transform from a pickup, to a 4-seater cabrio, to a coupe, to a 2-door SUV.

  Comments | By - September 12, 2016

Mercedes S-Class W140 Concept Shows What Could Have Been

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Given that outlandish designs were the norm in the ’80s, some very interesting shapes emerged for the sake of low drag, like this S-Class concept.

  Comments | By - September 9, 2016

The Benz of the Future, as Mercedes Saw It in 1981

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Back in 1980, Germany’s Federal Ministry for Research and Technology approached Mercedes-Benz and asked them to build a couple of prototype cars for the sake of environmental research.

  Comments | By - August 31, 2016

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