A news release from Daimler AG notes that the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II, a car that is compact in size but with a name that was anything but tiny or tidy, made its debut 30 years ago at the 1990 Geneva Motor Show. The reelease adds that 502 such cars were produced as […]
Pick of the Day is a 1990 Mercedes-Benz 190E Cosworth 2.5-16 Evo II
Pick of the Day is a 1962 Mercedes-Benz roadster owned since new by the same family
“What a great find; never in a million years did I expect to see this, an original in dire need of restoration,”
Every time I see her, Nicole James of our staff asks me if I’m excited about Arizona Car Week.
Offered without a reserve at the 46th annual Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction, this 1955 Mercedes-Benz 190SL roadster is from the Charlie Thomas collection.
The Pick of the Day is advertised as a 1966 Ford GT40 with an asking price of $124,999. Deal of the century for a GT40 Mk I “street-legal supercar”? Well, as it turns out, this car being offered by its private owner in Gardnerville, Nevada, is not one of the cars that Ford raced at […]
During this time spent indoors during shelter in place, I have been able to continue work on the MGB GT restoration. The latest project has been tackling the gearbox. For a bit of history: The 3-syncro overdrive-equipped gearbox in this car is the one in it when the car was delivered. The gearbox was rebuilt […]
The coronavirus pandemic is having a major impact on automotive events, many of which are being canceled or postponed. Here are the latest announcements: The North American International Auto Show in Detroit, formerly held in January but moved this year to June in an effort to reinvigorate the event, has been canceled because the host […]
While “speedster” is most-often associated with “bathtub” Porsche 356 roadsters of the 1950s, the term goes back to the Brass Era days of stripped-down sports cars, from pricey Mercer Raceabouts to the facsimiles hand-built from abundant Model T Fords. The Pick of the Day is a sharp-looking 1914 Ford Model T Speedster that appears to […]