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Old 01-05-2017, 06:12 PM
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Top 10 Greatest Mercedes Ever Built

Hello Pelicans! Widely recognized as building the first automobile, Mercedes has always been a brand based on innovation and progression. We've put together a list (in no particular order) of what we think to be their "best" and most iconic cars.


Please share your thoughts and own lists with us below.


1. 1954-1963 300SL (W198)
2. 190E 2.5 16 Evolution II
3. SSK (1928-1932)
4. CLK GTR
5. SLR McLaren
6. 190SL (W121) - our own pictured below
7. Benz Patent-Motorwagen (1886-1893)
8. 540K (1936-1940)
9. 500E (1991-1994)
10. SL65


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Old 01-06-2017, 08:04 AM
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1955 300 SL:
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Old 01-06-2017, 09:04 AM
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I would have somewhere on the list the W(R) 107 , specifically the last year 560
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Old 01-06-2017, 04:33 PM
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Seems forums have been dead here and everywhere lately. Dimitri trying to stir the pot a little?

I would go along with the 50s 300SL, but not the 190SL or E. And how would any of us know if those exotics like SSK, SLR and 540K were good cars or not?

The W123/W126 diesels were arguably among the best cars MB ever built, at least as everyday drivers. And the W126 gassers toward end of their run were impressive cars.

The 107s were no doubt one of MBs most successful models. It still amazes me that my 72 doesn't feel much different to drive than a much more recent car.
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Thank you all for the comments - some solid choices out there.


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