Mercedes steering wheels of the 60’s

Mercedes had rather elegant steering wheels in the 1960s, before safety concerns led to a change to the padded, plastic type. These were thin style, and from an era where driving gloves were the norm rather than the exception. As was the trend at the time, there was a separate horn ring, and a nod […]

W108/W109/W111/W112 Mercedes headlight types

The headlights on the W108, W109, W111 and W112 Mercedes are all interchangeable, which means many cars are no longer sporting the headlights they left the factory with. They are all based on a design introduced on the 300SL roadster in 1957. The W113, W114/5 and W100 all had similar designs based on this same […]

W111 Headlight Upgrade Pt 1

after restoring the 250SE to the correct wheel trims, the next step is to fit the correct headlights. The car is currently fitted with a style that was a common extra on the V8 W111’s and later a popular after-market fitment on other W111, W112, W108 and W109’s. While these are more popular than the […]

W111 Mercedes hub caps and beauty rings

Classic Mercedes have always had attractive chrome and painted wheel trims, and most people are very familiar with the ubiquitous one piece hubcaps that were available on nearly all models from the late 60s to the mid 80s. W111s (and associated models such as the W110, W113, W108, W109) had a few different styles that […]

Mercedes-Benz Classic Coupes

It is hard to find somebody who prefers four door cars on aesthetic grounds. Sure, four door cars may be more practical, often cheaper to insure and easier to live with, but when buying a classic car, those considerations are not nearly as important.

Mercedes Benz have always provided a range of handsome coupes in […]