Junkyard Gem: 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300 SD

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Junkyard Gem: 1985 Mercedes-Benz 300 SD originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 24 Aug 2023 16:48:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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This or That: Mercedes S-Class 350SD vs. 2003 Jaguar XJR [w/poll]

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We've decided to throw our collective brainpower at what may be the single most difficult question currently confounding the best minds our planet has to offer: What is the best used used luxury car you can buy for the price of a 2015 Nissan Versa?

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This or That: Mercedes S-Class 350SD vs. 2003 Jaguar XJR [w/poll] originally appeared on Autoblog on Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:58:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Jay Leno listens to the people, shows off still-stock 1972 Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3

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Jay Leno revisits his 1972 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3, and explains why it's just fine the way it is. Who are we to disagree?

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Mercedes gives a crash course in S-Class history

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Mercedes-Benz video showing the evolution of the Mercedes S-Class

The new S-Class might be the latest and greatest from Mercedes-Benz, but the groundwork for its emergence at the forefront of automotive development was laid back in the 1950s with the Type 300 - also known as the Adenauer. Mercedes chose the Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance to showcase the 2014 S-Class alongside some of its predecessors, and earlier this month it released an interesting look at this luxury sedan's pedigree.

Following the Adenauer, the S-Class made huge advancements in luxury, safety and performance on cars like the 220SEB Fintail, the 300SEL 6.3 (marking the "birth of the AMG series"), the ultra-luxurious 600S, and the 450SEL, which Mercedes claims as the first car to ever offer anti-lock brakes.

The video posted below shows how far the S-Class has evolved over the years while also staying pretty close to its roots. Just check out all of those two-spoke steering wheels and you'll see what we mean.

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Mercedes gives a crash course in S-Class history originally appeared on Autoblog on Mon, 23 Sep 2013 12:47:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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