The Unexpected

We have previously featured collections and museums that are hidden, or that perhaps have surprising content, but we at least went looking for them. We […]

Mercedes Benz SL-X

There are a lot of great-looking cars that never made it to production throughout the history of the automobile. The Mercedes Benz SL-X is one […]

Cuban Cars

Friend of the blog Ed Solomon snapped a bunch of great pictures while on a tour of Cuba. A few of the German ones are […]

Ponton Production

Mercedes had been slowly rebuilding its manufacturing capacity after the war, but in July 1953 they really regained that capacity with the production of the […]

To Spark, Or Not To Spark

Given enough time working on classic vehicles, you will encounter all kinds of experiences. There are long journeys through some aspect of a rebuild. There […]

The price of History

The 1954 Mercedes W196 driven to the Formula 1 championship by Juan Manuel Fangio sold at auction for a record $29.6 Million (see Hemmings Story). […]

2013 Deutsche Classic

If there is an event that almost perfectly matches the theme and scope of Classic Velocity, it is Pennsylvania’s Deutsche Classic. The event has been […]

Globe Trotting

For many of us who are into vintage iron, there is a deep interest in brands and machines that we have no interest in owning. […]

The First Pagoda

It is lost on many people that the much celebrated Mercedes-Benz 300SL Gullwing and the companion roadster were not great sellers. They formed great race […]

The Benz Binge

On a recent trip I was fortunate to be able to visit the Forney museum. It is a museum which celebrates transportation throughout the ages […]