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Masters of their craft: Coachwerks Restoration

The classic car restoration business is arguably one of the most challenging and complicated businesses to manage successfully. The restoration of an ‘old’ car, previously owned by several caring and, in many cases, uncaring owners, presents numerous challenges. These include experience, knowledge, skill, craftsmanship, innovative thinking, and, last but not least, working with a carRead Full Story

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Buy these vehicles before they’re hot: Hagerty issues annual North American Bull Market list

Hagerty has unveiled its fifth annual Bull Market list, which features the enthusiast cars and trucks that its market experts predict will increase in value over the next 12 months. The list is not intended for get-rich-quick flippers but for future owners who want to find, buy and drive a good vehicle they love. “AtRead Full Story

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1955 MB Gullwing

Barrett-Jackson’s January 2022 Scottdale Auction to feature 1955 300SL Gullwing Coupe at No Reserve

Barrett-Jackson will celebrate 50 years of The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions with a docket filled with uniquely collectible vehicles, all selling at No Reserve, including a restored 1955 300SL Gullwing Coupe (Lot #1415) during the annual Scottsdale Auction at WestWorld of Scottsdale, January 22-30, 2022. One of only 855 made in 1955, the Gullwing wasRead Full Story

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Mercedes-Benz prepares to go all-electric

Mercedes-Benz is getting ready to go all electric by the end of the decade, where market conditions allow. Shifting from electric-first to electric-only, the company is accelerating toward an emissions-free and software-driven future. By 2022, Mercedes-Benz will have battery electric vehicles (BEV) in all segments the company serves. From 2025 onwards, all newly launched vehicleRead Full Story

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The average condition 2 value of the Miata is $15,400, which is up 7.5% from a year ago.

Hottest cars of the pandemic, according to Hagerty’s Automotive Intelligence

Amidst COVID-19, North Americans have taken up an array of new hobbies. From DIY home renovations to cooking TikTok’s infamous feta pasta, new hobbies have formed in this past year like no other time in history. Some of these hobbies have stemmed from having extra free time, while others have sprung from trends. One keyRead Full Story

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MB Type 320

Renconstructed 1932 SSKL MB racing car driven at Pebble Beach ‘125 Years of Motorsport’ anniversary

The Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance (August 15 to 18, 2019) marked a highlight in the 125 Years of Motorsport anniversary milestone for Mercedes-Benz. A reconstructed Mercedes-Benz SSKL streamlined racing car from 1932 was driven on the road for the first time at the event. Mercedes-Benz Classic spared no expense in having the vehicle reconstructed inRead Full Story

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Mercedes-Benz begins construction of new retail facility in Langley

On September 6, 2012, Tim A. Reuss, president and CEO of Mercedes-Benz Canada, joined The Honourable Peter Fassbender, Mayor of Langley, and Ajay Dilawri, president of the Dilawri Group of Companies, to break ground and celebrate the official start of construction that will create a modern new Mercedes-Benz retail facility in B.C.’s Fraser Valley. ProminentlyRead Full Story

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