Monday, May 26, 2014

Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3

My latest crush is the MB 300SEL 6.3. It was Merc's answer to a muscle car when it was released in 1968 at the Geneva Motor Show. It took the normal 6 cylinder S-Class and dropped the 6.3-litre engine out of the 600 Grosser limousine. The two-tonne beast could sit on over 200kmh with 5 passengers. Awesome considering that was the 60s. Here's a video of a 300SEL 6.3 on the track.

I think I'll need to update my dream garage to house both a 600 Grosser and a 300SEL 6.3.

Here's a gushing page about classic big Benzes including the Grosser 600 and my fantasy car collection.

Majestic Mercs
Allan's Dream Garage*

*Accurate at time of publishing in 2011. Subject to taste/style/finance changes!

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