You can trawl the classic car magazines or you can take a chance on eBay – but there’s no greater guarantee of a classic Mercedes-Benz than buying it directly from the company.
You can browse the cars for sale at the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center online or you can visit the showroom at Stuttgart in Germany. And if you’re a fan of classics, it might be worth checking it out in person. We’re very much taken with this Mercedes-Benz 280 SL Roadster, dating back to 1971 (although the model actually dates from 1963), which has a 2.8-litre engine, brown leather interior, automatic gearbox and an original Becker Mexico radio (recently reissued and featured here).
The price? 65,000 Euros. But you can buy with confidence – these are the people who maintain all the cars in the Mercedes-Benz Museum.