Top 10 Best Models of Mercedes

Mercedes is a German manufacturer of vehicles and automobiles which prominently includes sports cars, buses, coaches and trucks. Mercedes emerged as Diamler Benz in the year 1962, we have prepared a list of best models of Mercedes as under;

No. 10 1979 Gelandewagen (G-Class)

The G-Wagon 1979 was basically built for the German army being lightweight it provided combat maneuvering and was considered best for the combat. However at that time Volkswagen beaten it being cheaper and was selected as an alternative vehicle for combat tactics. The Gelandewagen hit the international market and is still alive today. Nowadays the G wagon is favourite among many celebrities including Angelina and Brad. The starting price is over $100,000, it is one of the most expensive SUVs on the road.

No. 9 2004 CLS

The 2004 CLS was a very revolutionary idea in the back days as well as still today it has been admired for its design and concept. It is basically called a four door coupe car and also justified to call fastback sedan. It has a sloped roof like a sports car and the back seat offered capacity for only two personnel.

No. 8 1963 600 Pullman

This car was the extravagance sedan for 2 decades, and yet less than 3,000 of them were ever built. The Pullman was characterized with hydraulically activated moon roof, windows, trunk, and doors in 1963. It also exhibited the loudest horn ever installed on a production vehicle. The Pullman was the predecessor to the Maybach sedans we see now atop the Mercedes lineup, and it is still an icon to this day. In the year 2001with this flagship model derived from the S-Class, the Stuttgart-based automobile brand is continuing a tradition of manufacturing prestige limousines which dates back over 70 years. The Mercedes-Benz S-Class Pullman can easily be distinguished from the long-wheelbase version of the S-Class by virtue of a wheelbase which has been extended by another full meter.



No. 7 2011 SLS AMG

Aluminum framed, retro-grand tourer is the latest modeled SLS AMG “Gullwing” manufactured in the year 2011. The car is the very first to be completely designed in-house by AMG, Mercedes’ own high-performance unit. The specifications includes a highly tuned 6.2 liter V8 engine that puts out 575 hp, and the transmission is a 7-speed dual-clutch semiautomatic.

No. 6 1983 190E Cosworth

The Cosworth was built to race in off-road rallies the Cosworth 190E was put out of the running by Audi’s innovative Quattro all-wheel drive system.

The 1983-1988 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.3-16 was a somewhat unexpected edition of Mercedes’ entry-level W201 compact sedan — a “factory hot rod” to counter the sportiest small BMWs and to win some business back from aftermarket concerns that had been cashing in by turning ordinary Mercedes into high-performance “sports sedans.”

No. 5 1937 540 K Special

The 540 K was known with the name “Special” for the reason why to name it after the word “Special” lies in its date of production. A car having 180 horsepower and a supercharged engine in the 1930s, it needed to be incredibly special. The 540 Kompressor Special was just that car, and placed the benchmark for the horsepower race of the first half of the 20th century. The Special Roadster, with its gigantic framework and sweeping scallop-edged fenders, attributed a haughtily long hood with a small windscreen and a very fixed cabin. There was an elegant, flowing, pointed tail and a price tag that was uniformly tremendous as the car.

No. 4 2010 E63 AMG

The 2010 E63 AMG is the most successful and perfect all purpose sedans in the world ever built. The car is every bit your typical E-Class Mercedes to 90% of spectator, but those that are automotively prone will notice the 20-inch AMG rims, flared body kit and a growl that will wake the neighbors each morning.



No. 3 1954 300 SL Gullwing

The 300 SL Gullwing is the car that changed it all for Mercedes-Benz in the U.S. Prior to the introduction of  this model, Americans believed Mercedes to be the maker of classic, high-quality, but boring cars. The Gullwing made people look at MB as the maker of luxury sports cars for the rich and beautiful, despite only 1,400 Gullwings being produced. On top of its trademark upward opening doors, the 300 SL was the first-ever gasoline-powered car equipped with fuel injection directly into the combustion chamber. The Gullwing was recently ranked the No.5 sports car of all time, and it is nothing short of an icon.

No. 2 1970 C111

 

The C111-II made its emergence at the 1970 Geneva Motor Show prompting interested parties to send blank checks to Stuttgart to secure one of these cars for themselves. The C111-II of 1970 was powered by a large four rotor Wankel engine which urbanized 350 hp and gave the car a top speed of 186 mph. The C111-II accelerated from a standstill to 62 mph in a highly respectable 4.8 seconds. The four-rotor engine was equipped with a single ignition and direction injection.

No. 1 1955 300 SLR Racer

The expansion of the 300 SLR racing sports car was greatly influenced by the Mercedes 300 SL with prominent gullwing doors, which first creased up at the start of the Mille Miglia in 1952 and a road-going edition of which made its first appearance in February 1954. The racing sports car developed provided far superior output than its ‘little brother’ the SL – The specifications included an eight-cylinder engine with petrol direct injection and dual ignition, fundamentally the same unit which powered the 1954 Formula 1 racing car.

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