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1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 5-Speed: Putting the “Sports” back in “Sports Leicht”

The original Mercedes-Benz SL-series cars were true sports cars: hard-edged, performance-oriented, and they took some skill to drive. In fact, the designation “SL” originally stood for “Sports Leicht” or in … Continue Reading 1991 Mercedes-Benz 300SL 5-Speed: Putting the “Sports” back in “Sports Leicht”

1983 Mercedes-Benz 280SE: Just because it’s tubby doesn’t mean it’s not FUN!

Regular visitors to TotallyThatStupid – and yes, there are some – have surely figured out that we are fans of big German cars. Well, we’re fans of the small ones … Continue Reading 1983 Mercedes-Benz 280SE: Just because it’s tubby doesn’t mean it’s not FUN!