TOP 8 Exclusive Car Dealerships Worth Keeping an Eye On!

Petrolhead from petrolheadblog.com surfing in internetAs a true petrolhead, I don’t limit myself just to the makes and models I eventually choose for myself. From time to time I like to just randomly browse cars for sale and whilst – let’s face it – huge online marketplaces can be very useful when I know exactly what I’m looking for, there are much better options out there when you’re just looking to broaden your horizons and spend some quality time looking at offers on nice cars. Below is a list of the car dealerships (in random order) whose pages I visit every now and then. Continue reading “TOP 8 Exclusive Car Dealerships Worth Keeping an Eye On!”

Can You Guess What Mercedes Benz Model This Is?

Mercedes Benz E400 AMG S1
Guess the exact model of this MB and write it into comments!

The rules are simple – at the bottom of this post there is a comments section, I want You, the reader, to guess what Mercedes Benz model that is on the photo. Be as specific as You can – name the model, engine, version and generation. For a true MB fan this should be doable, not super easy I think, but doable 🙂 Continue reading “Can You Guess What Mercedes Benz Model This Is?”

Spot the Differences! Mercedes S Class Coupe as a Yacht…

Arrow 460 Granturimos and Mercedes S Class Coupe
Lookalikes – Arrow 460 Granturismo and C217 Mercedes Benz S Class Coupe

Mercedes-Benz announced totally new boat concept: Mercedes-Benz Style luxury yacht Arrow460-Granturismo, which – as anyone can see from the photos above – has similar lines with S Class Coupe model. Continue reading “Spot the Differences! Mercedes S Class Coupe as a Yacht…”

Spot of The Day – Lancia Delta HF Integrale Martini 5 Edition

The Lancia Delta Integrale had a number of limited production special models – this one, which I spotted near Marbella, is a mint condition Martini 5 Edition based on the Lancia Delta HF Integrale EVO1. Continue reading “Spot of The Day – Lancia Delta HF Integrale Martini 5 Edition”

How and Why to Buy a Used Car from Japan

Japan car importOn online vehicle marketplaces based in Europe, you can see phrases like re-import from Japan, Japan market vehicle and Japan import being used with increasing frequency. So what is it about used vehicles from Japan, particularly those of European origin, that makes them so attractive? Why would anyone import a Mercedes or BMW or Porsche from Japan – how does this make financial sense? Continue reading “How and Why to Buy a Used Car from Japan”

Back in Black – 2016 Trends from Geneva

Brabus booth at Geneve Motor Show 2016

I was in Geneva recently and also visited Palexpo, where the 86e Salon International de l’Automobile (the 86th International Motor Show) took place. I am not a huge fan of these concept and extreme sports cars and such-like, so although the huge exhibition center was full of vehicles, there are few significant observations from my side.  Continue reading “Back in Black – 2016 Trends from Geneva”

Mercedes Soft Close Doors Work from First Position, Finally!

Although Mercedes was amongst the first car manufacturers to introduce Soft Closing (or as some prefer to call them, ´pump-´) doors on the W140 S Class in the early 1990s, its soft closing doors have only Continue reading “Mercedes Soft Close Doors Work from First Position, Finally!”

Restoration of C126 Mercedes Benz 500 SEC

Mercedes Benz 500SEC restoration

Some 5-6 years ago, I bought my girlfriend a Mercedes 500 SEC – as seen from the photos, it is the facelift model produced in 1989. One of the previous owners was an Olympic medalist in bobsleigh, so the car has some history!  Continue reading “Restoration of C126 Mercedes Benz 500 SEC”