Monthly Archives: May 2006

Rotary…

It had to be a Mercedes W114/115. Nearly 10 years ago we dared to take the step from reading the “theoretical classics” magazine to driving a real classic car. It simply had to be a Mercedes…. “the best or nothing!“. Maybe a 1950s “Ponton”, or a 1960s “Fintail”? In the end. the W114/115 series, built between 1968 and 1976 appeared to be the perfect classic car for a beginner. Dozens of buyer guides and classifieds were carefully analysed with the result that an early W114, straight six saloon or coupĂ© would be exactly what we want. But wait…. the photo on the left does not show a Mercedes at all?… Continue reading