1961 Mercedes Ponton with an Evo Powertrain

1961 Mercedes Ponton with a Mitsubishi Evo 4G63T Drivetrain

One of the best part of searching for articles is finding the wild combinations builders come up with. Take for example this project from Boix Performance in Funtana, Croatia. They have taken a 1961 Mercedes Ponton, removed everything besides the body and installed the entire chassis including the powertrain from a totaled Mitsubishi Lancer Evolution … Read more

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Mercedes W211 with a OM606

Mercedes W211 with a OM606

The guys from Diesel Pump UK have just unveiled their new Mercedes W211 demo car. The car is powered by a 3.0 L OM606 inline-six turbo diesel with one of their quick spool turbo kits and new BorgWarner turbocharger. In the video below the team tunes the engine and continues to increase boost and fuel … Read more

Mercedes 190E Wrapped Around a C63 AMG

Mercedes 190E Wrapped Around a C36 AMG

Piper Motorsport has built a Frankenstein Benz by installing a everything from a C63 AMG including engine, transmission, driveline, suspension, brakes, fire wall, dash and electronics into a mid-80’s Mercedes 190E. Simply put they are dropping the body on a C63 AMG W204 chassis. The 6.2 L M156 V8 was developed exclusively by AMG. This … Read more

Mercedes W123 Wagon with a 7.3 L V12

Mercedes W123 Wagon with a 7.3 L AMG V12

When this Mercedes W123 rolled out of the factory it was powered by a 2.8 L M110 inline-six engine but recently this crafty owner decided to increase the cylinder count and displacement of the engine in his wagon by more than double. So the owner found a rare 7.3 L AMG M120 V12 and automatic … Read more

1991 Mercedes 500SL with a 2JZ-GTE

1991 Mercedes 500SL with a 2JZ-GTE

When we last wrote about this 2JZ powered Mercedes 500SL the sellers had only a few images and basic details. Since then Power Vehicles have uploaded a huge photo album (153 photos) and more stats of the Mercedes to their Facebook page. The car is a 1991 Mercedes 500SL convertible that has been converted to … Read more

1980 Mercedes 380SL with a LS3

1980 Mercedes 380SL with a LS3

Paul Reynolds purchased a stock 1980 Mercedes 380SL from a friend in 2003. The car was used as a daily driver for several years until he purchased a newer model. With the newer Mercedes taking the daily driving duties he could work on upgrading the older model. The first modification was swapping the 3.8 L … Read more