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Mercedes-Benz is a German global automobile marque and a division of Daimler AG. The brand is know for luxury vehicles, buses, coaches and trucks. The headquarters is in Stuttgart, Baden-Wurttemberg. The name first appeared in 1926 under Daimler-Benz. In 2018, Mercedes-Benz was the biggest selling premium vehicle brand in the world, having sold 2.31 million passenger cars.

Mercedes-Benz traces its origins to Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschafts’s 1901 Mercedes and Karl Benz’s 1886 Benz Patent-Motorwagen, which is widely regarded as the first gasoline-powered automobile. The slogan for the brand is “the best or nothing”.

Throughout the 1930s, Mercedes-Benz produced the 770 model, a car that was popular during Germany’s Nazi period. Adolf Hitler was known to have driven these cars during his time in power, with bulletproof windshields. Most of the surviving models have been sold at auctions to private buyers. One of them is currently on display at the War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario. The pontiff’s Popemobile has often been sourced from Mercedes-Benz. In 1944, 46,000 forced laborers’ families. Mercedes-Benz has introduced many technological and safety innovations that later became common in other vehicles. Mercedes-Benz is one of the best-known and established automotive brands in the world.


Before…

We will be working on getting the engine running, the convertible top working, electrical, exhaust and some other key components to this car.

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During…

We have braced the interior of the car to cut out the rusted floor pans.

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The donor floorboard is here for us to start cutting out the floor pans.

We have the car up on the rotisserie so that we can more easily access the rusted floor pans for removal.

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We cut out front and rear foot wells and seat pans from the donor floor pan.

Both floor pans have been replaced and sealed.

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After…

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