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You'll Never Guess It's A Mercedes: Inside the 1970 Mercedes-Benz C111

A test drive of one of the rarer, more thrilling oddities in the Benz canon

$1 Million Classic Car No One Would Guess Is a Mercedes

This weekend at Pebble Beach is the perfect opportunity to explore some of the more unusual cars in history. 

For example, I was quite excited to drive the 1970 Mercedes-Benz C111. Merc made only 15 of them, and only one of the existing 10 is drivable today. 

The concept is special because for years it served as a test mule for then-futuristic automotive technologies: turbo-charging, Mercedes-patented gullwing doors, sport suspension and air conditioning. 

The best part is it doesn't look anything like what you'd expect from a Mercedes. Watch the video for more. 

 

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