MercedesBenz 450SEL 6 9

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Mercedes-Benz 450SEL 6.9

The car’s name is Mercedes-Benz 450 SEL 6.9, no one bothers with the 450SEL In fact, you can just drop the MB out of the altogether — 6.9 by itself will The 6.9 is part of that elite of cars known simply by alphanumerics (or, in this pure numerics). F40. M1. ZR-1. Even a car as fully fly as the M5 qualify without the the chassis (e.g. E39). (Which Z06, for instance?) But 6.9 can mean but a 6.9. Also, with the of the wider tires, the only way to a 6.9 apart from its baser 450 SEL is a metallic badge on the trunk. that level of stealth today’s badge-festooned über-sedans, all of look like wolves in costumes. Of course you could select factory option 261 and the badge, which is the correct way to

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And fly the 6.9 did! But we get to the specifics, consider what the 6.9 to pistonhead culture. Sinatra, Savalas and the Shah of Iran owned one, as did JFK Jr. We’ve all Frankenheimer’s Ronin 13-dozen and therefore all know the director of Prix used both an M5 and an S8 for his auto opus. But what car Stuttgart could hold its own the best from Munich and in one of the greatest odes to the car ever Only one, really. Too bad had to add in the fake tire smoke.

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Mercedes-Benz A II 150 95 Hp

Even more fantastic, 30 years, Claude Lelouch has admitted the car on whose bumper he a camera to film C’était un was none other than a For decades, peeps (me included) the car tearing through the guts of was in fact a Ferrari 275 GTB. If you into the Peterson Automotive today you will find a of Rendez-vous playing next to a 275 GTB/4 with a sign its use in the film. Sure, Lelouch did dub in the from a Ferrari, but for a big ole two-ton to pull off a Ferrari impersonation for 30 Well, that’s about as as a car with extra doors

C’était un rendez-vous

What the 6.9 so gosh darn hot? all great cars, we’ll with history. In 1966 an named Erich Waxenberger to stuff the M100 V8 from the fab MB 600 (owned by both John and the Pope) into a W109 chassis. In doing so, he created the first Q-Car. This was a moment. While practically gets the appeal of, to quote Yates, American dim-bulb racer variety, muscle (think McConaughey in Dazed and ) it takes a more sophisticated to understand just how friggin’ a stonking motor in a stock sedan is. And Mr. Waxenberger’s 6.3 started it The 6.3 was produced from 1968 the oil crisis of 1973, when

killed it. Make no mistake, the 6.3 was a of a car; so much so that I put it to a vote against the 6.9. after much pondering, I the 6.9 is just that much

In European trim, the big 6.9-liter cranked out 286 horsepower and 405 lb-ft or (the Malaise Era US version got its clipped to the tune of just 250 and 360 torques). If you can set your mental machines back 30 years and the previous sentence, smoke billow out of your ears. In a Corvette was limping up 219 hp and 255 lb-ft of A Ferrari 308 GTS? You don’t want to know (205 hp and 181 Only the really exotic (Countach. Aston Martin V8 Ferrari 512 BB) was making more and only 18-wheelers produced as torque.

Mercedes-Benz A II 150 95 Hp
Mercedes-Benz A II 150 95 Hp
Mercedes-Benz A II 150 95 Hp

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