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Top 10 Mercedes Models

We’ve compiled a list of 10 Mercedes-Benz vehicles that personify the brand’s slogan “The Best or Nothing”

by  John Clark  | 


We’ve compiled a list of 10 Mercedes-Benz vehicles that personify the brand’s slogan “The Best or Nothing”.  Choosing the best Mercedes is like trying to choose which of your children is best:  the doctor, the lawyer, the philanthropist, the astronaut… you get the idea.  But in an effort to pick who should rise to the top, we looked firstly at which cars made the largest impact on the automotive world, and secondly, which were among the most popular.

Check out the photo gallery below and click through to see our top ten Mercedes picks.  Don’t agree with our choices, send us your top ten, and we’ll compile a second top 10 based on your votes.


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1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K

01. 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K

The 1936 540K was one of the supercars of its day. It was powered by a 5.4L supercharged inline eight capable of producing180 HP and rode on a four-wheel independent suspension.

The car in the photo is a 1936 Mercedes-Benz 540K von Krieger. Originally built for a Royal Prussian family in 1936, it was recently sold at auction for $11.7 million.

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