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Full List of Every Mercedes-Benz Ever Made
Mercedes’ beginnings stretch back to 1886 and the invention of the internal combustion vehicle. This occurred in two separate, independent locations in Southwestern Germany only 60 miles apart. Karl Benz produced a petrol-powered car (a 3-wheeler) and Gottlieb Daimler, together with Wilhelm Maybach, produced a petrol-powered converted stagecoach. Both parties were unaware of each other’s work. Daimler and Maybach went on to make the first 4-wheel petrol car in 1889, and founded DMG. This stood for Daimler-Motren-Gesellschaft. DMG began selling automobile in 1890. Benz was hot on their tracks, producing his first 4-wheeler in 1891. By 1900 his firm, Benz & Cie was the world’s largest automaker. The first models to bear the Mercedes name were a series of DMG sports cars named after the daughter of wealthy entrepreneur and auto racing enthusiast Emil Jellinek, Mercedes. They continued to work independently until 1924. Then, due to the economic ramifications of the First World War, the competitors began cooperating. After two years, they had formally merged to form Daimler-Benz AG. The company’s cars and trucks were thereafter produced under the name of Mercedes-Benz. They soon became industry leaders, and it was after the launch of the large and prestigious Mercedes-Benz W15 that Mercedes-Benz was created as a separate division under Daimler-Benz AG.
During the 1950s Mercedes-Benz launched some of their best looking cars including the 190 and the 300 SL. The 300 L was the first production vehicle to utilize fuel-injection technology. The 1960s saw continued success with the 220, the 230 and the 600, also known as the W100. Since then Mercedes-Benz has sat at the top of the luxury market and has also made some great sports cars too (especially since its full acquisition the AMG company). While it is most famous throughout the world for large luxury passenger cars, the company has used the AMG acquisition to grow its sports car model list while also growing its market share in the ever-important SUV and crossover segment too. Then there's the push towards electrification - Mercedes Benz has committed to an all-electric lineup by 2030 (where markets permit). It is an ambitious target no doubt but one that the carmaker is not shying away from. There is already a Mercedes EQ division to anchor the drive towards an electric future and a few all-electric models have already been introduced to the public
This page is dedicated to all the Mercedes-Benz models and cars built over the years, we have found hundreds of them for you to enjoy.