A very ragged Mercedes-Benz 190 SL – RDP Challenge

. Today's Ragtag Daily Prompt HERE calls for everything ragged. As you may know I have this thing for vintage cars and have done several related posts, i.e. HERE and HERE. I grew up with cars. Hence I like the sounds of their engines and their often very unique bodywork. These days most of the new ...

WPC: A Weathered Vintage Mercedes 170 DS

Some time ago I passed a lot where a couple of old cars were parked. There were newer and older cars, but all of them were weathered. Vor einiger Zeit kam ich an einem Grundstück vorbei, auf dem ein paar alte Autos geparkt waren. Es gab dort neuere und ältere Fahrzeuge, aber alle waren verwittert. . a ...

Weekly Photo Challenge Future

  When Carl Benz invented the first petrol driven car, a thing called "Patent Motorwagen" in 1886, nobody knew how much and in which ways it would change the future. The early days of the Automobile were fascinating. Mutual interests made friends and mutual interests separated them again. Gottlieb Daimler, who had first been Wilhelm Maybach's promoter and later on business ...

Weekly Photo Challenge Enveloped

I've just spent a wonderful weekend in Hamburg in-between car enthusiasts, family and friends (more to come soon). For this week's photo challenge I found a picture of a dark blue Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster enveloped by his beautifully shaped curvy bigger sisters  - to the left a cream colored Mercedes 300 S and on its right a ...

Weekly Photo Challenge: On the Move – again

ON THE MOVE - cars and people in China I've found so many ON THE MOVE pictures, now that I've dug into the topic a bit more. Here's another one I'd like to share with you. While my first entry here revealed movement from the distance, this one depicts different kinds of movement: we're sitting in a rolling car, ...