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Camel Trophy Land Rover Discovery 1

Brief History

Camel Trophy began in 1980 with three German teams driving Jeeps along the infamous Transamazonica Highway from Belem to Santarem in Brazil. Planned as a one-off Promotional Event, Trophy caught the imagination of all those who saw the images from this first journey. A second was held in 1981, a third in 1982 and so on uninterrupted, each year until 1998. A final waterborne Trophy event was held in 2000.

From these humble beginnings the event grew during the next decade and a half to become the most famous event of its kind in the world, a unique combination of adventure, expedition and competition.

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1968 Mercedes Benz SL 250

You know a car is old when it`s an improvement to have a mirror on the driver side, opposed to not having any side mirrors at all! This month at NV Euro Motor Works we were privileged enough to be able to work on a Mercedes SL 250 from 1968. This car came in with a rough idle problem, and left us with a lasting impression. From the wood grain interior, the eye catching steering wheel and the unique engine in this Mercedes, this car was in immaculate condition.

It was a real treat to see how well this Mercedes had aged, with the original upholstery, all the original chrome and other trim with body panels, this car was a truly rare sight. The only thing more unique was the Mercedes 2.5 litre inline six engines. Continue reading 1968 Mercedes Benz SL 250