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6.3 Sales Literature

New Generation 6.3 Brochure

Introduction to the hallmark of the Mercedes-Benz "New Generation."

Interior photos, and list of basic and optional equipment.

Photos of components and technical data.

Mercedes-Benz of Canada, Ltd.

Excerpt from product line brochure featuring the 300SEL 6.3.

Excerpt from product line fold-out featuring the 300SEL 6.3.


Comparing the new Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 with the champion of yesteryear - SSK.

6.3 Owner's Manual


Model 300SEL 6.3 (1968-1972)
Mercedes-Benz Production Models Book by W. Robert Nitske.

Model 300SEL 6.3 (1968-72)
Illustrated Mercedes-Benz Production Buyer's Guide by Frank Barrett.

Magazine Articles

Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 V-8
An unimaginative name for a highly imaginative car. Written by Bernard Cahier.

6.3 Mercedes 300
A big-engined option for a semi-big sedan. By Gunther Molter.

6.3 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL
Merely the Greatest Sedan in the World.

Superman Meets Supermachine
Don Garlits meets the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3! Written by Brock Yates.

Mercedes Builds A Reluctant Racer
Is a Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3 the ultimate racing sedan? Written by Jerry Sloniger.

The Ten Best Cars in the World
Sedan over $10,000: Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3.

A Mighty Mercedes: The 300 SEL 6.3
Article by Robert DePue Brown covers the 300 SEL 6.3 and Karl Middelhauve's custom 6.3 engineering feats.

Monster Mercedes Alive in Finland
Jerry Sloniger reports on a Mercedes 300SEL 6.3 with the optional five-speed homologation gearbox fitted by the legendary Mercedes-Benz race maverick Erich Waxenberger.

Hot Wax
Erich Waxenberger, a Bavarian rebel in Mercedes’ sober Swabian ranks, slipped some wondrous cars through the net. Jerry Sloniger revisits an old friend.

Best Saloons Ever
A poll by Classic & Sports Car rates the best saloons ever.