Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3
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6.3 Sales Literature

New Generation 6.3 Brochure
Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3 Sales Brochure
Introduction to the Hallmark of the Mercedes-Benz "New Generation."
Basic Equipment
Interior photos, list of Basic and Optional Equipment.
Technical Details
Photos of components and Technical Data.

Mercedes-Benz of Canada, Ltd.
Product Line Brochure
Excerpt from product line brochure featuring the 300SEL 6.3.
Product Line Fold-out
Excerpt from product line fold-out featuring the 300SEL 6.3.

1969 Magazine Advertisement
Comparing the new Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 with the champion of yesteryear - SSK.

6.3 Owner's Manual

U.S. Preliminary Edition
Position of model identification plates (pg 3)
Operating Guide (pg 4-5)
Dashboard (pg 6-7)
Instrument Cluster (pg 8-9)
Steering lock and ignition switch (pg 10)
Combination switch on the steering column (pg. 11)
Lever switch for air suspension (pg 12)
Heater - Defroster - Ventilator (pg 13)
Driving (pg 14-15)
MB Automatic Transmission (pg 16-18)
Maintenance and lubrication service (pg 19-21)
Loading of the vehicle (pg 22-23)


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

300SEL 6.3 liter, 1968-72
Illustrated Mercedes-Benz Production Buyer's Guide by Frank Barrett.

Magazine Articles

MOTOR TREND - June 1968
Mercedes-Benz 300SEL 6.3 V-8
An unimaginative name for a highly imaginative car. Written by Bernard Cahier.

ROAD & TRACK - June 1968
6.3 Mercedes 300
A big-engined option for a semi-big sedan. By Gunther Molter.

ROAD & TRACK - November 1968
6.3 Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL
Merely the Greatest Sedan in the World.

CAR and DRIVER - October 1969
Superman Meets Supermachine
Don Garlits meets the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3! Written by Brock Yates.

ROAD TEST - January 1971
Mercedes Builds A Reluctant Racer
Is a Mercedes 300 SEL 6.3 the ultimate racing sedan? Written by Jerry Sloniger.

ROAD & TRACK - August 1971
The Ten Best Cars in the World
Sedan over $10,000: Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL 6.3.

CAR COLLECTOR and Car Classics - September 1982
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.

CLASSIC & SPORTS CAR - January 1999
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.

CLASSIC & SPORTS CAR - January 1999
Hot Wax
Erich Waxenberger, a Bavarian rebel in Mercedesí 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.

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