Mercedes-Benz 300B by Pininfarina, 1955

Creating a one-off Adenauer Coupe The general ’50s era design ethos of Italian coachbuilder Pininfarnia and that of Mercedes-Benz could be politely described as divergent. Sober and generally functional designs marked Mercedes sedan offerings while Pininfarina penned more voluptuous, often less functional but more emotional designs. When Pininfarina indicated to Mercedes in late 1954 their […]

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