Cruising around with Mercedes Motoring owner J.G. Francis, we learned plenty about preserved Mercedes-Benzes. With a strong passion for the brand, Francis and his team search the country for vintage Mercedes-Benzes from the ’60s to ’80s, and then bring them to his Glendale, CA shop to preserve (rather than fully restore) these unaltered beauties. A true purist in his field, Francis uses the car’s original parts whenever possible, with the goal of maintaining the intended engineering and styling.
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