Template talk:Mercedes-Benz vehicles

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Here's a prototype of a Mercedes model template, based on Template:BMW cars, which I based on Template:Ferrari vehicles. Numbers for new SL, CLK and SLK not known yet. It might well be best to take this all the way back to the 1950s. The new CL coupé has its own number, C215. Comments welcome. -- Hotlorp 01:38, 6 Apr 2005 (UTC)

Mercedes-Benz road car timeline, 1960s-present (edit)
Type 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
city / A-Class W168 W169
small / C-Class W201 W202 W203
medium / E-Class W114/W115 W123 W124 W210 W211
large / S-Class W108/W109 W116 W126 W140 W220
limousines W100 (600) W240 (Maybach)
large convertible / SL R107 R129 new SL
small convertible / SLK R170 new SLK
small coupé / CLK C208 new CLK
supercars SLR
SUVs W460/W461 (G) W463 (G)
W163 (M)


Not sure why Smart cars are in the list, I've changed it to A-Class. Feel free to revert if I'm wrong, but please state why here. Mat-C 12:20, 25 October 2005 (UTC)

finally fixed !!![edit]

Was something horrible... :(*) hahaha --Zzzzzzus 13:40, 26 October 2005 (UTC)zzzzzzus


Mercedes-Benz W202, Mercedes-Benz W203 and Mercedes-Benz W204 were redirected to the C-Class article, following a deletion discussion. You may want to reorganize this template and related articles in light of that decision. -- nae'blis (talk) 19:19, 14 July 2006 (UTC)


The maybach is included while it's not sale under the Mercedes brand. Arguably, it can be included to have a complete overview of Daimler Benz's cars, but then smart should be included too. -- 22:31, 27 July 2007 (UTC)

SLR classification[edit]

Wouldn't categorizing the SLR as a supercar (new category in this table) rather than yet another coupé make more sense? Compare the R8 in the Audi template or even the Z8 in the BMW template. The Seventh Taylor (talk) 21:41, 15 May 2008 (UTC)

completely.. to classify it as a coupe is really weird Somatosis (talk) 03:27, 5 June 2008 (UTC)
Done The Seventh Taylor (talk) 15:29, 8 June 2008 (UTC)

M Class / ML Class[edit]

"It is called ML and the page it links to is a page for ML. An M-Class does not exist" according to User:Andrew Nutter.

Oh yes, it does, if we can trust the company itself to be a reliable source for this. See Mercedes Benz M-Class page. The Seventh Taylor (talk) 07:25, 11 June 2008 (UTC)

What about SLC (C107)?[edit]

In streamlining, SLC should fall under Large coupe, preceding C126 as it was manufactired from 1971 to 1981 being replaced by C126 - SEC. In that period, large coupe was based on SL chassis (hence SL-C) rather than on S as with previous W112 Coupe and later W126 Coupe.

SL-C is longer by 12" (approximately) than SL, it is a full 2+2 seater, the whole range is dubbed C107 (opposed to R107 - SL). —Preceding unsigned comment added by (talk) 18:56, 19 September 2008 (UTC)


How about updating the template so that the time frame would be till 2015 like the BMW template? Abdallah (talk) 20:06, 21 October 2008 (UTC)

I would say that it is soon going to be time to split the Benz timeline into one more section.  ⊂| Mr.choppers |⊃  (talk) 12:51, 27 January 2011 (UTC)
If there is no any missing articles till 2015 there is no need to extend it. And yep next time it needs maybe splitting to new time frame. -->Typ932 T·C 15:52, 27 January 2011 (UTC)

Splitting the Timeline[edit]

This timeline is large compared to most vehicle brand timelines. I suggest that it be split into a car timeline and a light truck (van and suv) timeline such as the Ford, Chevrolet, and Dodge/Ram timelines. (talk) 01:50, 27 February 2012 (UTC)

Done!  Mr.choppers | ✎  02:52, 16 May 2013 (UTC)


Hello all,
I think this template has some problems with scope. The template is called "Mercedes-Benz vehicles", but it doesn't include all Mercedes vehicles - buses and trucks are left out. On the other hand, the header row says "Mercedes-Benz road car timeline, 1990s–present" but the template covers more than just cars. So, what should we do?

  • Cut down the template so that it only covers cars. Vans could, perhaps, be put in a different template.
  • Rename the template, and change the header row, so that they reflect what's currently in the template.
  • Add other Mercedes-Benz vehicles that are currently excluded.

Or something else? bobrayner (talk) 19:58, 15 December 2013 (UTC)