Mercedes-Benz presents a 12-part how-to video series designed to inspire and entertain

As part of its celebration of “125 Years of Motorsport,” Mercedes-Benz has converted a used 1969 280 S sedan into a “furious” rally car and recorded the process as a YouTube video series “to increase the appeal of classic cars amongst a younger audience with this unconventional build and, in doing so, inspire others to do the same.”

However, the company adds in its announcement, “Because anyone who works on old cars already knows that things never go according to plan, this is exactly what ‘Project Retro Rally’ is about: showing the true project car life, and all the delays and surprises classic fans face.”

The ‘Project Retro Rallye’ 280 S competes in the AvD-Histo-Monte 2019 rally after its conversion from a used car to a rally racer | Daimler AG photos

The final two episodes in the 12-part series were to be

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