The most comprehensive book on the legendary Mercedes-Benz W123. SOLD OUT.

Now being read by W123 owners and enthusiasts in 84 countries – from Albania to Zimbabwe. ALL COPIES NOW SOLD.

Mercedes-Benz W123
The finest saloon car of the 20th Century?

The first comprehensive English-language book on the legendary Mercedes-Benz W123 Series. It fulfils the demand for a detailed analysis of the model. Beautifully designed and self-published by John Summers, and written by respected W123 specialist – Mark Cosovich together with the UK’s leading classic car author – Martin Buckley, foreword by ex F1 Champion Jody Scheckter.

This 224-page hardback book with over 220 pictures covers: the history of the W123, development and safety, competitors, W123 in motorsport, reunion of the 1977 London to Sydney rally team, Idi Amin’s ‘lost’ W123 rally car, definitive buyers’ guide, restoring a W123, technical overview of the model, specifications of production models, Martin Buckley reviews a ‘delivery mileage’ 230E, Stahlwille – original factory tools supplier, Classic Mercedes-Benz 1950-1985 Tool Set.

There’s no doubt the passion of Mark Cosovich shines through in this book as he shares his extensive knowledge and experience of the W123 gained from hands-on experience of over twenty five years working on the model.

This 224-page book with over 220 pictures covers:

The history of the W123
Development and safety
Competitors to the W123
W123 in motorsport
Reunion of the 1977 London to Sydney rally team
Idi Amin’s ‘lost’ W123 rally car
Definitive buyers’ guide
Restoring a W123
Technical overview of the model
Specifications of production models
Martin Buckley’s review of a ‘delivery mileage’ 230E
 Stahlwille – original factory tools supplier
Classic Mercedes-Benz 1950-1985 Tool Set

Why the Mercedes-Benz W123 is so special

Here's a few testimonials from fellow  W123 enthusiasts.'s a great read and superbly presented.
It has exceeded all my expectations.
GM – Western Australia
A really superb production and a wonderful detailed tribute to the car.
LQ – South Africa
It's so good, I think It'll be a five star review!
GM – Western Australia
Your book arrived this morning, and I have not stopped reading it. It does you and the W123 great credit, and is superb value. Once again a fantastic book, thank you, and well done.
The new book looks great. Keep up the awesome work, especially of the restored W123s.
I am very much enjoying reading the book. It is very well laid out, well written with great photos.
Many congratulations on the launch of this fantastic book, I can't put it down!
I think the book is really excellent – very professional. A credit to all who had a hand in putting it together.
What a treat, you guys have put together a superb testament to the W123 – well done.
An Excellent book. Well Done.

Our Mercedes-Benz W123 Book
has been sold to over 2,000 W123 fans in 84 countries.

All copies of our definitive and best-selling Mercedes-Benz W123 book have been sold

Our W123 book was shipped worldwide. Over 2,000 copies went to 84 countries.

Have a question? 
Contact Mark Cosovich on (+44) 01792 846888.