The most comprehensive book on the legendary Mercedes-Benz W123

Now being read by W123 owners and enthusiasts in 79 countries – from Albania to Zimbabwe. A very limited number of copies remain available.

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. 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 self published 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 1,900 W123 fans worldwide.

How to buy the definitive Mercedes-Benz W123 book

Our W123 book is available to ship worldwide. To buy our book you can pay using PayPal – you do not need a PayPal account in order to do this. You can also pay direct into our bank account (BACS), your bank may charge you for this service. The following prices are for one book delivered to one address. For a multiple book order please email with the quantity and delivery address for a price.

Thank you to all you W123 enthusiasts for your continued support, and for buying our best-selling book. Due to the enforced lock-down we are enduring in the UK, any orders we receive will be sent out on an ad-hoc basis for the foreseeable future, but they will be sent. We apologise for any inconvenience, and delay in sending your book, but for those who already own a copy, now you have time to read it through again. Thank you and please stay safe.

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Our book costs £35 GBP plus P&P, however any orders in multiples of ten qualify for a discount. 

Ten books will cost £300 plus P&P

Please contact us for bulk orders with your delivery address so we can advise on the shipping cost. Discounted bulk orders have been shipped to USA, Australia, South Africa, Netherlands, Portugal and Malaysia.

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Don’t hesitate to ask us something. Email  or call Mark Cosovich on (+44) 01792 846888.