The most comprehensive book on the classic Mercedes-Benz W123

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 volume was officially launched in the UK at the 2014 Classic Motor Show at the NEC on 14-16th November.

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.

...it's a great read and superbly presented.
PH – UK
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.
SW
The new book looks great. Keep up the awesome work, especially of the restored W123s.
GP
I am very much enjoying reading the book. It is very well laid out, well written with great photos.
JM
Many congratulations on the launch of this fantastic book, I can't put it down!
J
I think the book is really excellent – very professional. A credit to all who had a hand in putting it together.
PE
What a treat, you guys have put together a superb testament to the W123 – well done.
GG – UK
An Excellent book. Well Done.
J

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 mulitple book order please email with the quantity and delivery address for a price.

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Delivery in UK

£42

(Inclusive of £7 P&P)

Delivery to Europe

£59

(Inclusive of £24 P&P)

Delivery to Rest of World

£72

(Inclusive of £37 P&P)

USA Orders

Customers in the USA can order direct from from us for £72 GBP (inclusive of £37 GBP P&P) or through our USA distributor, Bjorn Anderson of Broadway Auto Tech, Robbinsdale MN 55422. For price and availability email Bjorn at

Bulk order discount

Our book costs £35 GBP plus P&P, however clubs who order 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. Bulk orders have been shipped to USA, Australia, South Africa, Netherlands and Malaysia.

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Need Help?

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