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PeterH on March 23rd, 2017

372.102 km/h with the power from twelve cylinders

Herbst 1936: Mercedes-Benz stellt neue Geschwindigkeitsrekorde auf

A new record-breaking vehicle with a streamlined body and fully faired wheels as well as a likewise new V12 supercharged engine rated at 453 kW (616 hp): thus equipped, Rudolf Caracciola, the 1935 European Grand Prix champion, set out in autumn 1936 to break records for Mercedes-Benz.       (more…)

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PeterH on March 13th, 2017

ALL TIME STARS takes stock after one year

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Mercedes-Benz Classic and ALL TIME STARS played a big part in the successful premiere of the Motorworld Classics show in Berlin last year – and this year will once again have numerous vehicles on display at the historic exhibition centre next to Berlin’s ‘Funkturm’ (a former broadcasting tower).

The event, which runs from 6 to 9 October 2016, will once again feature a large number of the officially recognised Mercedes-Benz brand clubs.

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PeterH on August 29th, 2016

Mercedes-Benz Classic bei der Arlberg Classic Car Rally

ALL TIME STARS on breathtaking Alpine roads

Three days, 120 classic automobiles and around 600 kilometres on dream roads between Tyrol and Bavaria: those are the key details of the seventh Arlberg Classic Car Rally, which takes place from 30 June until 1 July 2016.      (more…)

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PeterH on April 30th, 2016

Techno Classica: luxurious cabriolets and sporty roadsters

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At Techno Classica 2016, Mercedes-Benz Classic will focus on the culture of open-top motoring. In Hall 1 of the show in Essen, the Stuttgart brand will present open-top vehicles in the tradition of the C-Class Cabriolet, S-Class Cabriolet and SL.

Since the automobile was invented 130 years ago, it is, above all, luxurious cabriolets and sporty roadsters from Mercedes-Benz that have inspired the dream of open-top motoring.

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PeterH on March 28th, 2016

Mercedes-Benz SL, R 231, 2015

Open for sporty and exclusive refinement

Elegant cabriolets and sporty roadsters are among the highlights of Mercedes-Benz’s model history. At the Salon Rétromobile in Paris, Mercedes-Benz Classic is shining the spotlight on this tradition combining design, sportiness and comfort.

The vehicle exhibits range from the luxurious 300 S from 1956 and the 280 SE 3.5 Cabriolet from 1969 to two SL sports-car classics in the shape of the 300 SL Roadster from 1959 and the 280 SL from 1968 to the new S-Class Cabriolet (A 217) and the new SL (R 231).     (more…)

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PeterH on March 2nd, 2016

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