372.102 km/h with the power from twelve cylinders
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…)
ALL TIME STARS takes stock after one year
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.
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…)
Techno Classica: luxurious cabriolets and sporty roadsters
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.
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…)