Mercedes-Benz Classic

  • “60 years of the SL” – the anniversary of the sports car will be celebrated at the world’s largest trade fair for classic vehicles from 21 to 25 March 2012
  • Eight fascinating representative examples of the SL model series will be on display at the Mercedes-Benz stand in Hall 1

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PeterH on September 20th, 2012

Forever young

Stuttgart – Mercedes-Benz has once again significantly upgraded the G‑Class, so reemphasising its position as the leader among off-road vehicles. The interior is characterised by high-quality appointments finished with exquisite materials.

The instrument cluster and centre console have been completely redesigned. The driver’s field of vision now encompasses a colour screen, between two new round dials. The car features as standard the sophisticated COMAND Online infotainment system, including a navigation system and internet access.


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PeterH on September 11th, 2012

Rudolf Uhlenhaut

Born on: 15 July 1906 in London Died on: 8 May 1989 in Stuttgart

The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (W 194 series) racing car unveiled in 1952 was clearly engineer Rudolf Uhlenhaut’s achievement. For it was Uhlenhaut, one of the rare automotive specialists with a great talent for design, who created it, laying the basis for racing successes as well as for the subsequent 300 SL (W 198) production sports car.


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PeterH on September 10th, 2012

  • Special exhibition on the history of the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows
  • Collaboration with Mercedes-Benz Classic
  • Stunning original vehicles from the Silver Arrow era from 1934-1939

Stuttgart/The Hague Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow cars are motor racing icons, known and loved all around the world. A special exhibition devoted to the history of these amazing vehicles from 1934 to 1939 is to run from 11 October 2012 to 6 January 2013 at the Louwman Museum in The Hague.


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PeterH on September 3rd, 2012

  • First official use of the S-Class designation
  • High-end vehicles have always been core products of Mercedes-Benz
  • Features, safety and comfort on top level

Stuttgart – At the Frankfurt International Motor Show in September 1972, Mercedes-Benz premiered not only a new generation of its flagship luxury-class vehicle but also a new name – the sedans were now officially known as the Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The ‘S’ abbreviation for top-of-the-line Mercedes-Benz models had been in use since 1949.


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  • From upper intermediate-class coupé to E-Class Coupé
  • Elegant-sporty touring car with a personality of its own
  • Staying young for 25 years: model series C 124 is a coveted Young Classic

Stuttgart – Sporty-elegant, two-door and with seductively modern lines: this is how the new Mercedes-Benz upper medium-class coupé presented itself at the Geneva Motor Show in March 1987. Model series C 124, which was to be designated “E-Class Coupé” from 1993 onwards, was – after the saloon and the estate – the third body variant of the 124 series. The A 124 Cabriolet, based on the coupé, was to follow only in 1991.


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