Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (R 129, 1989 bis 2001), erste Generation (1989 bis 1995).

  • Numerous innovations, from the automatic roll-over bar to the integral seat
  • Twelve-cylinder engine made its debut in the SL of the R 129 model series
  • Official AMG versions of the SL became available for the first time


Continue reading about A technological trailblazer celebrates its 25th anniversary: Mercedes-Benz SL, R 129 model series (1989 to 2001)

PeterH on January 3rd, 2014

250 D Fahrgestell mit verlängertem Radstand

Exemplary for aerodynamics, lightweight construction and safety

  • “Medium Mercedes Class” celebrated its world premiere in November 1984
  • New variety: Saloon, Estate, Coupé, long-wheelbase version and Convertible
  • Since 1993, the medium Mercedes-Benz model series has officially been named the E-Class


Continue reading about 30 years of the 124 series


  • SSK: a reminder of the era of the Salzberg and Rossfeld races
  • AMG 300 SEL 6.8: a fascination for motorsport of the modern era
  • Prominent racing drivers take to the starting line: Jochen Mass and Karl Wendlinger


Continue reading about Mercedes-Benz SSK and AMG 300 SEL 6.8 at the premiere of the “International Mountain Award Rossfeld Berchtesgaden”


  • First Mercedes-Benz passenger car with unibody and three-box design
  • First “spy photo” in automotive history


Continue reading about Pioneer of modern automobiles: the Mercedes-Benz 180 (W 120) debuted in 1953


  • The international success of Mercedes-Benz is also reflected in the history of the S-Class
  • Each generation of the S-Class has shaped its respective era with innovations from the cutting-edge research of Mercedes-Benz


Continue reading about The Mercedes-Benz S-Class – a driving force behind Daimler’s economic history

PeterH on September 1st, 2013

Mercedes-Benz Typ 600 Limousine in Paris

  • The car’s breakthrough in France
  • In 1902 the Paris Motor Show becomes the ‘Mercedes Show’
  • Launch of the S-Class in Paris in 1972


Continue reading about The S-Class: a Classic in France

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