• Most powerful and fastest diesel car of its day
  • Innovative starting technology: a turn of the ignition key was all it took
  • “Stroke/8” model series set the standards in the premium middle-class category


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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


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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


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  • 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


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