The readers of “Motor Klassik” classic car magazine have decided: in the “Motor Klassik Award 2013” a Mercedes-Benz vehicle has won in all of five categories.
“In this vote, three historic cars as well as two current Mercedes-Benz models won,” Michael Bock, Head of Mercedes-Benz Classic, was pleased to say. “The G-Class and the CLS [...]
Sixty years ago the story that would immediately become a legend began. Six years following the end of the war – a time during which some of the Daimler-Benz plants still lay in ruin – the Head of Testing, Rudolf Uhlenhaut, was inspired to shed a positive light on the developments taking place at Mercedes-Benz [...]
Readers of the German classic car magazine “Motor Klassik” have voted Mercedes-Benz vehicles the winners in a grand total of four categories in the “Motor Klassik Awards 2012” competition.
The SLS AMG and the G‑Class, as well as two classic SL model series, each took the majority of votes in their respective categories. In issue [...]
The Mercedes-Benz 300 SL (W 194 series) racing sports car came as an overwhelming surprise: although people had hoped for a car like this from Mercedes-Benz during the post-war period, it still left the world speechless when it was presented in March 1952.
That same year, the 300 SL enjoyed enormous success at all the [...]
In the 1950s, a very special star rose in Stuttgart: the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class was born. It all began with motor racing sports. With its successes in international competitions, in 1952 the 300 SL competition sports car (W 194 series, “SL” stands for “Super-Light”), became the initial spark for the start of two fascinating production sports [...]
A legend turns 100: Paul Pietsch, racing driver and publisher, celebrates this rare hundredth birthday on 20 June 2011. Motor Presse Stuttgart honours its founder on this occasion with a classic car rally and regularity run with prominent participants that leads in two day stages from Freiburg through the Black Forest to Stuttgart. Mercedes-Benz is [...]
Orders for the new Mercedes-Benz SLK commenced on 17 January 2011. It will feature a new, exciting design, exceptionally high levels of comfort for a roadster, as well as exquisite technology and no shortage of open-air driving pleasure.
As such, the agile sports car already looks set to continue a success story which started back [...]
Mercedes-Benz will be represented for the first time at this year’s “Klassikwelt Bodensee” (Lake Constance Classic World) from 3 to 6 June 2010 in Friedrichshafen, where it will be putting on an extensive vehicle display. Featuring an extremely diverse programme of events, the fair is a reflection of the history of mobility comprising historic means [...]
The Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG is part and parcel of the Mercedes-Benz tradition of super-sports cars. While not directly based on a specific contemporary racing model, the design features many technical details from racing technology.
Examples include the “torque tube” between the engine and the rear axle, with a transaxle gearbox system: inside the tube is [...]
SLS AMG and E 63 AMG: now on the starting line at the AMG Driving Academy: Experiencing the physical limits of driving with the new gullwingMittwoch, 21.April 2010
At selected events of the AMG Driving Academy, participants can experience two new Mercedes dream cars – the SLS AMG and the E 63 AMG.
The programme of events of the AMG Driving Academy, which was founded in 2007, is divided into five different skill levels: EMOTION, BASIC, ADVANCED, PRO and MASTERS. The choice extends [...]
On 23 November 1952 Mercedes-Benz celebrated a historic motor sports success: a double victory by two 300 SL sports cars in the legendary Carrera Panamericana road race covering more than 3100 km right across Mexico, from the border with Guatemala in the south to Ciudad Juarez on the northern border with the USA.
Great altitudes, [...]
Mercedes-Benz is bringing a particular highlight to New York with the world premiere of the new SLS AMG GT3, coinciding with the U.S. market launch of the SLS AMG.
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The old and new gullwing on the route of the legendary Carrera Panamericana – the idea is impressive and the pictures are excellent. Now we have some more pictures for you from this spectacular event.
The first round of pictures from the SLS AMG on the legendary Carrera Panamericana can you find here.
Pictures: Daimler AG
Last week, drove a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Gullwing – the winning car of the 1952 Panamerica – and its indirect descendant, the new SLS AMG, on the route of the legendary Carrera Panamericana, the longest road in the world.
Hans Herrmann drove the classic 300 SL Gullwing. The current Gullwing (SLS AMG) were driven by [...]
The original winning car from the 3rd Carrera Panamericana Mexico in November 1952 is to return to the scene of its great triumph.
The 300 SL racing sport car (W 194) will temporarily be removed from the “Races and Records” display at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, in order to join the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG [...]
The most powerful Official F1™ Safety Car of all time: The new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG takes its place at the head of the Formula-1 fieldFreitag, 26.Februar 2010
When the new Formula-1 season gets underway in Manama/Bahrain (12-14 March 2010), it will mark the debut of the most spectacular and powerful Official F1™ Safety Car of all time.
The job of the new Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG, which will be launched on 27 March 2010, is to ensure maximum safety in Formula 1. The [...]« Previous