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Mercedes To Enter Eight Cars At Silvretta Event

With stunning mountains as a backdrop, Mercedes will, for the fourth time, be joining the Silvretta Classic and E-Auto Rallye. Set in the Montafon valley in Austria, the event will be held from July 4-7. The Silvretta event is an Alpine rally which features stages that have uphill gradients of 17 percent and downhill sprints of up to 15 percent. Add to that the winding roads that are typical of mountain passes and you can see that only well-developed cars can tackle the course. This weekend’s event is actually divided into two, one where electric cars are featured and the other showcasing  classic cars. In both events, Mercedes-Benz has ensured… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Bags Two Wins in Auto Zeitung’s Auto Trophy Classic

Two classic Mercedes-Benz cars took wins in their respective categories in the 2013 edition of the Auto Zeitung Classic Cars magazine’s Auto Trophy Classic. Over 23,500 readers chimed in and cast their votes, and the Mercedes-Benz 600 and 123-series T-Model estate emerged with victories. The 600 topped the luxury class category, while the 123-series T-Model estate took top honors in the mid-range class. The T-Model estate is a precursor to what is now the E-Class range of vehicles, and it was the first estate model developed by Mercedes-Benz in-house. “Classic cars and modern classics from Mercedes-Benz are among the icons of automotive history,” said Mercedes-Benz Classic chief Michael Bock. “The… Continue Reading »

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Hitler-Owned Mercedes-Benz Car Bought Over the Internet?

How often would you get to buy a Mercedes-Benz car owned by Adolf Hitler over the Internet? That’s exactly what Zenop Tuncer, owner of a vehicle repair shop in Edgewater, New Jersey, claims to have done after he purchased a 1942 Mercedes 320 Cabriolet D. According to the previous owner of the vehicle, an Ohio collector, he didn’t know that this was exactly a car made for Hitler. He said that the car came over from the war, and it was his grandfather that brought it to US shores. Tuncer then purchased it online for Fred Daibes, a real estate developer who actually wanted a 540K model. Tuncer called up… Continue Reading »

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“Young Classics” by Mercedes-Benz

Mercedes-Benz vehicles which are about 10 to 15 years are still very much popular these days. Because of the brand’s luxury reputation, originality and uniqueness, more and more people are following the classic models. In US and Europe, classic cars are famous, people from all walks of life likes these vehicles. It has become a cult, with people from their 20s and their 50s wanting to own one, not only because of its beauty, but because of the safety and comfort it provides. With these in mind, Mercedes-Benz put up the ‘Mercedes-Benz Young Classics’ in 2009.’ Located in the Mercedes Museum in Stuttgart, those who wants a young classic car… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Classic Cars app now available

Mercedes-Benz has been building world-class premium vehicles for over a century now. To educate people about the development of the automobile, the company has its own museum—the Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz Musuem—where 160 vehicles were built for the past 120 years of production. Thanks to mobile technology, you don’t have to leave the comfort of your own home to appreciate the company’s rich history. All you have to do is download one special app—the Mercedes-Benz Classis Center app—for both the iPhone and iPad The app offers a virtual walk into the Mercedes-Benz Museum, complete with photos and sound effects. And, the app will be updated with real time information pertaining to the… Continue Reading »

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