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Forty Classic Mercedes Models Will Hit the Auction Block on July

The Mercedes-Benz Museum located in Stuttgart, Germany will house one of the most important auctions in the history of the brand. According to CTV News, the public sale at the 16,500 square meter exhibition space of the luxury brand’s own museum will be held on July 12, 2014. The sales catalog is not yet complete as of the moment, so we have no idea yet about the models which will be up for grabs, other than the 1909 Mercedes. We have no word yet on the overall value of the vehicles set to be auctioned also. What has been established by the source is the number of units to be… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Museum in China in the Works

Mercedes-Benz enthusiasts in China are in for a treat, because Daimler has just confirmed that it is planning on building a Mercedes-Benz Museum in the Asian country. The plans for what would be called a ‘Mercedes Benz Cultural Center’, which will include a museum, were announced at an event held in the capital of Beijing this past weekend. This ‘visionary construction project’ is still in the early stages of planning, but we expect nothing less than state-of-the-art facilities, world-class architectural design, and a load of exhibits and Mercedes-Benz vehicles on display at the second museum focusing on the German automotive brand. According to Hubertus Troska (the Daimler Board Member for… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Museum Holds Special S-Class Exhibition

As part of ongoing efforts to promote and showcase the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class, which just launched a few weeks ago, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is presenting a fresh exhibition about the vehicle and the history of the model series. The exhibit, dubbed ‘Mercedes-Benz S-Class–always ahead of its time’, will be held from June 18 through November 3, 2013. “The special exhibition presents the course of development over the past 110 years and demonstrates in impressive style why the S-Class is considered to be the quintessential automobile,” said Michael Bock, who heads Mercedes-Benz Classic and also acts as Mercedes-Benz Museum’s managing director. “Visitors to the Museum will be able to embark on a… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Museum Details its 2013 Summer Programme

For the Mercedes-Benz Museum, summer will kick off on the 18th of June. The museum’s summer programme, which is loaded with a number of highlights, is set to start on that day, a period that will last until September 8th. There will be an exhibition focused on the S-Class that will last past the summer period, and this will be from June 18 through November 3. It’s all about the ultimate luxury model’s history, and should cover the diverse series of cars from 1903 to the present. “Helpers’ Week” will go from June 25 through June 30, featuring over 80 firefighting vehicles presented right outside the facility. “Cars & Coffee”… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Museum Sets Visitor Record, Will Showcase S-Class In 2013

Michael Bock, General Manager of the Mercedes-Benz Museum and Head of Mercedes-Benz Classic has reported that around 722,000 people visited the Mercedes-Benz Museum in 2012. Of this number, around 30 percent were visitors from 170 other countries.  In recent years the number of international visitors has steadily increased: while only 15% of visitors in 2009 came from other countries, this figure has now more than doubled to 35%. More than that, Mr. Bock says that, after a successful anniversary year in 2011, around 4.9 million people have passed through the doors of the museum since it opened its doors in 2006. Part of the increase in 2012 could be attributed to Mercedes’ celebration… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Museum Holds Mille Miglia Exhibition

Fans of the Mille Miglia race are about to get a treat as the Mercedes-Benz Museum is showcasing the “Mille Miglia – Passion and Rivalry” exhibition. The exhibition started October 10 and is set to run all the way through January 6, 2013. The exhibition is made possible through the cooperation of the Museo Mille Miglia. It features nine vehicles (from Mercedes and from competitors as well) that have participated in the 1,000-mile race previously. Aside from vehicles like the Mercedes-Benz SSK, Mercedes-Benz 300 SL, and Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR, the vehicle showcase also includes legendary cars from Alfa Romea, Ferrari, and Lancia. Vehicles aren’t the only items on display—attendees will… Continue Reading »

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Mercedes-Benz Factory in Germany Part of Oklahoma Instructors’ Tour

Two instructors from the Meridian Technology Center took a trip to Germany. This is in an effort to help teachers “bring the world to their classrooms”. The two teachers, Shelly Smith and David Shields, toured car manufacturing plants in Germany, one of those plants being Mercedes-Benz. Another part of their tour is the Mercedes-Benz museum which, they said, did a good job in explaining how automotive technology developed. Another thing they observed in the country is how different Germans commute from Americans. For example, they noticed that Germans would usually drive then park in a lot and take the train into the city when going to work. This is due… Continue Reading »

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