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, Jun 17, 2013
Special exhibition at the Mercedes-Benz Museum: Mercedes-Benz S-Class – always ahead of the times
In 2013, the spotlight is on the new S-Class from Mercedes-Benz: the latest generation had its world premiere some weeks ago. The special exhibition “Mercedes-Benz S-Class – always ahead of its time” at the Mercedes-Benz Museum presents the history of this very superior model series in all its glory. The exhibition is to run from 18 June to 3 November 2013.
, Jun 13, 2013
Arlberg Classic Car Rally 2013: five original vehicles from Mercedes-Benz Classic
Mercedes-Benz Classic has five original vehicles taking part in this year’s Arlberg Classic Car Rally (27 to 29 June 2013), including the powerful AMG 300 SEL 6.8 representing Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Benz’s performance brand.
, Jun 13, 2013
"Shooting Stars 2014 – photography from Fans for Fans". Photography competition: co-create the 2014 Mercedes-Benz Classic calendar
Famous photographers capture perfect images of Mercedes-Benz vehicles and established graphic designers develop true works of art. For classic car enthusiasts, the Mercedes-Benz Classic calendar has long been a popular collector's item. This year, fans of the brand are being asked to submit their own pictures via facebook. A jury will select the final twelve images.
, Jun 12, 2013
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class – a driving force behind Daimler’s economic history
The premium and luxury class Mercedes-Benz vehicles of the S-Class represent the values of the Stuttgart-based brand like no other model series family. The economic success of Mercedes-Benz throughout the world is also reflected in the exclusive chronology of the S-Class, whose traditions date back to the early days of the automobile. The economic history of the S-Class is made up of a variety of individual elements – the following examples represent a selection of these elements.
, Jun 11, 2013
Mercedes-Benz SSK to compete in the 2013 “Elephant Race” at the Nürburgring
The supercharged sports cars with the model designations S, SS, and SSK (W 06) from the late 1920s and early 1930s are towering figures in the history of Mercedes-Benz. These model series line characterised by racing victories, technical innovation, and exclusive aesthetics have long acquired legendary status – and the legend is all set to be brought back to life with a vengeance in June 2013.
, Jun 11, 2013
Racing gala: Mercedes-Benz Classic to take part in the 2013 ADAC Eifel Race at the Nürburgring
At the ADAC Eifel Race including the Jan Wellem Trophy which is to be held at the Nürburgring from 14 to 16 June 2013, Mercedes-Benz Classic will be fielding a host of fascinating vehicles celebrating the entire spectrum of motor sport history since the race track’s origins in the 1920s. The star line-up in the Eifel will include both the legendary supercharged Mercedes-Benz SSK racing car and the historic O 3500 racing transporter, for example.
, Jun 04, 2013
The Mercedes-Benz S-Class – as individual as its customers
The desire for individual equipment detail is a fundamental feature of premium class and flagship Mercedes-Benz vehicles and has been part of S-Class history from the outset. The current range of Mercedes-Benz designo individualisation options enables customers to shape cars in accordance with their personal ideas and wishes. The degree of refinement is determined by innovative ideas and traditional craftsmanship.
, May 31, 2013
Current market report: HAGI Mercedes-Benz Classic Index (MBCI) in April 2013
Numerous exclusive classics from Mercedes-Benz are amongst the most valuable vehicles in the world. Just how valuable they are is regularly tracked, for example, by the Mercedes-Benz Classic Index (MBCI) of the Historic Automobile Group International (HAGI) based in London, UK. The index works in a similar way to the indices for securities, but it refers to high-quality classic cars as investment values. Here is the current original HAGI comment on the performance of the MBCI in April 2013.
, May 22, 2013
Welcome to the 2013 Museum Summer
This year summer begins on 18 June – the day the Mercedes-Benz Museum launches its exciting summer programme. From then until the end of the summer holidays in Baden-Württemberg on 8 September 2013, a variety of different events will be staged in and around the Mercedes-Benz Museum.
, May 21, 2013
Mercedes-Benz S-Class – perfect automobile design in each generation
Every generation of the S-Class with its unique design harmoniously brings the strengths and values of the Mercedes-Benz brand to the forefront. The design idiom, the aesthetics and the solid manufacture of these exclusive range-topping luxury saloons are thus the standard bearers of the Stuttgart-based vehicle manufacturer and even set the standards for the entire automotive segment.
, May 23, 2013
A retrospective look at aerodynamics in the Mercedes-Benz S-Class
Mercedes-Benz engineers have known since the 1930s what a pivotal role aerodynamically optimised car bodies play in modern car manufacturing: their streamlined, panelled racing and record-setting cars dominated the Grand Prix races and the international speed record runs in the years leading up to the Second World War.
, May 06, 2013
Mercedes-Benz S-Class: pioneer in vehicle safety
This history of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class is a history of vehicle safety at the highest level. A tradition of outstanding innovations which have debuted in the S-Class have made these premium cars from Stuttgart pioneers for new solutions and a worldwide benchmark in vehicle safety. Thus beyond their own vehicles, Daimler continually establish standards in active, passive and integrated safety for the entire automotive industry.
, Nov 12, 2012
Mercedes-Benz S-Class: the epitome of automotive engineering
The S-Class from Mercedes-Benz has a long and rich tradition that stretches back to the early days of the Mercedes brand at the beginning of the 20th century. Since then, every model has shaped the automotive developments of its time. However, the reputation of the Mercedes-Benz brand for offering high-end vehicles with an emphasis on luxury, comfort and safety had been firmly established long before the S-Class was given its official designation.
, Aug 20, 2012
The Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows from 1934 to 1939
On 3 June 1934, the new Mercedes-Benz W 25 Grand Prix racing car won in its debut race – the international “Eifelrennen”, or Eifel race, at the Nürburgring. This thrilling first victory marked the beginning of a glorious era for European motor sport.
, Jul 10, 2012
Press Kit: The Mercedes-Benz Museum
The Mercedes-Benz Museum is the only museum in the world that can document in a single continuous timeline over 125 years of automobile history from its very beginnings to the present day. On nine levels and covering a floor space of 16,500 square metres, the museum presents 160 vehicles and over 1,500 exhibits. As a place of innovation, it also demonstrates that history can point the way ahead.
, Jan 10, 2012
The history of the Mercedes-Benz SL-Class
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 cars – the “Gullwing” coupé and the roadster: the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL and 190 SL laid the foundation for the tradition of this legendary sports car family in the year 1954.
, Oct 17, 2011
The Research Cars of Mercedes-Benz
Research is the motor of progress. It has a long-standing tradition at Daimler where it occupies a key position. Findings from our own research have always set the pace in the development of new vehicles – and this is why we officially established a dedicated Research unit in the early 1970s.
, Oct 14, 2011
Premiere of new ‘Fintail’ from Mercedes-Benz Classic at the Nürburgring
A ‘Fintail’ based on the Mercedes-Benz 220 SE model (W 111 series) will compete in the season final of the long-distance cup organised by Fahrergemeinschaft Historischer Rennsport e.V. (FHR) on 22 and 23 October 2011 at the Nürburgring. Its participation in this race reflects the commitment of Mercedes-Benz Classic to upholding the traditions of the brand, which itself has a remarkable history in motor racing, and encouraging private drivers to take part in historical motorsport events. Mercedes-Benz Classic is a partner of the FHR race series.
, Aug 29, 2011
Corporate history of Daimler AG
The history of Daimler AG goes back to 1886 – the year Carl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler invented the automobile independently of one another, one in Mannheim, the other in Stuttgart. The companies founded by the two men merged in 1926 to form Daimler-Benz AG, which has since given rise to the present company, Daimler AG. The passenger car as a business division has guided the fortunes of the Group since its beginnings, and it will continue to do so through many innovations to come.
, Jul 26, 2011
Rolling magnificence: The history of representative vehicles
The representative vehicle boasts a distinguished appearance befitting its status. For an imposing car that makes a big impression does not merely serve as an end in itself as it transports passengers. Through its very presence it has the effect of reinforcing impressive appearances – whilst it is true to say that appraisals will inevitably vary, depending on the particular epoch in question and the cars used in each case.
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