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Mercedes-Benz 220 (W 187). Cover of the 1951 brochure with a drawing by Walter Gotschke. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 2005DIG1137)
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Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A (W 187), version with curved windscreen. Photo from 1953. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 60019)
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Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet B (W 187). Contemporary genre shot dated 1951. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 53072-32)
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Mercedes-Benz 220 Coupé (W 187). Photo from 1953. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 60339)
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Mercedes-Benz 220 (W 187). Production at the Sindelfingen plant, completion line. Photo from 1951. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 52029)
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Mercedes-Benz 300 (W 186). Studio shot from the front right. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: D330440)
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Mercedes-Benz 300 (W 186). (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 55423)
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Mercedes-Benz 300 (W 186). Photo from the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: D683712)
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Mercedes-Benz 300 Cabriolet D (W 186). Gustav VI Adolf, King of Sweden, on his visit to Germany in summer 1958. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 1993M2064)
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Mercedes-Benz 300 (internally designated as “b”, W 186). Interior photo. Photo from 1954. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 61588)
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Mercedes-Benz 300 (internally designated as “c”, W 186). Drawing from the 1956 brochure. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 1998DIG35)
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Mercedes-Benz 300 (internally designated as “d”, W 189). Photo from 1957. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 78130)
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Mercedes-Benz 300 (W 186). Preferred vehicle of the Federal Republic of Germany’s Chancellor Konrad Adenauer, thus its nickname “Adenauer Mercedes”. Nowadays, the vehicle shown is an exhibit at the Federal Republic of Germany’s Haus der Geschichte (House of History) in Bonn. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: D92F113)
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IAA 1951: Mercedes-Benz returned to the international stage with the 220 (W 187) and 300 (W 186) passenger cars. The photo shows the 300 limousine and cabriolet surrounded by people. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 51049-6)
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IAA 1951: Mercedes-Benz returned to the international stage with the 220 (W 187) and 300 (W 186) passenger cars. The photo shows the 220 at the fair booth. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A964241)
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 IAA 1951: Mercedes-Benz returned to the international stage with the 220 (W 187) and 300 (W 186) passenger cars. The photo shows the 300 at the fair booth. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A964241)
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IAA 1951: Mercedes-Benz returned to the international stage with the 220 (W 187) and 300 (W 186) passenger cars. The photo shows the 300 in the outside area in front of the fair booth. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A964241)
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IAA 1951: Mercedes-Benz returned to the international stage with the 220 (W 187) and 300 (W 186) passenger cars. Advertisement in “Reader’s Digest”. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: A964241)
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Mercedes-Benz 220 (W 187). Interior photo. Photograph from 1952. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 53795)
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Mercedes-Benz 220 (W 187), studio shot from the front right. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 17C752_015)
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Mercedes-Benz 220 (W 187), photograph dated 1952 taken at Nice harbour. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archive: 54113)
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“Nesting box” speed cameras: Speed monitoring systems have been in use in the Federal Republic of Germany since 1959. This stationary variant takes its name from its shape, which is reminiscent of a bird nesting box. Exhibits in the “33 Extras” at the Mercedes-Benz Museum (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archives: D587939)
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“Nesting box” speed cameras: Speed monitoring systems have been in use in the Federal Republic of Germany since 1959. This stationary variant takes its name from its shape, which is reminiscent of a bird nesting box. Exhibits in the “33 Extras” at the Mercedes-Benz Museum (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archives: D587940)
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Speed limiter: With the SPEEDTRONIC variable cruise control, a driver can select an appropriate top speed. Photo from a Mercedes-Benz E-Class Saloon in model series 210 from 1999. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archives: A99F2639)
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Traffic Sign Assist: Today, the car supports its driver more and more extensively in traffic – one example of this is the Mercedes-Benz Traffic Sign Assist. That system uses cameras to detect speed limits, among other information. View using the example of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class of model series 223 from 2020. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz Classic archives: 20C0451_054)
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Mercedes-Benz 220 SE Coupé (W 111). This car was presented to the public at the Geneva Motor Show in 1961. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: U2221)
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class (model series 140). The saloon had its world premiere in 1991 at the Geneva Motor Show. The photo shows the 600 SEL with the twelve-cylinder engine. Photograph from 1991. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: 91146_30)
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class (model series 140). The saloon had its world premiere in 1991 at the Geneva Motor Show. The photo shows the 400 SE. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: 2008DIG4387)
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class (model series 140). The saloon had its world premiere in 1991 at the Geneva Motor Show. The photo shows the 500 SEL. Photograph from 1991. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A91F1353)
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Mercedes-Benz S-Class (model series 140). The saloon had its world premiere in 1991 at the Geneva Motor Show. The photo shows the 500 SEL. Photograph from 1991. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A91F130)
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate (model series 202). The company presented the C-Class Estate for the first time at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. The photo shows a C 250 Turbodiesel Estate. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: 00173641a)
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate (model series 202). The company presented the C-Class Estate for the first time at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. The photo shows a C 220 Diesel Estate in the Sport trim line. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A95F2753)
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate (model series 202). The company presented the C-Class Estate for the first time at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. The photo shows a C 180 Estate. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A95F2919)
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate (model series 202). The company presented the C-Class Estate for the first time at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A95F3129) Mercedes-Benz C-Klasse T-Modell (Baureihe 202).
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Mercedes-Benz C-Class Estate (model series 202). The company presented the C-Class Estate for the first time at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A95F3339)
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate (model series 210). This estate was presented by the brand at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. The photo shows an E 420 Estate with an eight-cylinder engine. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: 00173635a)
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate (model series 210). This estate was presented by the brand at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A95F3447)
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate (model series 210). This estate was presented by the brand at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A95F3481)
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate (model series 210). This estate was presented by the brand at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A96F528)
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Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate (model series 210). This estate was presented by the brand at the 1996 Geneva Motor Show. Photograph from 1996. (Photo signature in the Mercedes-Benz archive: A96F1981)
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