Classic

  • Stuttgart, Sep 23, 2021 - Nine SL sports cars on a series of S-bends, including the oldest SL in existence, as well as numerous other exhibits and items: this is what will be revealed to visitors in the new special exhibition “The Fascination of the SL – a Dream Car for 70 Years” at the Mercedes-Benz Museum.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 22, 2021 - Close-Up – the name of the Mercedes-Benz Museum’s series says it all. Each instalment focuses on a vehicle, an exhibition exhibit or an element of architecture and design.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 20, 2021 - More charge-air pressure meant better performance: one hundred years ago, Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) presented the first two production-ready Mercedes passenger cars with engines fitted with a switchable Roots supercharger.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 15, 2021 - Two Silver Arrows from the Mercedes-Benz Classic collection will be showcased at the Goodwood Revival in honour of British racing driver Sir Stirling Moss, who passed away in April 2020.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 9, 2021 - They all deserve to be admired for their achievements in sports: Jochen Mass shaped the era of Group C racing in Mercedes-Benz racing touring cars – including an overall win in Le Mans.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 2, 2021 - The list of vehicle premieres and innovative technologies at the International Motor Show (IAA) introduced to the world’s public for the first time by Mercedes-Benz and its predecessor brands at this exhibition is long.
  • Stuttgart, Sep 1, 2021 - Close-Up – the name of the Mercedes-Benz Museum’s series says it all. Each part focusses on a vehicle, exhibit or architectural and design element – highlighting details and sharing background information as well as exciting and stunning facts.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 26, 2021 - It didn’t have a sail, nor was it rowed by muscular strength: at first glance the observers on the bank could not tell what was moving the boat, which cruised on the Neckar near Cannstatt so effortlessly in August 1886.
  • Stuttgart/Milton Keynes (United Kingdom), Aug 18, 2021 - On 18 August 1896 Gottlieb Daimler presented the very first motorised truck in the world. It was sold by Daimler to British Motor Syndicate, an automobile company in London.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 9, 2021 - It could hardly get more exquisite than this: at the annual Monterey Car Week in the grounds of the Pebble Beach Golf Club, the most exclusive and spectacular classics in motoring history are presented, admired, awarded prizes and sometimes even auctioned off for record-setting sums.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 30, 2021 - The large-scale summer programme “Urban culture at the Mercedes-Benz Museum” with around 100 events up to 26 September 2021 has received an excellent response since its launch in mid-June: in the first four weeks, more than 18,000 guests attended concerts and cabaret, theatre and comedy, European Championship public screening and, of course, the “Classics & Coffee” meets.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 26, 2021 - This race put AMG on the motorsport map overnight: at 3 p.m. on 24 July 1971 almost 80 racing touring cars started the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps. Right in the middle of the field there was a mighty Mercedes-Benz luxury saloon of the W 109 model series driving the course in the Ardennes.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 15, 2021 - The Mercedes-Benz racing sports car 300 SLR “722” (W 196 S) will commemorate Sir Stirling Moss at the British Grand Prix from 16 to 18 July 2021 at Silverstone. Mercedes-Benz Classic presents the car in the F1® Fan Zone in the infield of the English circuit in a glass display cube, complemented by historical film recordings.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 7, 2021 - At the Goodwood Festival of Speed in England from 8 to 11 July 2021, Mercedes-Benz will remember Sir Stirling Moss.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 6, 2021 - Driving with zero local emissions, e.g. in inner cities: battery-electric vehicles make it happen. 25 years ago the Mercedes-Benz Vito 108 E on the basis of the W 638 model series was created for exactly this purpose.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 18, 2021 - 160 vehicles and a total of 1,500 exhibits are presented in the varied permanent exhibition of the Mercedes-Benz Museum. The “33 Extras” are a particular highlight: they can bring the history of personal mobility and motoring culture to life using details that are often surprising.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 15, 2021 - With immediate effect, the popular summer meetings for motoring enthusiasts will once again be taking place on the mound in front of the Mercedes-Benz Museum.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 14, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz pays tribute to Sir Stirling Moss at the place where he celebrated his greatest success: in a homage to the outstanding racing driver, the Mercedes-Benz 300 SLR (W 196 S) will be driving off the starting ramp at the start of 1000 Miglia in Brescia, Italy, on 16 June 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 10, 2021 - The fascination surrounding the unique tradition of the Mercedes-Benz SL begins with the original vehicles – but extends deep into everyday life – which is ensured by many accessories relating to the history of the SL sports cars on offer through the shop at the Mercedes-Benz Museum.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 9, 2021 - 160 vehicles and a total of 1,500 exhibits are presented in the varied permanent exhibition of the Mercedes-Benz Museum.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 8, 2021 - This summer, Stuttgartʼs urban culture will be visiting the Mercedes-Benz Museum: in view of the difficult conditions for the arts, culture and the event industry in 2021 due to the pandemic, the Museum is offering creative artists from Stuttgart and the region the opportunity to stage their events on the open-air stage at the Museum.
  • Stuttgart, May 31, 2021 - From 1 June 2021, the Mercedes-Benz Museum team will once again be welcoming its visitors to the permanent exhibition. There are two additional exhibitions at present and both are free of charge: a Formula One special presentation, which had already been scheduled to launch at the end of 2020, and the “Future of Mobility” special exhibition.
  • Stuttgart, May 31, 2021 - Seven in a row: In a special presentation, the Mercedes-Benz Museum shows seven Silver Arrows from the 2014 to 2020 seasons and thereby appreciates the hitherto unique series of seven consecutive double championships in Formula One.
  • Stuttgart, May 31, 2021 - Our mobility is rapidly changing towards a diverse future. Mercedes-Benz Museum is sharing a perspective on this development with the new “Future Mobility” special exhibition, which visitors can experience from 1 June 2021 with the Museum’s reopening at “Future Lounge” on the Museum’s Level 0.
  • Stuttgart, May 28, 2021 - “Two letters, one legend: SL”. The tactilely refined title page of the new Mercedes-Benz Classic Magazine already promises plenty – readers can feel the radiator grille with their fingertips. It depicts the oldest sports cars with this magic model designation, the 1952 300 SL racing car (W 194) with chassis number 002.
  • Stuttgart, May 27, 2021 - What a strain this race was 100 years ago. On 29 May 1921, racing driver Max Sailer took just under seven and a half hours under the piercing Sicilian sun to reach the finishing line of the Targa Florio.
  • Stuttgart, May 26, 2021 - They were unforgettable successes: at the fifth edition of the Mille Miglia in 1931, Rudolf Caracciola and his co-driver, Wilhelm Sebastian, were the non-Italians to win, and did so in a Mercedes-Benz SSKL, against the favoured local heroes.
  • Stuttgart, May 25, 2021 - Bernd Mayländer is one of Germany’s best-known racing drivers, even if he has not been competing for victories and standings for some years now. Since 2000, as the driver of the official safety car in the FIA Formula One World Championship™, he has always been at the heart of the matter when safety is required on race tracks around the world.
  • Stuttgart, May 19, 2021 - A total of 14,778 readers voted in the “Motor Klassik Award 2021” – producing dream results for Mercedes-Benz.
  • Stuttgart, May 14, 2021 - 18 May 2021 is International Museum Day. Institutions all over Germany are already participating next Sunday, 16 May 2021, with a variety of activities. In addition, the Mercedes-Benz Museum is celebrating its 15th birthday on 19 May 2021.
  • Stuttgart, May 7, 2021 - 160 vehicles and a total of 1,500 exhibits are presented in the varied permanent exhibition of the Mercedes-Benz Museum. The “33 Extras” are a particular highlight: they can bring the history of personal mobility and motoring culture to life using details that are often surprising.
  • Stuttgart, May 6, 2021 - 124 model series Mercedes-Benz Cabriolets are sought-after modern classics. They perfectly combine the passion for elegant, open-top cruising with the Stuttgart-based brand’s high technical standard in the luxury mid-range series.
  • Stuttgart, May 1, 2021 - Sir Stirling Moss is unforgotten. In his honour, Mercedes-Benz Classic will present the 300 SLR (W 196 S) at exclusive appearances in England in the summer of 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 27, 2021 - In the autumn of 1961, Mercedes-Benz was, once again, ahead of its time. Only by a few months this time, but the promise it contained was clear: the next spring season was sure to come. The herald of the motoring future for the coming spring was the W 111 luxury class Cabriolet, a direct predecessor of the S-Class, and was unveiled at the International Motor Show (IAA, 21 September to 1 October 1961) in Frankfurt am Main.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 23, 2021 - 160 vehicles and a total of 1,500 exhibits are presented in the varied permanent exhibition of the Mercedes-Benz Museum.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 19, 2021 - Twenty-five years ago, Mercedes-Benz surprised not only roadster fans with its revolutionary concept: thanks to its folding vario-roof, the new SLK (R 170 model series) could transform itself from an open-top car into a coupé with a fixed, noise-insulating steel roof in less than half a minute.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 16, 2021 - In 1951, no less than two passenger cars marked Mercedes-Benz’s successful return to the automotive industry’s international, post-war stage. Seventy years ago, the 300 (W 186) and 220 (W 187) models marked a genuinely fresh start.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 12, 2021 - 160 vehicles and a total of 1,500 exhibits are presented in the varied permanent exhibition of the Mercedes-Benz Museum. The “33 Extras” are a particular highlight: they can bring the history of personal mobility and motoring culture to life using details that are often surprising.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 8, 2021 - Fifty years ago, in April 1971, Mercedes-Benz initiated a new chapter in the fascinating history of the SL sports car: the 350 SL was the brand’s first SL with a V8 engine and the first model in the R 107 model series to bear the “R” abbreviation for “roadster” for the first time.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 7, 2021 - Fans of good music and large-scale concert events will have to be patient for another year: the Concert Summer at the Mercedes-Benz Museum has had to be postponed again because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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