Stuttgart, May 15, 2017 -
With "hp culture and orchestral sounds" as the motto, on 20 May 2017 orchestras from Baden-Württemberg and Slovenia will be the guests on the open-air stage of the Mercedes-Benz Museum. The programme is part of the 2017 Regional Music School Day in Stuttgart and takes place from 11 a.m. to 4.45 p.m..
Stuttgart, May 9, 2017 -
It was twenty years ago that Mercedes-Benz presented the M-Class in Tuscaloosa (Alabama/USA). Following the traces of the legendary G-Class, the precursor to today's GLE successfully marked the brand's entry into the Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) segment. At the same time, both vehicles provided the basis for the present, extensive Mercedes-Benz product portfolio in this market segment, which also includes the GLA, GLC and GLS apart from the G-Class and GLE.
Stuttgart, May 4, 2017 -
To celebrate this landmark anniversary of the Mille Miglia in around two weeks’ time, Mercedes-Benz Classic will be entering a total of ten vehicles. Between 18 and 21 May 2017, the classic cars from various eras will compete in what is arguably the world’s most famous road race, from Brescia in northern Italy to Rome and back.
Stuttgart, Apr 20, 2017 -
In 1967 the roads of the world converged at Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart: the scenarios that can be replicated on the company's test track in Untertürkheim range from storm-swept motorways and slippery wet tracks to bumpy country roads.
Stuttgart, Apr 12, 2017 -
The Mercedes-Benz Museum is now setting a new tone with the Collection 4 Room "Gallery of Names": since 11 April 2017, the new room has enriched the permanent exhibition with the SLK 55 AMG of Lukas Podolski, the CLA SteetStyle designed by Cro the 190 E 2.3 of Nicolas Cage, the 190 SL of astronaut David Randolph Scott and the 300 GD of globetrotter Günther Holtorf.
Stuttgart, Apr 6, 2017 -
The interactive special exhibition EY ALTER in the Mercedes-Benz Museum still runs through 30 June 2017. As with the entire museum, it is also open Easter weekend including Easter Monday.
Stuttgart, Mar 30, 2017 -
Who dares wins: looking back, that could have been the guiding principle for the development and market launch of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. In March 1997, the brand unveiled its new pioneering model to a global public at the Geneva Motor Show.
Stuttgart, Mar 23, 2017 -
Exceptionally sporty vehicles will be the stars of the show on the Mercedes-Benz Classic stand at this year's Techno Classica: a total of eleven vehicles spanning over 110 years of the brand's history illustrate that sportiness has been in the Mercedes genes from the start.
Stuttgart, Mar 16, 2017 -
On 9 March 1997, the Scottish racing driver David Coulthard drove to victory at the Australian Grand Prix in a McLaren-Mercedes. It marked the first win for the Silver Arrows since the Stuttgart brand made its F1 comeback.
Stuttgart, Feb 28, 2017 -
With the new EQ product brand, Mercedes-Benz is setting standards for the electric mobility of the future. This development takes ideas from the history of Daimler electric automobiles from over 100 years.
Stuttgart, Feb 21, 2017 -
The cutting-edge technology and elegance so characteristic of Mercedes-Benz have always been expressed in a very special way in coupés. The three 230 C, 280 C and 280 CE models, presented by Mercedes-Benz 40 years ago in March 1977 at the Geneva Motor Show, linked into this tradition.
Stuttgart, Feb 16, 2017 -
From the ALL TIME STARS trading activities to servicing and replacement parts supply for the brand's classic automobiles, Mercedes-Benz Classic is placing the focus of its show presentation on its comprehensive range of services at Retro Classics 2017.
Stuttgart, Feb 7, 2017 -
In the jubilee year of the Mille Miglia, Mercedes-Benz Classic is remembering legendary wins and thrilling moments from the history of the Italian 1000-mile race: to mark the 90th anniversary of the Mille Miglia the Stuttgart is entering the race with a total of ten vehicles.
Stuttgart, Dec 16, 2016 -
It was almost 30 years ago, in March 1987, that Mercedes-Benz brought out the coupé variant of the mid-sized 124 model series. This means that, from 2017, in Germany for example, the first vehicles will be ripe for the coveted H (historic) licence plate.
Stuttgart, Nov 22, 2016 -
"Mercedes-Benz SL – Six Decades of Fascination" is the title of a new book on the iconic model series of the Stuttgart-based brand. The book is published by Motorbuch Verlag, Stuttgart. Running to 528 pages, it provides in-depth information on every SL from 1952 through to the current 2017 model year.
Stuttgart, Nov 8, 2016 -
Racing driver Paul O'Shea won his second title as US sports car champion in the 1956 season driving a Mercedes-Benz 300 SL "Gullwing". When the season ended on 28 December 1956, he was champion in the category "D Production“ and had scored the most points in the National Sports Car Championship of the Sports Car Club of America (SCCA).
Stuttgart, Oct 25, 2016 -
The annual London to Brighton Veteran Car Run (LBVCR) is set to take place on the first Sunday in November – as it has done since 1927. The rules state that participating vehicles must have been built no later than 1904.
Stuttgart, Oct 17, 2016 -
A new record-breaking vehicle with a streamlined body and fully faired wheels as well as a likewise new V12 supercharged engine rated at 453 kW (616 hp): thus equipped, Rudolf Caracciola, the 1935 European Grand Prix champion, set out in autumn 1936 to break records for Mercedes-Benz.
Stuttgart, Oct 6, 2016 -
Mercedes-Benz Classic and ALL TIME STARS played a big part in the successful premiere of the Motorworld Classics show in Berlin last year – and this year will once again have numerous vehicles on display at the historic exhibition centre next to Berlin's 'Funkturm' (a former broadcasting tower).
Stuttgart, Sep 30, 2016 -
The motifs of the Mercedes-Benz Classic calendar for 2017 have an astoundingly realistic feel to them. The calendar is entitled "With passion to scale":the lavishly photographed scenes show legendary classics from the Stuttgart company's history – as 1:18-scale models. The Classic calendar for 2017 costs 29.90 euros.
Stuttgart, Sep 28, 2016 -
He remains to this day an established name in the world of motor racing: Jochen Mass. He recorded numerous victories from the 1970s until into the 1990s, among them his overall victory in the famous "24 Hours of Le Mans" in a Sauber-Mercedes C 9 in 1989.
Sep 20, 2016 -
Autonomous driving has become a reality, current series production vehicles, such as the Mercedes-Benz E-Class already control individual elements. Thirty years ago, the European PROMETHEUS cooperative project established the foundations for the networked mobility of tomorrow.
Stuttgart, Apr 16, 2013 -
Mercedes-Benz and France have enjoyed a very special relationship right up to the present day: the Stuttgart-based manufacturer i.e. has remained true to the Salon Mondial de l’Automobile (International Motor Show) in Paris since it was introduced in 1898 and has time and again celebrated great premieres, especially with models of the luxury class.
Stuttgart, Jun 25, 2012 -
Mercedes Jellinek sitting in a Mercedes: it may not appear so at first, but this recently discovered photo is a mini-sensation as, before it was found, there were no known photos of the lady who gave her name to the brand sitting in the world-famous car.
Stuttgart, Feb 26, 2010 -
Emil Jellinek was a young man who enjoyed a fashionable lifestyle when the automobile was invented in 1886. He was fascinated with the new product. In 1896 a newspaper advertisement of Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) caught Jellinek's attention. He travelled to Cannstatt and ordered two belt-driven cars, "a four-horsepower and a nine-horsepower" which were said to do 40 km/h on a "smooth road" – an unheard-of speed in the outgoing nineteenth century.
Stuttgart, May 24, 2009 -
The Mercedes-Benz brand was born under a lucky star: the current trademark comprising a three-pointed star in a laurel wreath was created in 1925 – in time for the merger between Daimler Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) and Benz & Cie., which together became Daimler-Benz AG, in summer 1926. This event marked the birth of a new car brand – Mercedes-Benz – and with it a shared aspiration to uphold the tradition of the world's two oldest car manufacturers and ensure a successful future for both.
Stuttgart, Jun 5, 2007 -
The invention in the 1880s of the high-speed engine and the automobile enabled Gottlieb Daimler and Carl Benz – independently of one another – to lay the foundations for the motorization of road transport.