Classic

  • Stuttgart, May 18, 2022 - Stuttgart. Since 1886, Mercedes-Benz has been reinventing the car time and again, thus also accompanying social change: the company’s history is rich in events and stories. Noted briefly here: important anniversaries and milestones from the chronicle of the world’s oldest luxury car manufacturer.
  • Stuttgart, May 5, 2022 - “Close-up” – the name of the series by the Mercedes-Benz Museum says it all. Each instalment tells a surprising, exciting or behind-the-scenes story by shining a spotlight on details of a vehicle, an exhibit or an element of architecture and design.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 28, 2022 - Eight ones in a single day: any student would be delighted to get grades like this (in Germany getting a grade of “1” corresponds to getting an “A”). But on 28 April 2022 at the Mercedes-Benz Museum, it wasn’t about achieving top marks.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 21, 2022 - Seeing and being seen – in 2022 it’s still what Classics & Coffee, the popular classic car get-together on the premises in front of the Mercedes-Benz Museum, is all about.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 20, 2022 - In the prestigious Motor Klassik Award 2022, presented by the “Motor Klassik” journal based on its readers’ poll, Mercedes-Benz came out on top in seven categories.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 14, 2022 - Since 1886, Mercedes-Benz has reinvented the car time and again, and has thus also been accompanying social change: the history of the company is rich in events and stories. A brief note here: important anniversaries and milestones from the chronicle of the world’s oldest luxury car manufacturer.
  • Stuttgart, Apr 5, 2022 - No car is faster or more successful: during the motor sport event “Nice Week” from 4 to 11 April 1902, the Mercedes-Simplex 40 hp proves itself far superior to the competition.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 31, 2022 - . On 2 April 1922, 100 years ago, Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG) entered three different Mercedes vehicles in the XIII Targa Florio in Sicily with great success. The Mercedes 115 PS Grand Prix racing car takes the overall victory as well as two other placings.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 28, 2022 - “Close-up” – the name of the series by the Mercedes-Benz Museum says it all. Each instalment tells a surprising, exciting or behind-the-scenes story, by shining a spotlight on details of a vehicle, an exhibit or an element of architecture and design.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 24, 2022 - In the beginning there are two show cars: in 1993 and 1994, the Vision A 93 and the A study based on it familiarise the public with the new vehicle concept with which Mercedes-Benz enters a new vehicle segment for the brand.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 22, 2022 - Wimmelbooks, children’s picture books teeming with people, animals and objects, invite them to discover, marvel, search – and to tell their own stories about these diverse worlds.
  • Stuttgart, Mar 17, 2022 - The two letters SL are the world-famous hallmark and distinction of a unique Mercedes-Benz sports car tradition: for 70 years, the abbreviation has stood for “super-light” and thus for sporty motoring – from the 300 SL racing sports car (W 194) from 1952 to the latest SL in the 232 model series from the sports car and performance brand Mercedes-AMG.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 22, 2022 - The Mercedes-Benz Museum invites you to visit the Museum free of charge in the first week of March. The campaign “Take your mind off things” is aimed in particular at all those who long for the upcoming openings after the long pandemic period and are looking forward to suitable leisure activities.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 18, 2022 - “Close-up” – the name of the series by the Mercedes-Benz Museum says it all. Each instalment tells a surprising, exciting or behind-the-scenes story by shining a spotlight on details of a vehicle, an exhibit or an element of architecture and design. In the spotlight this time: the Mercedes-Benz 300 as a measuring car, from 1960.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 17, 2022 - The Mercedes-Benz motorsport chronicle lists important anniversaries for April and May, which this Newsletter presents. Newsletter No. 2/2022 will be reporting further anniversaries from mid-May.
  • Stuttgart, Feb 1, 2022 - 2021 was another exceptional year for the Mercedes-Benz Museum – as in 2020, it was marked in many respects by the effects of the SARS-CoV-2 virus.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 27, 2022 - The connected car is taken for granted today. 25 years ago, things were very different. At that time, Mercedes-Benz broke new ground with a system: in January 1997, the brand introduces the production version of the TELEAID automatic emergency call system.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 26, 2022 - Close-up – the name of the series by the Mercedes-Benz Museum says it all. Each instalment tells surprising, exciting, profound stories. To this end, it shines a spotlight on details of a vehicle, exhibit or element of architecture and design. In the spotlight this time: the Mercedes-Benz LO 1112 bus from 1969.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 21, 2022 - Long-distance rallies over several thousand kilometres were his speciality: for example, Eugen Böhringer won the toughest of all rallies, Liège-Sofia-Liège in 1962 and 1963.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 20, 2022 - With a confident design, the 140 model series Mercedes-Benz SEC luxury coupés entered the automotive world stage 30 years ago as further top models in the brand’s passenger car range alongside the S-Class.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 18, 2022 - Twenty-five years ago, the first phase of the Mercedes-Benz product campaign was in full swing: following the compact roadster SLK (R 170) presented in April 1996, the Mercedes-Benz CLK (model series 208) made its debut in January 1997.
  • Stuttgart, Jan 13, 2022 - “Close-Up” – the name of the series by the Mercedes-Benz Museum says it all. Each instalment tells surprising, exciting, profound stories.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 10, 2021 - Mercedes-Benz vans are all-rounders for transport, commercial, travel and leisure use: compact, manoeuvrable, versatile – and more and more often powered by an electric drive system.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 8, 2021 - History must be alive and tangible – this is what the archives and the collection of Mercedes-Benz Classic with their services stand for in particular.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 7, 2021 - „Who do you think you are? Stirling Moss?“ Das, so die Geschichte, hatte einst ein Polizist den legendären britischen Rennfahrer nach einem „gewagten“ Überholmanöver in London gefragt. „Yes, I am”, war die ehrliche Antwort.
  • Stuttgart, Dec 1, 2021 - Close-Up – the name of the series by the Mercedes-Benz Museum says it all. Each instalment tells surprising, exciting, profound stories. To do this, it shines a spotlight on details of a vehicle, exhibit or element of architecture and design.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 26, 2021 - Fresh, colourful and young: the content of the new Mercedes-Benz Classic Magazine delivers what the title promises.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 24, 2021 - Fascinating Mercedes-Benz Classic gifts for all members of the family for the holidays: these are offered directly by the shop at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart and in the online store at https://www.mercedes-benz-classic-store.com/en.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 19, 2021 - Emergency braking can save lives. However, many drivers then step on the brake pedal quickly but not forcefully enough – this is what Mercedes-Benz engineers discovered in the early 1990s during tests in the company’s own driving simulator.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 18, 2021 - Close-Up – the name of the Mercedes-Benz Museum’s series says it all.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 11, 2021 - The new special exhibition of the Mercedes-Benz Museum is open: “The fascination of the SL – a dream car for 70 years” takes you through the history of the famous sports cars. It will go on until 15 May 2022.
  • Stuttgart, Nov 4, 2021 - The three-dimensional Mercedes star in the ring is the symbol of a continuing success story: Mercedes-Benz has just recently maintained its top position as the only European brand in the top ten of the “Best Global Brands 2021”.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 21, 2021 - Time and again, Mercedes-Benz sets standards in automotive safety.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 20, 2021 - As a constant innovator of automotive engineering, Mercedes-Benz sometimes takes unconventional paths. One example is the F 400 Carving research vehicle, which the brand presented at the Tokyo Motor Show (14 October to 7 November 2001) in October 2001, 20 years ago.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 18, 2021 - The airbag is one of Mercedes-Benz’s outstanding innovations in the field of passive safety.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 15, 2021 - Close-Up – the name of the Mercedes-Benz Museum’s series says it all. Each instalment focuses on a vehicle, an exhibit or an architectural feature or design.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 7, 2021 - Two great champions from very different classes of motorsport are celebrating a little anniversary. Steve Parrish was the dominant driver in the very popular European Truck Racing Championship for many years.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 6, 2021 - It was a glamorous premiere: in October 1971, Mercedes-Benz presented the SLC Coupé at the Paris Motor Show, a popular stage for elegant creations.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 4, 2021 - At the Paris Motor Show in October 1996, Mercedes-Benz presented an exciting, almost unimaginable concept of future motoring, the Mercedes-Benz F 200 Imagination.
  • Stuttgart, Oct 1, 2021 - A colourful cultural summer programme with around 100 dates: from mid-June to the end of September, the “Stadtkultur am Mercedes-Benz Museum” (Urban Culture at the Mercedes-Benz Museum) on the open-air stage thrilled visitors with a varied programme ranging from clubbing to cabaret.
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