Classic

  • Stuttgart, Sep 23, 2022 - What fits inside a cube? How are characters and other symbols created from pixels? What does the Pythagorean theorem help with? Mathematics is present in everyday life – even if it is often not directly visible.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 31, 2022 - 1900 was a breakthrough year in the early days of the automobile. It marked the first time Wilhelm Maybach fitted his invention, the honeycomb radiator, to the Mercedes 35 PS. The patented design solved the problem of cooling the internal combustion engine once and for all, and enabled the production of vehicles that were not only more powerful but also more reliable.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 29, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz, the world’s oldest luxury car manufacturer, has been reinventing the automobile time and again since 1886. In this way, the brand continuously sets standards and also accompanies social change. The history of the company is correspondingly rich in events and stories. Here we have a brief summary of important anniversaries and milestones from its history.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 11, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz Classic will be underpinning its activities in the USA with several highlights. On Friday, 12 August 2022, the new Mercedes-Benz Classic Center will open in Long Beach, California.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 9, 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, shining a spotlight on details of a vehicle, an exhibit or an element of architecture and design.
  • Stuttgart, Aug 2, 2022 - 40 hectares of space with more than 1,500 trees as a stage for the whole range of automotive classics as well as more than 1,200 free parking spaces for classic cars and young classics: the “Green Park” on the Rhine near Messe Düsseldorf is the new venue for the Classic Days, which will take place this year from 5 to 7 August 2022.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 27, 2022 - A great idea marks the beginning of the history of the Mercedes Benz SL series-production sports cars: Mercedes Benz was to transfer the fascination for luxurious sportiness to a compact roadster. That’s what Maximilian E. Hoffman, the brand’s importer for the eastern United States of America, proposed in 1953.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 26, 2022 - Animals everywhere: when you take a closer look, many cars from Mercedes Benz have a connection to the animal kingdom. Think of terms such as honeycomb radiator, tail fin and gull wing. So what’s behind all this?
  • Stuttgart, Jul 11, 2022 - In summer 2022, the Mercedes-Benz Museum will once again become the stage for a colourful and diverse cultural programme: the second edition of “Urban Culture at the Mercedes-Benz Museum” continues the successful model developed in 2021.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 8, 2022 - Mercedes-AMG is celebrating its birthday: in its 55-year history, the company has repeatedly set standards in the performance and sports car market and thus written an impressive success story. The future of AMG will now be electric, combining high efficiency with added performance and passion.
    Vision AMG, Mercedes-AMG ONE (combined weighted fuel consumption: 8.7 l/100 km; combined weighted CO₂ emissions: 198 g/km; combined weighted electrical consumption: 32 kWh/100 km)*
  • Stuttgart, Jul 7, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz, the world’s oldest luxury car manufacturer, has been reinventing the automobile time and again since 1886. In this way, the brand continuously sets standards and also accompanies social change. The history of the company is correspondingly rich in events and stories.
  • Stuttgart, Jul 1, 2022 - This year, the Mercedes-Benz Museum’s popular Children’s and Family Day will once again offer a colourful and varied programme.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 28, 2022 - The brand’s motor racing successes in France since 1894: this is the theme of Mercedes-Benz Classic’s extensive presence at the Le Mans Classic 2022. The event will take place from 30 June to 3 July 2022 on the original site of the “24 Hours of Le Mans” and will celebrate the history of this most famous endurance race in the world.
  • Goodwood, Jun 24, 2022 - The cutting-edge Mercedes-AMG ONE hypercar with E PERFORMANCE hybrid drive (fuel consumption weighted, combined: 8.7 l/100 km; combined weighted CO2 emissions: 198 g/km; combined weighted electrical consumption: 32 kWh/100 km)[1] makes its dynamic public debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed as part of an incredible 55 years of AMG celebration.
    [1] The figures for fuel consumption and CO2 emissions are provisional and were determined internally in accordance with the "WLTP test procedure" certification method. Confirmed values from the technical service or an EC type approval or certificate of conformity with official values are not yet available. Differences between the stated figures and the official figures are possible.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 20, 2022 - In just a few weeks, the outdoor stage in front of the Mercedes-Benz Museum will be transformed into an open-air cinema. After a two-year break caused by the pandemic, the 700 seats in the circular area, surrounded by the exceptional architecture of the Museum, will once again finally be available to book.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 10, 2022 - Mercedes-Benz is putting the SL at the centre of the 1000 Miglia of 2022. It is celebrating an anniversary there: 70 years ago, the Mille Miglia provided the arena for the premiere of the Mercedes-Benz 300 SL racing sports car (W 194), the first competition car newly developed by the Stuttgart brand after the Second World War.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 7, 2022 - 2022 should be another brilliant automotive summer. Mercedes-Benz Classic brings the brand’s motorsport history to life with presentations and driving shows featuring historic cars at outstanding events this season.
  • Stuttgart, Jun 2, 2022 - The Mercedes-Benz Museum’s open-air programme has never been quite as varied and diverse as it is this summer. The Museum opened its season of open-air events in April, with the “Classics & Coffee” classic car meeting.
  • Stuttgart, May 30, 2022 - The number 13 was a real lucky number for vehicle safety 50 years ago: Mercedes-Benz presented the Experimental Safety Vehicle, ESF 13 for short, at the “Transpo 72” trade fair in Washington D.C. on 31 May 1972.
  • 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.
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