The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

January-February 2015

The January-February 2015 issue of The Star includes the restoration of a 1961 190b, western states touring in two hot-rod Mercedes-Benzes, Black Swan Racing's SLS GT3, restoration of a 600 LWB limousine, the Mercedes connection of Juan Manuel Fangio, power train restoration of our Finback project, a buyers guide for the R107 series, and a tech tips article on routine maintenance.

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Magnificent Fangio – Juan Manuel Fangio and Mercedes-Benz in motor sport

Graham Robson

Orrin B. Hayes Inc. Mercedes-Benz of Kalamazoo

Vern A. Yetman

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide: 1972-1989 R107 Roadster and GT

Richard Simonds

Restoration Project Part 7 – Doing the Powertrain

Andrew Atwood

Do It Yourself – Basic Maintenance

Jerry Cole


President's Message – Starting the Second Lap

Terry Kiwala

Who We Are and What We Like – Results of the 2014 Star membership survey

Gary Anderson and Michael Salemi


The Star is published by the Mercedes-Benz Club of America as a benefit available exclusively to MBCA members. The award-winning, four-color, 120-page print magazine is mailed to members six times each year and all content from the current and many past issues is available to members on this web site.