The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

July-August 2015

Content includes 1939 170V Roadster, 300SLR No. 722, Trekking in an Atego, Engines and Cylinders, Daimler-Benz 1926 and 1948, Dragon Racing SLS AMG GT3, and Buyers Guide for 190SL.

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60 Years Ago – Le Mans 1955

Richard Simonds and Kent Emigh

The Big Trek – Touring North American in a Mercedes-Benz Atego

Norbert Guthier with Gary Anderson

Twice to the Brink: Daimler-Benz in 1926 and 1946

Graham Robson

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide – 1955-1963 W121 190SL

Richard Simonds

How Does It Work – Cylinders and Engine Configurations

Graeme Morpeth

Restoration Project - Part 10: Instrument Panel

Andrew Atwood

Tech Tips: Touring with a Classic !950s Car

Richard Simonds with Fred Smits


President's Message – Doubling Down

Terry Kiwala

Your Club – Mike Regennitter, Executive Director

Mike Regennitter


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