The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

July-August 2016

First drive of 2017 S-Class Cabriolet and SLC-Class Roadster; 1981 SL500 Rally Car; Dorset in a CLS Shooting Break; Rudolf Caracciola, Evolution of the SL-Class Chassis.

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The Greatest Champion – Rudolf Caraccoia

Graham Robson

Tech Articles

Evolution of the SL Class

Gary Anderson and Graham Robson

To Keep or Not to Keep: Evaluating a 1970 W114 250C Coupe

Richard Simonds

Tech Smart – Life and Death by GPS

Gary Anderson


President's Message – Our Dedicated National Team

Terry Kiwala

Your Club – Improve Your Health in More Ways than one

Mike Regennitter


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