The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

July-August 2017

The July-August Issue of The Star , Fifty Years of AMG, includes AMG C63S, Company Curios, 1984 500SEL AMG, 1956 300SC Cabriolet, AMG History, and Buyers Guide for R/C107.

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Everlasting Love – A story of enduring passion for a rare 1956 300Sc Cabriolet

Richard Simonds

Company Curios

Richard Simonds & Stephan McKeown

Period Performer – 1984 W126 500 SEL

Allan Lydon

Tech Articles

The Best of the Best: R107 & C107, 1971-1989

Tyler Hoover, Richard Simonds, Daniel Stahl

Mastering the Art of Reading Car For-Sale Ads

Gary Anderson, Pierre Hedary, Tyler Hoover & Richard Simonds

More About Ignition Systems for 1970s Classics

Quincy Leslie, Michael Salemi

Richard Simonds – Technical Q & A

Richard Simonds


President’s Message Terry Kiwala – Taking Stock

Terry Kiwala

Your Club Mike Regennitter – The year isn’t over

Mike Regennitter

Behind the Star, Gary Anderson – Racecars, Supercars and Hypercars

Gary Anderson


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.