The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

March-April 2014

Introducing the 2015 C-Class; Images of the Classic Center; Touring the Lincoln Highway in an SL55; Alfred Neubauer, the Big Man of Mercedes-Benz racing for three decades; Restored 190SL and matching teardrop trailer; Buyers Guide to 1967-1976 W114 sedans and coupes.

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Hidden Beauty – Images of the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center in California

Constantin von Kageneck

Restored 190SL and Teardrop Trailer

Jim Bowdring

The Big Man – Alfred Neubauer 1891-1980

Graham Robson

Star Dealer – Mercedes-Benz of Fort Mitchell, Kentucky

Peter Emslander

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide 1967-1976 W114 Sedans and Coupes – 230, 250, and 280 models

Richard Simonds

Refurbishing the SLS Hydropneumatic Pump

George Murphy

Garage Tips: Planning a Safe and Efficient Working Garage

John Roncallo

Restoration Project Part 2 – How Deep Do You Want to Go?

Andrew Atwood


President's Message – Is Winter Over Yet?

Terry Kiwala

Albrecht Stachel – My Mind's Made Up; Symbols of Affluence

Albrecht Stachel

Member News – Ron Varley Named Shell Oil Ultimate Enthusiast

Ron Varley


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