The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

March-April 2016

Feature articles on 1970 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet; 1959 220SE Cabriolet; Daimler Buses, 1895-1970; Eugen Böhringer, rally legend; E-Class Chassis History; New Mercedes-Benz safety systems.

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1970 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet – The Car of My Dreams

Mike Marsh

First Love – Thomas McGregor’s 1959 220SE

Vicki Wilson

The Buses of Daimler-Benz 1895-1970

Stephan McKeown, Richard Simonds

Star Dealer – Mercedes-Benz of Wichita, Kansas

Tech Articles

Evolution of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class – Chronology of Chassis Series

Gary Anderson, Stephan McKeown, Richard Simonds

Tech Session – Richard Simonds How Your Mercedes-Benz Communicates With You

Richard SImonds

Mercedes-Benz Safety Assistance Systems – The Whys and Hows

Axel Catton


President’s Message – Terry Kiwala: Repaying a personal debt

Terry Kiwala

Your Club – Mike Regennitter, Executive Director: Celebrating Our Rich History

Mike Regennitter

Gary Anderson – Behind the Star: There will always be an England

Gary Anderson


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