The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

March-April 2017

March-April 2017 issue of The Star includes the O319 Omnibus, 1954 300S Cabriolet, Pat Matthews's display building and workshops in Sonoma County, Kitzenbühler Alpenrallye, 2017 S550 Cabriolet, and Mercedes-Benz re-entry into European Racing.

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Back in Service – A rare American-market 1960 Mercedes-Benz O319 Omnibus returns to duty in Cincinnati

Ted Zombek

Master Plan – The World and Work of Pat Matthews

Richard Simonds and Stephan McKeown

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide – 1977-1985 W123s

text Pierre Hedary: specifications: Richard Simonds

Workshop Design Basics

Pat Matthews

Richard Simonds – Technical Q & A

Richard Simonds


President's Message – Driving Excitement

Terry Kiwala

Your Club – Mike Regennitter, Executive Director: Planning ahead for 2017

Mike Regennitter


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