The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

May-June 2012

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A Firm Hand on the Tiller – The Road Trip of Bertha Benz

Ulli Kampelmann

Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance

Jim Roberts/John Kuhn Bleimaier

The Power of 8 - The M100 Engine

Graham Robson

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide 1972-1980 W116 Flagship Sedans

Pierre Hedary with Richard Simonds and Albrecht Stachel

Restore, Repair, or Replace

Alex Rosner

Driving Tips - Tires and Driving Safety

Jim Roberts

Installing an Auxiliary Audio Input

Matt Crawford

Questions and Answers from

Jonathan Hodgman

The Weighty Subject of Oil in Our Old Cars

Richard Simonds with Star Technical Staff


The Inclusive Culture of the MBCA

Steve Dierks

Fresh Perspectives – Why Go to College for Automotive Restoration

Wes Anderson


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