The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

May-June 2014

Amelia Island Concours d'Elegance, MBCA Invitational Display, 1914 Mercedes Gran Prix Entrants, 1989 Mercedes-Sauber Le Mans Winner, Touring the U.S. in a 190b, Buyers Guide for 1991-1999 W140 S-Class

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Silver Anniversary – Winning the 1989 24 Hours of Le Mans

John Chuhran

Mac & Phyllis Take a Trip – Around the country in a 190b

Gary Anderson with Tom Morehouse

Mercedes and the 1914 Grand Prix – Part 1

Karl Ludvigsen

Star Dealer – Mercedes-Benz of Albuquerque, New Mexico

Jo Chase

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide 1991-1999 W140 S-Class Sedans and Coupes and CL-Class Coupes

Richard Simonds

Lessons from Restoring a 280SL

Mark Schwarz

Restoration Project Part 3 – Down to the Nuts and Bolts

Andrew Atwood

We Are So Screwed – The Nuts and Bolts of Restorations

Albrecht Stachel


President's Message – Staying Grounded

Terry Kiwala

Amelia Island - Promontory on an Azure Sea

John Kuhn Bleimaier

Star Profile – Rob Moran, Director of Communications – Mercedes-Benz USA

William West Hopper


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