The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

May-June 2016

The May-June 2016 issue includes a drive review of the 2017 E-Class, an article on the Silver Arrow drivers of the 1930s, Elisabeth and Fred Smits's travelogue across North America and into Mexico, and the final article on Daimler buses, from 1960.

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World Tour in a Ponton Part 3

Article and photos Elisabeth Smits

Racing to the Rescue – Mercedes-Benz emergency F1 vehicles

John Chuhran

Star Dealer – Mercedes-Benz of Plano, Texas

Thomas Tyler

Tech Articles

Evolution of the C-Class

Richard Simonds & Gary Anderson

Beautiful Bargain – 1971 280SE Sedan (W108)

Article by Blakley Leonard


Your Club – Mike Regennitter, Executive Director: Reasons to be Proud

Mike Regennitter

President's Message – Starting to Celebrate

Terry Kiwala

Behind the Star – Commitment and Continuity

Gary Anderson


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