The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

May-June 2021

In this issue: 

  • The World's Fastest Gullwing - hit the salt at Bonneville in pursuit of 200 MPH
  • Unicorn - Check out this unrestored 300SL rescued from the back of a workshop 
  • The Gold Standard - Why the 300SL is among the most collectible cars in the world
  • 300SL Buyer's Guide - What you need to know to begin your search 
  • The Legendary T80 Land Speed Car - If war had not come, this could have been a record-setter
  • The Life of Rudolf Caracciola - Part 1
  • A Visit to Atelier Paul Bracq - See the ultimate in Pagoda restoration
  • Star Review - Mercedes-AMG GLA35
  • President's Column
  • MBCA Membership Card Proposal

  • How to take a legendary sports car to the Bonneville Salt Flats and attempt a record, with a little help from your friends. Story and photos by Jim McCraw

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