The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

November-December 2013

The new CLA250 will be a game-changer for Mercedes-Benz; True grit is required to tackle the 2013 Peking-Paris Motor Challenge in a 219 Ponton; the Goodwood Revival in England should be on every auto enthusiast's bucket list; the Unimog has been unstoppable since its introduction in 1947; The S-Class traces its heritage to the Mercedes Simplex and Benz touring cars of 1903; the W110 Finbacks are the inexpensive sibling to the more collectible W111 finbacks.

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True Grit – The 2013 Peking to Paris Motor Challenge

Dirk de Groen

Peerless Lineage – The S-Class Heritage

Gary Anderson

Small Wonders - 70 Years of Mercedes-Benz Tin Toys

Philippe de Lespinay

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide: 1961-1968 W110 Sedans

Richard Simonds

Tech Session – Winterizing Your Classic Mercedes-Benz

Richard Simonds

Garage Tips – Designing an All-Purpose Garage

Gary Anderson


President's Letter More Than a Club, We're a Community

Steve Dierks

Fancyisms – Ernie's Dream Garage

Bonnie Fancy

Driving Tips – Helping Teens be Safe Drivers


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