The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

September-October 2014

Featuring a comparison of the 190E 2.3-16 with the new GLA45 AMG – both born from the same ambition to reach younger buyers with a high-performance sedan.

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Entry-Level No More – Behind the wheel of the 2015 C-Class

William West Hopper

Traveling in Style – On the road in the impressive 2015 Airstream Interstate

Rich Luhr

Star Dealer – Mercedes-Benz of Honolulu

Dale Payson

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide – Tips on Buying a Classic

Richard Simonds & Gary Anderson

Keeping Up Appearances – Structure, maintenance, and restoration of interior wood trim

Richard Simonds & Gary Anderson

Restoration Project Part 5 – Paint & Body Work

Andrew Atwood


President's Message – Remembering Old Friends

Terry Kiwala

In Memoriam – Bill Denton

Terry Kiwala


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