The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

November-December 2016

Annual Monterey Classic Car Week issue, including Andy Chan's 1978 W123 230, John Olson's 1963 300SE with an AMG C32 powertrain and interior, Brad Bergstedt's W124 500E, S, SS and SSK supercars of the 1930s, and the evolution of the A/B/CLA chassis series.

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One of a Kind – John Olson's Unique 1963 300SE with a C32 AMG power train and interior

John Olson

Fast Times – The glamorous supercars of Mercedes-Benz, 1933-1939. PART II: 380, 500K & 540

Graham Robson

Tech Articles

The Evolution of Mercedes-Benz Modular Front-Wheel-Drive Architecture – The A, B & CLA Classe

Richard Simonds

Heater Core Crisis

Richard Simonds

Beautiful Bargain – 1980 European-specification R107 280SL

Robert Vann


President's Message

Terry Kiwala

Your Club

Mike Regennitter


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