|Bonhams announces new auction sale at Mercedes-Benz Museum|
|On 12 July 2014, Bonhams' Mercedes-Benz Sale will feature a choice selection of some 40 motor cars manufactured by the renowned German marque over its more than a century-long history.
The modern engineering giant that is Daimler, manufacturing Mercedes-Benz motor vehicles, can trace its automotive roots back to 1886 when Carl Benz patented his pioneering Motorwagen, and Gottlieb Daimler fitted one of his new internal combustion engines into a four-wheeled carriage. Fourteen years later, in 1...[Read more...]|
|105 YEAR OLD 'CAR OF KINGS' EMERGES FROM AUSTRALIA FOR SALE AT BONHAMS' INAUGURAL MERCEDES-BENZ AUCTION|
|A 1909 35hp Mercedes with a rugged past, estimated at €480,000-680,000, is being offered on 12 July as part of Bonhams' Mercedes-Benz Sale at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany. The Sale will feature a choice selection of some 40 motor cars manufactured by the renowned German marque over its more than century-long history.
Perhaps the last place one would expect to find an early Mercedes vehicle advertised as 'the car of kings' is at Isis Downs, an isolated sheep station in Queens...[Read more...]|
|Mercedes-Benz Classic: Topics for 2013|
|The main topics:
• The tradition of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class
• Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows in the 1930s
• Originals – authentic vehicles tell authentic stories
• Classic vehicles kept in perfect condition with Mercedes-Benz Genuine Parts
75 years ago – on 28 January 1938: With a flying start, Rudolf Caracciola achieved a speed of 432.7 km/h over one kilometre on the Frankfurt–Darmstadt motorway. This is the highest speed ever ach...[Read more...]|
|BMW TEAM RLL FINISH 3RD AND 4TH AT PETIT LE MANS|
|BMW Team RLL finished its fourth season of American Le Mans Series competition with third and fourth place GT class finishes at the 15th annual 1000-mile Petit Le Mans. The team's seventh podium finish of the year, that included victories at Sebring and Road America, gave BMW third place in the GT class Manufacturer's Championship. BMW Team RLL finished second in the Team Championship.
Bill Auberlen, Jörg Müller and Jonathan Summerton co-drove the No. 55 BMW M3 GT to a third place finish in ...[Read more...]|
|BMW Team RLL Wins Road America For The Third Time In Four Years|
|For the third time in four seasons of American Le Mans Series competition, BMW Team RLL drove a BMW M3 GT across the Road America finish line first to win the four-hour Road America Road Race Showcase.
Today it was Bill Auberlen and Jörg Müller who took the GT class victory in the No. 55 BMW M3 GT, racing past the checkered flag 2.63 seconds ahead of the No. 45 Porsche and the balance of the 13-car class. The duo completed 97 laps of the 4.048-mile circuit in the four-hour contest. Auberlen,...[Read more...]|