Mercedes celebrated its over 100 years of sports car heritage at Pebble Beach

by Alex

This year at Pebble Beach, while Porsche celebrated its 60 years of sports car heritage, Mercedes Benz ensured they are a step head, or in numeric terms, ahead of Porsche by more than 40 years as the Stuttgart based car maker feted its over 100 years of sport car inheritance in producing some of the finest cars. Or in numeric terms, Mercedes Benz came up with eight of its iconic cars at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance. These eight iconic cars are the best models of different years spanning over 108 years of sports car heritage.

The Mercedes Benz Star Lounge at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance which was held from August 12 till 15th featured eight different models that included…

1. 1902 Mercedes Simplex
2. 1929 SSK
3. 1952 W194 300SL
4. 1955 W196 300SLR (Uhlenhaut Coupe)
5. 1956 W198 300SL
6. 1970 C111-II
7. 2011 SLS AMG
8. 2011 SLS AMG GT3

Apart from the displaying these eight machines of historic significance, the Mercedes Benz Star Lounge also enhanced the thrill of its visitors by exhibiting the entire E-Class line up as well as a Sony Gran Turismo gaming sled in addition to a Maybach.

Well if this is not enough, the last and the best, Mercedes not only exhibited the SLS AMG line but allowed its fans to avail a test drive and make their fun-filled weekend a truly memorable one. In addition, the Classic Center vehicles were also available for purchase for those who could not resist the thrill.

Source: topspeed

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