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Mercedes-Benz
Vehicle Manufacturer

A manufacturer of cars and SUVs.  The company originated in 1886 with Karl Benz's first "Benz Patent Motorwagen," but the name "Mercedes-Benz" did not appear as a marque until 1926 following the merger of Karl Benz's company with Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft, producers of the Mercedes brand of cars.  Headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

Vehicle names used by Mercedes-Benz currently and throughout history include:  190E, 200E, 220SE, 230CE, 230E, 230G, 250, 280SL, 300CE, 300D, 300E, 300GE, 300Sc, 300SD, 300SEL, 300SDL, 300SE, 300SL, 300TD, 323, 380SEC, 380SEL, 380SL, 450 SL, 500E, 500SEC, 500SEL, 500SL, 500K, 540K, 560SEL, 600SL, 609D, 911, A45 AMG, A140, Actros, Axor, C220, C230, C240, C280, C300, C320, CLK 320, CLK 500, CLK DTM, CLK63 AMG, CLS63 AMG, CLS 350, CLS 500, CLS 550, E-Guard, E280, E320, E350, E500, G63 AMG, GL450, GLK350, ML320, ML350, ML500, S280, S430, S500, S600, S63 AMG, S65 AMG, SL63 AMG, SL500, SL550, SL600, SLR McLaren, SLS AMG, Sprinter, Unimog, W25, W125, and W196.

Many modern Mercedes-Benz models have a name that is a letter, designating the "Class" or chassis/body style, followed by a number, designating the engine.  For example, specific models of the E chassis, such as E240 and E320 and are collectively referred to as the E-Class.  There is also an A-Class, C-Class, CL-Class, CLA-Class, CLS-Class, GL-Class, GLK-Class, M-Class, ML-Class, R-Class, and an S-Class.

Advertising slogans include:  The Best or Nothing

Magazine covers include:  The Social Dealership (January 2012 - unidentified dealership)

Sawyer Brown's song "Drive Me Wild" is about a woman with a "little red Mercedes-Benz."

Subtopics
Carlsson
Mercedes Grand Prix

Reference Desk
Standard Catalog of Mercedes-Benz

Page Sections
Motorsports
Unidentified Images
Article Index
Documents


Motorsports

Championships Won in Mercedes-Benzes

Drivers' championships won driving Mercedes-Benz cars.

Championships Won in Mercedes-Benzs

Championships Won with Mercedes-Benz Engines

Drivers' and Manufacturers' championships won driving cars with Mercedes-Benz Engines.

YearSeriesDriverModel
1954FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipJuan Manuel Fangio
1955FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipJuan Manuel Fangio
YearSeriesDriver/ManufacturerModel/Car
1998FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipMika HakkinenMcLaren Cars
1998FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipMcLaren
1999FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipMika HakkinenMcLaren Cars
2008FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipLewis HamiltonMcLaren Cars
2009FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipJenson ButtonBrawn GP Cars
2009FIA Formula 1 World ChampionshipBrawn GP


Unidentified Images

The following photographs cannot be identified.  If you know any details about these images, please e-mail admin@carsandracingstuff.com.

Trepada Austria - Mercedes-Benz Art Trepada Austria
Artist: Alfredo de la Maria
Car: Mercedes-Benz

(Climbing in Austria) Original painting, oil on board.
Image courtesy CarArt.us
View "Trepada Austria" - Mercedes-Benz Art - 86KB
View Close-Up of "Trepada Austria" - Mercedes-Benz Art - 140KB
Mercedes-Benz Hood Ornament Photo courtesy of Image*After
View photo of Mercedes-Benz Hood Ornament - 1,031KB
Classic Mercedes-Benz Photo courtesy of Image*After
View photo of Classic Mercedes-Benz - 955KB
Classic Mercedes-Benz Photo courtesy of Image*After
View photo of Classic Mercedes-Benz - 1,499KB
Mercedes-Benz Military Truck Photo courtesy of Image*After
View photo of Mercedes-Benz Military Truck - 387KB
Mercedes-Benz Military Truck Photo courtesy of Image*After
View photo of Mercedes-Benz Military Truck - 387KB
Mercedes-Benz Military Truck Photo courtesy of Image*After
View photo of Mercedes-Benz Military Truck - 379KB
Mercedes-Benz Truck Photo courtesy of Image*After
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Article Index

DateArticleAgency/Author/Speaker
February 24, 2005Erneut tödlicher Unfall mit Mercedes-WerksfahrerWikinews
February 28, 2005Stuttgarter Staatsanwaltschaft ermittelt gegen Mercedes-TestfahrerWikinews
November 4, 2005Mercedes-Testfahrer erhält Strafe für tödlichen UnfallWikinews
June 19, 2006Mercedes-Benz® parts in the AftermarketChris Casarez
July 17, 2006More Mercedes Benz Open Air Vehicles On The RoadTom Bailey
April 18, 2007Mercedes-Benz to Release New Black SeriesAnthony Fontanelle
April 20, 2007Mercedes Clutch Discs-- Performs Great Even in Clutch SituationsDwayne Thomas
April 18, 2007Mercedes-Benz to Release New Black SeriesAnthony Fontanelle
June 20, 2007Mercedes-Benz Gives A Glimpse Of The FutureAnthony Fontanelle
June 21, 2007‘Less Is More' Says MercedesAnthony Fontanelle
August 13, 2007Mercedes Looks Into A Greener FutureAnthony Fontanelle
September 6, 2007NAVTEQ Partners With Mercedes-BenzAnthony Fontanelle
December 14, 2007Mercedes-Benz Sets Sales RecordAnthony Fontanelle
December 16, 2007Mercedes Benz signs up with Amatola Green PowerAnthony Fontanelle
June 5, 2008Mercedes-Benz Delivers 300,000Anthony Fontanelle
May 5, 2009Phenomenal Early Success of Mercedes, TheRonnie Tanner
November 21, 2009Die legendären Silberpfeile sind zurückWikinews
January 15, 2010Mercedes-Silberpfeil wird am 25.1. präsentiertWikinews
November 12, 2010Russia Investigates Alleged Bribes by MercedesVOA Breaking News
December 21, 2010Noticias breves 21 de diciembre 2010: Argentina: Economía y NegociosWikinoticias
January 18, 2013Petition for Exemption From the Vehicle Theft Prevention Standard; Mercedes-BenzChristopher J. Bonanti
April 11, 2013To Ensure Your Mercedes Gets Repaired Properly Go To A Professional MechanicShane Hester
June 21, 2013Reasons Why A Luxury Used Mercedes Is A Top Choice For Automobile LoversDana McCullough
October 1, 2013Alternative Method for Calculating Off-Cycle Credits for Mercedes-Benz Vehicles Under the Light-Duty Greenhouse Gas Emissions ProgramByron Bunker


Documents

DateDocument Name & DetailsDocuments
20 November 2012Design for Vehicle, Toy, and/or Replicas Thereof
United States Patent US D671,032
Michael Frei, Klaus Frenzel, Hans-Dieter Futschik, Hubert Lee, Robert Lesnik, and Gorden Wagener for Daimler AG

PDF
- 213KB - 6 pages
20 November 2012Design for Vehicle, Toy, and/or Replicas Thereof
United States Patent US D671,033
Mark Fetherston, Klaus Frenzel, Hans-Dieter Futschik, and Gorden Wagener for Daimler AG

PDF
- 313KB - 7 pages
20 November 2012Design for Vehicle, Toy, and/or Replicas Thereof
United States Patent US D671,041
Michael Frei, Klaus Frenzel, Hans-Dieter Futschik, Robert Lesnik, and Gorden Wagener for Daimler AG

PDF
- 313KB - 5 pages
20 November 2012Design for Vehicle, Toy, and/or Replicas Thereof
United States Patent US D671,042
Michael Frei, Klaus Frenzel, Hans-Dieter Futschik, Hubert Lee, Robert Lesnik, and Gorden Wagener for Daimler AG

PDF
- 150KB - 5 pages
20 November 2012Design for Front Portion of a Vehicle, Toy, and/or Replicas Thereof
United States Patent US D671,044
Mark Fetherston, Klaus Frenzel, Hans-Dieter Futschik, and Gorden Wagener for Daimler AG

PDF
- 169KB - 4 pages




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