Grace's Guide

British Industrial History

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1929. Mercedes-Benz S-type (W06) 6,789 cc. Exhibit at the Franschhoek Motor Museum.
1936. Mercedes-Benz 540K Cabriolet C. 5.4-litre. Exhibit at the Franschhoek Motor Museum.
Reg No: SGT 2.
October 1936.
October 1936. Type 500, super charged.
December 1937.
December 1937.
October 1953.
July 1954. The first racing car produced in Stuttgart for an international Grand Prix in 15 years.
1955. 1.9 Coupe.
1956. 220 A.
October 1957.
October 1957. 300 SL.
1959. Mercedes LS113. Reg No: LSK 711.
1961. Six-cylinder Mk 846A engine.
October 1964.
1970.Mercedes-Benz Unimog. Reg No: Q624 GMG.
October 1989.

of Germany

1925 For the new Mercedes-Benz brand, Daimler's Mercedes star was put together with Benz & Cie's laurel wreath as the symbol of the brand.

1926 The 2 companies merged

Also see Mercedes-Benz (Great Britain) for UK distributors

1974 Dr. Kurt Enke, a senior scientist of Mercedes-Benz called for a 'black box' to be developed for all vehicles.[1]

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Sources of Information

  1. The Engineer 1974/06/13