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.
1955. 1.9 Coupe.
October 1957.
October 1957. 300 SL.
1961. Six-cylinder Mk 846A engine.
1970.Mercedes-Benz Unimog. Reg No: Q624 GMG.

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