Mercedes-Benz Celebrating S-Class at Retro Classics 2013
We may be busy gearing up to cover the Geneva Motor Show, but a European car show of a different kind is taking place next weekend. Retro Classics 2013 is being held March 7-10, in Stuttgart, Germany. Unlike most classic car shows, Retro Classics considers itself a "trade show for classic cars," and is a massive exhibition. This year, Mercedes-Benz will be joining the classic car clubs of its namesake with a stunning display of vintage vehicles. Standing lockstep with the officially recognized M-B classic car clubs, Mercedes-Benz Classic is bringing a pair of stunning vehicles to Retro Classics. The first is a 1929 Nurburg 460. This vehicle was of the W 08 generation, produced from 1928 to 1933. The other vehicle, shown below, is the 1931 'Grand Mercedes' 770 of the W 07 generation.
Part of the brand's presence is to draw attention to its support of vintage motoring as a parts supplier. Mercedes-Benz Classic has a parts catalog of 38,702 parts, some of which are available within 24 hours. The latest addition to the M-B Classic uninverse is the 1991-1998 S-Class.
The aforementioned models are all predecessors to the current S-Class. Perhaps the German automaker is getting nostalgic as it prepares to launch the all-new 2014 S-Class at the Geneva show!