Articles tagged Mercedes Co.

Page 36 of December 1979 archive issue thumbnail Page 36, December 1979

Veteran Edwardian Vintage

A section devoted to old-car matters The Dawn of "The Daimler" Last month's issue of Motor Sport had quite a Daimler flavour to it, what with my description of an outing up Shelsley Walsh in the British Leyland Heritage/Coventry Museum's fine big Edwardian of that make, and my article about the motor-cars of Mr. Bolton, a gentleman who had a preference for Daimlers and drove them at Shelsley...

Page 12 of October 1940 archive issue thumbnail Page 12, October 1940

Mercedes-Benz versus Auto-Union

Some of the most intensive racing ever as a prelude to war  [Continued from September issue. The 1935 Season] THE 1935 season opened with a bereavement for Mercédès-Benz, when Dr. Hans Nibel died of apoplexy at Stuttgart at the age of fifty-four. He had been with the house of Benz since 1904 and the design of the Mercédès-Benz racing-cars was now announced as his work. With the confirmation of...

Page 41 of January 1981 archive issue thumbnail Page 41, January 1981

The Wartime Diaries of an RFC Officer

(continued from the December issue) In February 1918 "X'', the Flying Officer concerned, had bought the famous racing Austin "Pearley" for £100 and had on loan from Dewis, the then-Manager of the London Mercedes Company, a Napier, which was for sale. A certificate for four days leave gave X a chance to think about buying vehicles, perhaps with a view to trading when the terrible war had ended. He...

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