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Dr. Dieter Zetsche: AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner Speech

Dr. Dieter Zetsche Chairman of the Board of Management of Daimler AG Head of Mercedes-Benz AICGS Global Leadership Award Dinner November 5, 2015 Dr. Dieter Zetsche recently spoke at the the annual American Institute for Contemporary German Studies (AICGS) Global Leadership Award dinner. AICGS sponsored the evening and is affiliated with Johns Hopkins University. The […]

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This is the actual photograph of the first SL 65 AMG Black Series I ever saw. It was taken through the window at the Park Avenue Mercedes-Benz Showroom on October 10, 2010. It had a big SOLD sign on it. I stood there on the corner of Park and 55th in a puddle of my own drool. After that day I dreamed of owning one.

The Eagle Has Landed!

Here are the facts: 6.0 liter V12 biturbo engine. 670 horsepower. Zero to 60 in 3.7 seconds. Retractable wing. Carbon fiber bodywork. Nappa leather, Alcantara and carbon interior. Manufactured in Affalterbach by AMG. Only 350 were made. Only 175 were sent to the U.S.A. $304,000 MSRP in 2009. When new, dealers fought for a single […]

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The actual first photo I ever saw of a 500E that was published in 1991 in Car and Driver magazine.

Mercedes-Benz W124 500E/E500: The first true four-door Porsche was actually a Mercedes-Benz.

“If the old E-Class was a chunk of granite, the 500E was a chunk of granite launched from a trebuchet. Porsche lent assembly help. Buyers had to agree not to use it to invade Poland.”  – Automobile Magazine, October 2004 The Mercedes-Benz 500E first caught my eye in late 1991. Car and Driver magazine ran […]

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