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Classic Cars

Mercedes S-Class Gets Starring Spot at Techno Classica

Every generation will be on display

Mercedes will have the complete history of executive models on display at Techno Classica

MercedesMercedes-BenzMercedes-BenzGermany, 1924 > present197 models
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will debut the next generation S-ClassS-ClassMercedes-Benz S-ClassGermany, 1972 > present6 series
313 versions
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later this year, and it is celebrating by showing an example of every generation at Techno Classica in Essen from April 10-14.

At its 4,500 square meter exhibit at the show, Mercedes will focus on its luxury car and display the 1910 Prinz-Heinrich-WagenPrinz-Heinrich-WagenBenz Prinz-Heinrich-WagenGermany, 1908 > 19122 versions
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that Mercedes-Benz Classic has just restored. It is one of only two completely original examples that still exist of the ten originally built. The cars were built as racecars for the 1910 Prinz Heinrich Tour auto race. The restored car finished eleventh in the race.

The exhibit also includes 12 generations of the S-Class starting with the 60hp Mercedes-SimplexSimplex 60hpMercedes Simplex 60hpGermany, 1901 > 19053 photos
from 1904 and going to the current generation. Other cars on display will include the Nürburg 460460 NürburgMercedes-Benz 460 NürburgGermany, 1928 > 19332 photos
from 1929 and the 770 from 1931.

After the show, the S-Class models will be on display at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart from June 18 to November 3.

This year is the 25th year for the Techno Classica. It has 1,200 exhibitors displaying 2,500 classic cars.






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