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+ Silver Arrows - back in the UK

+ Silver Arrows – back in the UK

This piece was originally driven by “the Rainmaster” – Rudolf Caracciola. A Mercedes-Benz racing driver legend, Caracciola was also the first foreign starter to win the Mille Miglia in 1931, driving a 27/240/300 hp SSKL. In 1934, he was signed on again by Daimler-Benz, this time seated behind the very first Silver Arrow, the W25,...
+ Fashionable at Goodwood

+ Fashionable at Goodwood

This is my favourite shot from Goodwood Revival 2012. As all my friends know, I personally have a particular interest in red trous, though I’ve been unable to find the perfect colored pair yet. This young chap seems to share the same love not only for RED but also the knowledge for showing his own...
+ RAF at Goodwood

+ RAF at Goodwood

+ Playboy Bunnies

+ Playboy Bunnies

The Playboy Bunny Girls makes an appearance at Goodwood Revival 2012, marching in to strike poses in front of the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrows. Details at Mercedes-Benz and mb! by Mercedes-Benz
+ Fashionable at Goodwood

+ Fashionable at Goodwood

“…future politicians in white campaign uniforms and boating hats march about chanting: ‘Every-BODY vote for Dan, he is every-BODY’s man!‘ while the ladies at The Telegraph wearing cotton overalls and classic driving hats threaten the day’s paper to be sold out within the hour. Lord March, himself present at the fair in an immaculate double-breasted...
+ Goodwood Revival 2012

+ Goodwood Revival 2012

This is the first sneak peak at Goodwood Revival, the lineup are Grand-Prix titans, THE Silver-Arrows (from both Mercedes and Auto Union factory teams) back in the UK! Stay tuned for the proper article with mb! by Mercedes-Benz and Mercedes-Benz
+ From an Age Long Past

+ From an Age Long Past

With small exceptions, Motorsports and Fashion for the most part doesn’t seem to mix these days. But there once was a time when “driving” meant something more than just engines and shells and muscles. It was a time when gentlemen donned on leather driving gloves, racing caps, driving goggles, shirts with tartan elbow patches, tailored...
+ Mille Miglia, May 18

+ Mille Miglia, May 18

Dawn breaks in Roma and the Mercedes-Benz team gears up for the final and longest stretch all the way back to Brescia. Through Siena and Firenze, the classics speed through the gorgeous paesaggi of Toscana. But as some would agree, one of the most memorable moments was seeing these cars through the compressed streets of...
+ Mille Miglia, May 17

+ Mille Miglia, May 17

700 metres above sea level lies San Marino, one of the checkpoints of the Mille Miglia. The Mercedes-Benz team is there early, waiting with cups of cappuccino and sunglasses on. The view is absolutely stunning as the cars enter the Palazzo Publico piazza! Details on mb.mercedes-benz.com soon.
+ Mille Miglia, May 16

+ Mille Miglia, May 16

The Mille Miglia starts at 6:30pm in Brescia and by the time the SSK swings into view at Lago di Garda, the Mercedes-Benz team is already waiting with glasses of Aperol, iPads, and Nikon cameras. The view of the gleaming 300SL gullwing waving its doors up at the sunset skies was a sight to see!...
+ Mille Miglia, May 16

+ Mille Miglia, May 16

In Brescia, these ladies gleam under the sky before flooring out into the Italian countryside for the Mille Miglia. And they’re all here, rumbling to start: Ermini, Jag, Maserati, Ferrari, BMW, Triumph….and certainly Mercedes-Benz. Details on mb.mercedes-benz.com soon.
+ Mille Miglia 2012

+ Mille Miglia 2012

The Mille Miglia, is a three day historic rally race from Brescia to Roma and back. One thousand miles with the Mercedes-Benz team with hardly a moment to sleep. Some of the details from the day of the race start. The drivers come from all over the world, looking their fashionable and classic best, to...