On December 12, 1958 507 #70079 was delivered to Autohaus Wirth in Frankfurt. Eight days later, U.S. Army PFC Elvis Presley took it for a test drive, which he clearly enjoyed enough to buy.
Through Rally Motors in New York, the car was sold to American entrant Ed Fuchs. He fielded the car during 1959 for a variety of drivers including the very talented Pedro Rodriguez.
On 19 June 1927, Rudolf Caracciola won the inaugural race for sports cars at the N?rburgring in a Mercedes-Benz Model S.This marked the beginning of one of the greatest success stories in motorsport.
Peeling away the layers of the world’s first mass-produced electric car. It’s 2017 and electric vehicles are on the cusp of going mainstream. Nearly 625,000 EVs and plug-in hybrids are already on the roads of America
There was some interest in the 8CL, including from 1939 Indy winner Wilbur Shaw, but ultimately only a single car was built for the 1940 season due to the outbreak of World War II.
The 1896 Arnold Benz Motor Carriage, famously the first car to ever receive a speeding ticket, will appear at Concours of Elegance 2017
The XKSS is one of the most important cars in Jaguar’s history, and we are committed to making the ‘new original’ version absolutely faithful to the period car in every way.
With the new EQ product brand, Mercedes-Benz is setting standards for the electric mobility of the future. This development takes ideas from the history of Daimler electric automobiles from over 100 years.
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