This year, Mercedes Benz celebrates its 125th anniversary, since the invention of its first vehicle bearing the 3 pointed star marquee. To mark this occasion the company will display their cars from both the future and past. The company will showcase their models at Pebble Beach on August 21 with the topic being ”125 yrs inventor of the automobile”.
Among the vehicles to be showcased in this event include the Wilhelm Maybach designed 1906 race car and the 1909 200 horsepower Benz that is dubbed Lightning Benz. However, the model, which will be showcased, is a great reproduction using the original engine. Of the 6 cylinder supercharged sports car from the S Series line up, the W 06 series, the SSK is among the most fascinating and exclusive models.
There will also be a reproduction of the 1886 Benz Patent Motor Car, a 1905 American Mercedes, the 1939 Silver Arrow W154 GP racing car, the 1954 300 SL Gullwing, and the 1969 Mercedes Benz 600. Apart from the Blast from the Past cars, the company has also showcased a future contraption going by the name of Aesthetics 125. The sculpture designed by the company’s design team showcases the future trend in the brand.
Also showcased were concept car variants of the SLS AMG Roadster as well as the A-Klasse. There is also an F-Cell car that showcased the way Carl Benz would have created the Patent Motor Car today – using fuel cell; it is an environment friendly electric car.