Authors of Enthusiasm

The Authors of Enthusiasm Committee maintains a list of books that are briefly reviewed and should be of interest to MBCA members. Many of the books concern Mercedes-Benz automobiles specifically and some of the books address more general aspects, such as car buying, maintenance, and ownership. Some of the books are authored or edited by MBCA members, past and present. Most of these books are available on Amazon, or by third-party sellers.

from 1901 to Today
Thomas Wirth

Mercedes-Benz Supercars takes the reader through the history of Mercedes-Benz racing and street supercars by highlighting its major and milestone automobiles beginning with the 1901 35 horsepower model through today’s SLS AMG. A total of eighteen cars are documented with historical narratives,...

Staff of the Star and the Members of MBCA

The Mercedes-Benz Technical Companion is a compendium of reprinted technical articles and columns from the pages of MBCA’s Star magazine to mid-2004. The book contains articles by longtime current and former MBCA experts such as Frank Barrett, Frank King, George Murphy, and Stu Ritter, to name...

(8th edition)
James E. Duffy

Review for both Modern Automotive Technology (8th Edition) & Fundamentals of Automotive Technology: Principles and Practice Our region of the MBCA uniquely sponsors owner-performed maintenance and repair operations open to all our members’ and their cars at Mercedes-Benz dealerships and...

A Mercedes-Benz Journey Through The Americas
Gari Stroh, Frank Barrett (Mile High)

Overland-A Mercedes-Benz Journey Through The Americas-is a journey, a yearlong road trip from Colorado to Argentina and back covering 34,000 miles through 17 countries. On this incredible journey, the author and his vehicle are faced with military roadblocks, confusing border crossings, high...

Michael Salemi (International Stars)

A must for all owners and lovers of the Mercedes-Benz Pagoda, (1963-1971 230/250/280 SL W113) this book will take you on a journey-both literary and visually. 66 Pagoda owners from around the world contributed their stories of lust, longing, trial and tribulation along with their photographs of...