The Stars Came Out in Monterey

Stephan McKeown with the staff of The Star
Gary Anderson, Gary Horstkorta, Richard Simond, Denis Tanney
Images of Mercedes-Benz at the Monterey Classic Car Week 2018, including the Pebble Beach Concours and Tour, Legends of the Autobahn, the Classic Center Star Lounge, and the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion.

The Stars Came Out

Mercedes-Benz at Monterey Car Week • 2018

IMAGES  RICHARD SIMONDS  •  GARY ANDERSON  •  DENIS L. TANNEY  •   GARY HORSTKORTA

 

A kaleidoscopic look at all things Mercedes-Benz on display during this year’s annual automotive extravaganza in Monterey

 

•  Ready: 1936 Mercedes-Benz W29 500K Special Roadster (left), and 2019 Mercedes-Benz S63 Cabriolet, Pebble Beach Tour d’Elegance

 

•  Replica 1886 Benz Patent Motor Car, Star Lounge

 

 •  Wicker pannier, 1904 Mercedes Simplex, Star Lounge

 

•  Immaculate 1971 Mercedes-Benz W109 300SEL 3.5 sedan, Star Lounge parking lot

 

•  1936 Mercedes-Benz W29 500K Special Roadster, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 

 

•  Mercedes-Benz Vision EQ Silver Arrow concept car, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 

 

•  1956-1959 Mercedes-Benz W180 220S Cabriolet and 1955-1963 Mercedes-Benz W121 190SL Roadster, Legends of the Autobahn®

 

•  Replica 1886 Benz Patent Motor Car, Star Lounge 

 

•  1909-1911 Benz racecar (left), and Mercedes-AMG Project One Hypercar, Star Lounge

 

•  1967 Mercedes-Benz W110 230 Miesen Ambulance, Legends of the Autobahn

 

•  1952 Mercedes-Benz W194 300SL racing sports car, Star Lounge

 

•  Battered vagabond: 1982 Mercedes-Benz W123 200D, Legends of the Autobahn 

 

•  1955 Mercedes-Benz W121 190SL racing car, Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 

 

•  Tail light cluster, 1936 Mercedes-Benz W29 500K Special Roadster, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

 

•  Bleriot headlamp, 1904 Mercedes Simplex, Star Lounge

 

•  Mercedes-Benz Vision EQ Silver Arrow concept car, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

 

•  Fashion statement in front of 1935 Mercedes-Benz W29 540K Cabriolet A, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 

 

•  1987 Mercedes-Benz W201 190E 2.3-16, Legends of the Autobahn 

 

•  Let’s go racing: Historically accurate scale models of Mercedes-Benz and AMG racing cars go head-to-head on tricky slotcar track, Star Lounge 

 

•  The official T-shirt, Concours d’Lemons 

 

•  Matched set: 1970 Mercedes-Benz W111 280SE 3.5 Cabriolet (left), and 1971 Mercedes-Benz 280SE 3.5 Coupe, at auction 

 

•  Pedal car in the pits, Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion

 

•  1938 Mercedes-Benz W125 speed-record car, Star Lounge 

 

•  Bring the action: Rollerball smart car and owner, Concours d’Lemons 

 

•  1935 Mercedes-Benz W29 540K Cabriolet A, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

 

•  1954 Mercedes-Benz W198 300SL Gullwing Coupe racecar, Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion 

 

•  1929 Mercedes-Benz W06 710 SS Barker Tourer racecar, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance

  

•   Sturm und Drang: 1909-1911 Benz racecar, Star Lounge 

  

•  Elegance: 1936 Mercedes-Benz W29 500K Special Roadster, Star Lounge 

 

•  1954 Mercedes-Benz W186 300b Adenauer (left), and 1960 Mercedes-Benz W128 220SE Cabriolet, at auction 

 

•  Trafficator on 1936 Mercedes-Benz W29 540K Cabriolet A, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 

 

•  Period emergency gear: 1972 Mercedes-Benz W108 280 SE 4.5, Legends of the Autobahn 

 

•  Battle flag: 1929 Mercedes-Benz W06 710 SS Barker Tourer racecar, Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance 

 

•  The essence of style: A perfect Pagoda, Legends of the Autobahn  •

 

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