Star Interest Group

Welcome to The Star. Here you will find posts by our editor, Gary Anderson, as well as forum posts and news articles related to our award winning publication.

BEAUTIFUL BARGAIN 1980 W123 300CD Coupe   An ongoing series highlighting club members’ desirable and affordable classics   Article and Images Sid Arya   Serendipity, fate and patience all play roles in any search for just the right car. They...
Technical Q&A Richard Simonds   Transmission Issues Q  I thought that sealed transmissions never needed fluid replacements. Do they actually need servicing?   A The myth of the sealed transmission is that it never needs servicing. However, it is...
Murphy’s Law – George Murphy   Installing the Pertronix Ignition System   Of all the systems that enable your older Mercedes-Benz to stay on the road, few are more trouble-prone than pre-1975 hybrid transistorized ignition systems. The main culprits...
BEAUTIFUL BARGAIN 1980 W123 300CD Coupe   An ongoing series highlighting club members’ desirable and affordable classics   Article and Images Sid Arya   Serendipity, fate and patience all play roles in any search for just the right car. They...
Silver Speedsters Mercedes-Benz Speed-Record Cars, 1934-1939   Article Graham Robson Images Daimler Archives   How on earth did they manage it – and how could they find the time? These days, maintaining just two state-of-the-art Mercedes-Benz...
The Perfect Car   This 1992 W124 500E earned a perfect score from concours judges andBest of Marque Mercedes-Benz at 2016 Legends of the Autobahn   Article Gary Anderson with Eric Bergstedt Images David Gooley & Susan Morehouse   Per • fect  ...
ARLO’S CHOICE   This beautiful 1954 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A was owned by singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie   Article Gary Anderson & Byron DeFoor Images David Gooley & Susan Morehouse   Arlo Guthrie’s life was already changing rapidly in...
ARLO’S CHOICE This beautiful 1954 Mercedes-Benz 220 Cabriolet A was owned by singer-songwriter Arlo Guthrie   Article Gary Anderson & Byron DeFoor Images David Gooley & Susan Morehouse   Arlo Guthrie’s life was already changing rapidly in...
Your Club Mike Regennitter, Executive Director   Welcome to 2017, which marks my third year serving the Mercedes-Benz Club of America. The past two years have been an incredible journey. I wrote that last year represented the best year of my career...
President’s Message Terry Kiwala   A Family Affair   During my 23 years of Mercedes-Benz Club of America membership, I have noticed an increasing trend of families enjoying Mercedes-Benz automobiles and club events together. In every region of the...