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.

Heritage The First Modern Automobile The revolutionary 1902-1905 Mercedes-Simplex   Article Gary Anderson Images David Gooley, Susan Morehouse, Gary Anderson, Daimler Global Media   When this 1903 Mercedes- Simplex drives down a modern street, we...
  BUILT TO SERVE Simple, robust – and with an extended wheelbase, able to carry up to eight passengers – this rare 1967 200D EWB exemplifies the elegant functionalism of 1960s Mercedes-Benz design   ARTICLE Robert Gunthorp IMAGES David Gooley, Susan...
The early-morning silence at a racetrack has a particular quality. It isn’t an empty quiet; rather, it is filled with memories of adrenaline-filled noise from the past and the anticipation of exciting sound to come.I like being the first to arrive...
No Excuses The spectacular – and spectacularly capable – AMG GT C Roadster   Article Gary Anderson Images Daimler Global Media   Traveling northeast out of the tiny village of Wilhoit, Arizona – at the edge of Prescott National Forest – there is a...
Symphony in Steel This beautiful Mercedes-Benz 300S Cabriolet A – the hand-built pinnacle of automotive grandeur andelegance – has been treasured by three generations of one family since its factory delivery in 1955.   Article Carl W. Badenhausen...
Frozen in Time This 1955 300SL Coupe sat in an aircraft hangar for 40 years Article Gary Anderson with Wally Rogers & David Neyens Images copyright and courtesy of Gooding & Co.   The small aircraft hangar where Sigurd Nygren kept three old...
The Odyssey of Homer’s Car A tale of two families and their 1978 Caledonia Green W123 230s   Article Derick TeeKing Images David Gooley, Susan Morehouse & Andy Chan   Maybe there was some magic in the unusual color named Caledonia Green that...
Inside Brackley Behind the scenes at Mercedes AMG Petronas Formula 1 headquarters Article Gary Anderson Images Mercedes AMG Petronas & Gary Anderson   When we watch a Formula 1 race, we see only a small part of the overall effort that determines...
First Drive: Drop Top Duet   After cruising through the south of France in the new SLC and S-Class Cabriolet, European Editor Axel Catton can confirm that some of the best things in life are Mercedes-Benz convertibles   Article Axel Catton Image...
The New E-Class First Drive   Article Axel Catton Images Daimler Global Media   Behind the wheel of this much-anticipated technical marvel from Mercedes-Benz   How would you have reacted just 10 years ago if I had told you the 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-...
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