The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

March-April 2018

Perfectly preserved 1959 219 ponton, exploring in a Sprinter camper van, classic cars in California, the Manheim factory, love affair with the 300CE/E320 Cabriolets, and buyers guide to the W202/W203 C-Class AMGs, 1995-2006.

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Perfectly Preserved 1959 Mercedes-Benz 219 Ponton

Jaime Kopchinski

Open Air Love Affair – Lucky owners share their passion for the elegant 1993-1995 Mercedes-Benz A124 Cabriolet

Gary Anderson

Tech Articles

Buyers Guide – W202/W203 C-Class AMGs • 1995-2006

Gary Anderson and Jonathan Hodgman, Data Daniel Stahl

All Charged Up – What difference does a 48V electrical system make?

Graeme Morpeth

Camper Van FAQs

Kristen Bor


At the Wheel – From the President, Gene Jurick – Up to Speed

Gene Jurick


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