The Star

The Official Magazine of the Mercedes-Benz Club of America

May-June 2018

Features on 2-018 AMG GT R, Smitses in the Andes, Three Classics Restored, Heritage: Fritz Nallinger, Buyers Guide: W110, 111 and W112. Cover detail of Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupe.

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Around the World in a Ponton – Part V. Take the High Road – An impromptu adventure in the Andes

Elisabeth Smits

Classic Threesome: 1957 300SL Roadster • 1956 300SL Coupe • 1958 220S Cabriolet A

Gary Anderson

In a League of His Own – Fritz Nallinger (1898-1984)

Tech Articles

Cover Story: Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupes

Axel Catton

Modernist Milestones: W110, W111 & W112 Finback Sedans • 1959-1968

Richard Simonds & Gary Anderson

Light it Up – Down the trouble-shooting rabbit hole to find and fix a fault with an unlit A124 license lamp

Scott Brinkley


At the Wheel; From the president, Gene Jurick – Route Planning

Gene Jurick

Your Club; Mike Regennitter – Finding the Passion

Mike Regennitter

Behind the Star – From the Editor of The Star: The Moving Target of Technology

Gary Anderson


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