Star Interest Group

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Here you will find posts by our editor, Gary Anderson, and news articles related to our award-winning publication.

The Beauty is a Beast – Hotlaps in the Mighty GT R The paddock was still and quiet. The mist was just lifting from the track as the loading gate on the unmarked transporter opened. The driver unfastened the hold-downs and climbed through the side...
Escape Artist – Exploring the natural world in a custom Mercedes-Benz Sprinter Van Article and images by Kristen Bor   Tell us something about yourself. My name is Kristen Bor, and I’m the founder of the outdoor-travel and van-life blog called “...
RETURN OF A CHAMPION article: Gary Anderson • Nate Lander images: Mercedes-Benz Classic Center, Daimler Archives, Richard Simonds, Gary Anderson     Where better to test and tune a stunning tribute to a famed 1957 300SLS than on a historic circuit...
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...
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