Mercedes-Benz: Perfection in Luxury and Engineering
Over 90 illustrations. Mercedes-Benz has long been identified with luxury and quality. This informative volume about the distinguished manufacturer details the steady rise of a motorcar giant, which succeeded by matching superior technology with driving style over a century of change. From the Gullwing Coupe to the Boattail Speedster; and from the remarkable SLs to the recent SLK, the Mercedes-Benz image of reliability and refinement has remained intact. With over 90 full-color photographs, the story of this remarkable automobile comes vividly to life.
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