Mercedes-Benz (First Gear) (Paperback)

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One of the world’s greatest automakers, Mercedes-Benz has been a leader in automotive design for more than a century—its cars stand at the pinnacle of beauty, luxury, and technological innovation. In Mercedes-Benz, award-winning photographer and author Dennis Adler—a premier Mercedes-Benz expert—profiles the company’s many achievements from its earliest days to the present. Through concise and engaging text and lavish photos, all of the greatest Mercedes-Benz models are covered—including the very first Benz Patent Motorwagen, the breathtakingly beautiful 540Ks of the 1930s, the unbeatable 300 SL Gullwing of the 1950s, and many more, right up to the present day. Filled with statistics and fascinating information, this book is a feast for any Mercedes-Benz fan, luxury car enthusiast, or automotive history buff.

* Over 250 color photos

* Over 50 cars and model lines covered

* Equipment and production specs

* Historic and technical information

About the Author

Dennis Adler is an avid automotive enthusiast, writer, and photographer who has written several books including Packard, Chrysler, and Fifties Flashback: The American Car. He lives Pennsylvania.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780760333723
ISBN-10: 0760333726
Publisher: Motorbooks
Publication Date: November 21st, 2008
Pages: 256
Language: English
Series: First Gear