In terms of automotive classics, 2023 once again sees the three-pointed star leading the way.
Mercedes-Benz Classic will be present at numerous high-profile events over the coming months. The Heritage division of the world’s oldest car manufacturer kicks off the new season by taking part in the two leading German trade fairs:
“The I.C.E.” St. Moritz (Switzerland), 24 to 25 February 2023
At the International Concours of Elegance in the elegant winter sports resort, classic cars from Mercedes-Benz will be demonstrating their prowess in fast laps on the frozen and snow-covered Lake St. Moritz..
1000 Miglia (Italy), 13 to 17 June 2023
This year, the historic regularity race on the trail of the legendary Mille Miglia road race will run through Italy over a five-day period. Mercedes-Benz Classic commemorates highlights of motorsport history.
Goodwood Festival of Speed (UK), 13 to 16 July 2023
The “world’s largest automotive garden party” at the British country estate Goodwood House is a special event both for the public and for participants. Highlights include racing on the Hillclimb track and the Rally Stage, as well as vehicle presentations.
Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance (USA), 20 August 2023
Mercedes-Benz Classic presents highlight vehicles from the brand’s history in Pebble Beach. Activities will include a spectacular appearance from two of this year’s anniversary vehicles: the Mercedes-Benz 600 (W 100) and the “Pagoda” (W 113). With a display of the latest top-of-the-range models, the Mercedes-Benz Group brands will bring the many facets of automotive elegance to life in Pebble Beach. The Monterey Car Week will be followed by another high-class event: Mercedes-Benz Classic is taking part with two vehicles in the largest gathering of pre-war Mercedes-Benz sports cars in Sonoma, California.
London to Brighton Veteran Car Run (UK), 5 November 2023
A driving event that brings to life the exciting early days of motoring history. The LBVCR commemorates the so-called “Emancipation Run” of 1896. British car owners of the time celebrated the liberalisation of the speed limit by driving from London to the seaside resort of Brighton, 60 miles (96 kilometres) away.