MercedesBenz Classic Center Celebrates 75th Anniversary of The…

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Classic Center Celebrates Anniversary of The Rear Engine by Restoring Rare Museum Car


Irvine, CA, Jul 01,

Supporting customers and dealers the based facility expands its from vehicles built 1950 through 1980’s, to all more than 20 years out of

A business built on heritage, the Classic Center in Irvine, celebrates its fourth year in by displaying a rare collection of vehicles and successfully restoring its museum car: a 1934 150 Roadster, a rare mid-rear two seater that’s regarded as the 150 known to exist. Two other vehicles, the 130 and the 170 H, are also on display at the Classic Center.

Drawing on the expertise of their specialized technicians and facility’s the MB Classic Center provided a mechanical restoration. With the of the original parts and vehicle a they re-built transmission, steering and suspension systems, a new wiring harness to for safety and and fabricated missing components in to make the 150 Sport Roadster capable after not running for 60 years. One of the most technologically vehicles of its day, the three 150 roadster features a swept front windscreen, two free-standing wheels mounted in front of the wings, and a highly distinctive boat tail featuring two illuminated licence plates. second-hand in the late 1940s a mileage of 44,500 kilometres, Sport Roadster has not been since that time.

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Visually different than the 150 Roadster, the 130 and 170H rear-engine appear strangely familiar to people who see them. Featuring a body, expressive wheel and bug-eyes lights, the 130 and subsequent 170 H passengers an extremely efficient package. For vehicles with a short wheelbase, the engine in the rear afforded passengers leg room and improved comfort by optimum springing between the The 1934 130 was the first fully-developed rear-engine car both in brand and indeed in the entire history of the While Mercedes-Benz has the honor of the rear-engine concept to a new level and it more widely known, the run was and the 1936 170 H was the last rear-engine model that wore the logo. In 1946, 10 years Mercedes-Benz finished production, the “VW

went on sale and the profile recognizable.

About the Mercedes-Benz Classic

Opened in October 2006, the square foot Classic located at 9 Whatney in Irvine, is a stand-alone, two story facility includes a paint and restoration service bays, a parts a showroom for vehicles available for The Classic Center also customers find vintage for purchase, supports those who are to purchase, and for those who already own a Mercedes-Benz, the Center provides the of their vehicles by utilizing its domestically held records and held by the Daimler Archives in whose historical industrial are among the largest in Europe. Classic Center enhanced its website (Mercedes-Benz — of C, E, S, CLK, CLS, CL, SLK, SL, R, GLK, M, GL, G Class — — Classic Center ) to an online inventory of vehicles and their history, a vehicle function and a virtual showroom of the new at Irvine. Customers can call the number, 1-866-MBCLASSIC (1-866-622-5277) and to classic car specialists. With the vehicle chassis number or their classic car specialists can identify correct parts and numbers and order them through the Classic Center in CA.

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