After falling hard for this machine in Amelia Island,it is great to meet the rest of the crew.
This trio of amazing Mercedes-Benz racing machines took a 1-2-3 victory at the 1914 French GP near Lyon. Reuinted 100 years later in Pebble Beach — looking not a day older and perhaps a bit cleaner than the finished the race out front!
1914 Mercedes-Benz French Grand Prix Cars
Mercedes-Benz At The Pebble Beach Concours D’elegance: Coupes From The Past, Present And Future
International debut of the 540K Streamliner Coupe
1914 French Grand Prix 1-2-3 racers reunited
Concept Coupe SUV – U.S. Debut
World premiere of the S65 AMG Coupe
Pebble Beach, CA – Mercedes-Benz will showcase its long tradition of history and innovation at the 64th Annual Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance from August 14-17, 2014 with a display of vintage, modern and futuristic coupes. As the ultimate expression of luxury, coupes have always held strong emotional appeal with owners and brand aficionados alike.
Mercedes-Benz will display significant coupes from the past as well as the world debut of the 2015 S65 AMG Coupe. Marking a return to the S-Class nameplate for large coupes, this model is the ultimate version of the newly-expanded S-Class model range, featuring a 12-cylinder biturbo engine producing an astounding 621 hp and 738 lb-ft of torque. The S65 AMG Coupe will make its showroom debut in late 2014. On display at the Mercedes-Benz Star Lounge, the one-of-a-kind Concept Coupe SUV will make its U.S. public debut.
Mercedes-Benz Classic will also showcase the one-off 540K Streamliner coupe. Following an extensive restoration and reconstruction, this extraordinary vehicle dating from 1938 will celebrate its international public premiere. Developed in a wind tunnel, this exceptional vehicle features a powerful supercharged engine for high-speed long-distance motoring and a unique, lightweight aluminum bodyshell. The 540K Streamliner will participate in the Tour d’Elegance on Thursday, August 14 followed by an exhibition at the Concours d’Elegance on Sunday, August 17.