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Mercedes-Benz-Club at Ignition Festival of Motoring, Glasgow, SECC, August 5 -7, 2016
Their stand will feature 5 cars selected as the best of their type. The highlight of the stand will be a very special car: An SLR McLaren Silver Arrow with an interesting provenance; formerly owned by David Coulthard during his racing days with Mercedes McLaren. The SLR Grand tourer was developed jointly by Mercedes and McLaren in 2003.
The stand will also feature cars spanning the 1960's,70's, 80's,90's and the 2000's. The swinging 60's are represented by a superb Fintail saloon in grey with contrasting red interior and white steering wheel. They have a stunning Mercedes-Benz 230 CE Coupe,1985, from a private collection. The 1990's are represented by an exceptional and very rare W140 420 SEC Coupe, one of the first of it's type to be imported into the United Kingdom.
The club stand will be located in the Classic and Vintage Hall where Club Officials will be present to answer questions and deal with membership enquiries. New members signed up at the show will receive a discount on their membership fees and other benefits from the show.
This promises to be an exciting event and provides a great opportunity for the Scottish public to view these outstanding cars and promote the club to enthusiasts.
Opening times for the show are. Friday- 10am until 8pm,Saturday and Sunday10am until 6pm.
Telephone 07548 209379.
The Mercedes-Benz Club has over 11,000 Members and organises a huge range of events for them - including local, regional, national and international rallies, a national concours competition and lots of social events, including local pub meetings and participation in shows and rallies in the UK, Ireland and Europe.
It is the only UK club recognised by Mercedes-Benz UK Ltd and Daimler AG. Founded in 1952, it is the oldest Mercedes club in the world and caters for Mercedes-Benz cars of all ages. It publishes a monthly, full colour, 80-plus page, A4 magazine and offers an exclusive range of Club merchandise.
The Club provides a comprehensive range of technical support for its Members via Model Register Captains and Technical Advisers, plus forums and a searchable Technical Reference Library on the Members' pages of its website. Members also receive the Club Directory, which includes the 'Good Garage Guide' of Members' recommendations.
Club Members can take advantage of preferential terms from a wide range of companies and organisations. These include exclusive insurance policies plus discounts from appointed Mercedes-Benz dealers,hotel groups, ferry operators and oncar accessories. The Club also has a scheme to offer its Members tuition from the Institute of Advanced Motorists.
To join the Mercedes-Benz Club please Telephone 01780 482111
The photo attached is of their Club Stand at the 2016 London Classic Car Show 18th - 21st February organised by the same organisers of
Ignition Festival of Motoring, Glasgow, SECC.
Mrs. Catherine Barlow