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The three-pointed star will be shining bright this summer when it’s celebrated at the sixth London Concours, on 28-30 June.
Mercedes-Benz will be the subject of the Great Marques class at the event held at the Honourable Artillery Company in central London, where a selection of cars from the manufacturer’s history will demonstrate its pursuit of engineering excellence, innovation and luxury.
And, of course, an example of the automotive icon that is the 300SL Gullwing will be part of the line-up.
The next chapter in the SL story will also be on show, with a Pagoda confirmed for the event, while a 21st-century SLS will bring it up to date.
Another landmark Mercedes-Benz, the W100 600, will be part of this marque showcase at the London Concours, represented by a long-wheelbase Pullman version.
And a rare but much more modern car is also scheduled to be there, a CLK DTM AMG Coupé, built to celebrate Mercedes’ 2003 DTM championship with Bernd Schneider.
Just 100 were produced, of which 40 were right-hand drive, with early owners thought include Formula One drivers Kimi Räikkönen, Jenson Button and Takuma Sato.
This is the second class of the event’s concours to be officially announced, the total line-up comprising 80 cars.
Details of the Italian spiders class have been revealed, featuring an Alfa Romeo 1600 Spider ‘Duetto’, a Maserati 3500 Vignale Spider and two Ferraris, a 250GT California and a 275GTS.
There will also be a celebration of British innovators and pioneers, a class focused on one-off cars and one dedicated to Japanese classics, and there will be a spotlight on Le Mans racers.
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Images: London Concours/Daimler AG