Important milestones in the history of Mercedes Benz:
Mainly Mercedes Benz is very famous in the world for its variety of car models. In the year 1886 it produced the world’s first true internal combustion engine powered three wheeler automobile vehicles. In the year 1894, Mercedes Benz produced world’s first single cylinder four stroke engine powered four wheeler vehicle “Benz Velo’. In the year 1899, an automobile enthusiast dealer of Germany Mr. Emil Jellinek successfully raced the Daimler Motoren Gesellschaft (DMG) vehicles by painting his daughter’s name Mercedes on all these test vehicles for good luck and later this very name became the brand name of all the DMG vehicles. The first DMG make four wheeler vehicles bearing the brand name Mercedes rolled out of the factory in the year 1902.
The Mercedes 35 hp four wheeler vehicles which were produced in 1902 became an important mile stone in the advancement in the automobile design. While focusing on the land surfing vehicles Mercedes Benz also produced both civil and military boat and aircraft engines and even Zeppelins. Since 1920, Mercedes Benz regularly started producing limousine vehicle models. During that period Mercedes Benz also started producing sports car models. Explicitly for the American market Mercedes Benz started producing vehicles during the period of 1950s. Iconic 300SL sports car model was showcased in the New York automobile show in 1954, which was produced particularly for the American market. Mercedes Benz made rear engine cars produced that time had been rather unsuccessful attempt but later on it successfully produced similar category less expensive and higher volume cars. Recently Mercedes Benz made small 139 hp car has not been very successful in the market. Since 1994 Mercedes Benz has been successfully producing compact city cars along with in-expensive A-class range cars.
Mercedes Benz Motor Sport history:
Mercedes Benz motor sport history began in 1894 by participation in the world’s very first automobile race Paris to Rouen. Since then the automobile motor sport cars manufacturing had been a unique feature of Mercedes Benz till late 1930. In 1955 the Mercedes Benz race car 300 SLR collided with another racing car and killed around 8 people. Since then up to the year 1980 Mercedes Benz had not participated in the motor sport racing, but in 1980 Mercedes Benz returned in the frontline motor racing contests with its Sauber racing car.
Mercedes Benz car models history:
Mercedes Benz car model production significantly started from the SSK racing car model produced in 1928.Since then Mercedes Benz has been successfully producing a variety of luxury car models till the latest car models like GL320 Bluetec, R320 Bluetec, E320 and ML320 Bluetec, produced in 2007.