In the market for a vintage 'three-pointed star' but not sure on how to buy and maintain one? The Mercedes-Benz Museum may just have your answer, after they recently announced that they will begin selling and servicing classic Mercedes-Benz cars.
To be sold and maintained under the name All Time Stars, the museum is now retailing classic cars from all different periods, and can be viewed online via their official website.
According to the company, All Time Stars aims to broaden the brand's commitment to providing quality service and products when purchasing a classic Mercedes-Benz. Besides delivering cars that are suitable for everyday use, the museum will also lend its services to inspecting every classic 'three-pointed star' via a 160-item checklist. This will ensure that every classic car is kept in check and leardn what has been repaired or modified throughout its life.
All of the vehicles that will be sold under All Time Stars will be catalogued into three different categories, depending on their condition and authenticity.
-Premium Edition: classic examples in rare original condition with low mileage and have been expertly restored by Mercedes-Benz Classic
-Collectors Edition: cars in excellent condition both mechanically and aesthetically.
-Drivers Edition: vintage and modern classics that can be used everyday and can be tinkered with. Relatively in excellent condition but can be restored further.
Currently, the oldest car available from All Time Stars is an original 1929 Type 630 Kompressor. It is powered by a refurbished supercharged 6.3-liter motor that delivers 160 PS. Originally a hardtop, the car has been professionally converted into an open-top tourer and is in immaculate condition according to Mercedes-Benz.
Other modern classics available include a 1995 E320 convertible with nearly 50,000 km and a W116 280 SE that has racked up 86,000 km.
All Time Stars is located at the Mercedes-Benz Museum in Stuttgart, Germany.