A Grand Affair: 10th Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally to Showcase India’s Finest Mercs

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Mark your calendars for the 10th Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally (MBCCR), a grand celebration of Mercedes-Benz’s rich heritage and enduring legacy in India. This much-anticipated event will take place on December 2 and 3 in Mumbai, bringing together a dazzling array of classic Mercedes cars, from the grandest and most significant to the rarest and most intriguing.

A Parade of Excellence
The 10th MBCCR promises to be a spectacle like no other, featuring a record-breaking 75 Mercedes cars representing at least 72 different classic models. Prepare to be mesmerized by the elegance and power of these automotive masterpieces, each with a story to tell.

Highlights of the Rally
Among the highlights of the rally are:

  • 1969 600 Grosser: This iconic car, one of only three in India, was years ahead of its time and helped solidify Mercedes-Benz’s position as the world’s No. 1 carmaker.
  • 1957 300SL roadster: This legendary racing car boasts an illustrious history of victories and is still cherished by its original owners.
  • 1956 300Sc: Also known as the Adenauer, this rare model, named after Konrad Adenauer, the first chancellor of the Federal Republic of Germany, will grace the event after a meticulous restoration.

A Nostalgic Journey
Millennials will be transported back in time with the ‘Class of 2003’ section, showcasing every Mercedes-Benz car on sale in India 20 years ago. And car enthusiasts of all ages will delight in seeing cars owned by royalty and celebrities, including Maharani Gayatri Devi’s 190SL, Pratapsinh Gaekwad’s 230SL Pagoda, and Harshvardhan of Dungarpur’s R107 500SL.
A Feast for the Senses
The rally will feature a diverse range of other exceptional Mercedes models, including Hani Mustafa’s original G Wagen, the F124 Krankenwagen, a W124 Ambulance from the President of India’s and former PM Narasimha Rao’s fleet, the Benz Patent-Motorwagen replica, and the 300SL 24v R129 from the Bollywood film ‘Dil Chahta Hai’.
A Must-See Event
The 10th Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Rally is an unmissable event for any car enthusiast, particularly Mercedes-Benz aficionados. Witness the grandeur and craftsmanship of these automotive gems, each representing a chapter in Mercedes-Benz’s illustrious history. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the sights, sounds, and smells of these legendary cars as they parade through Mumbai’s streets.

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