90 years prior, Karl Benz and Gottlieb Daimler founded the brand Mercedes-Benz in Stuttgart, Germany. After the first universal war, the economy was so gravely affected that the idea of merging and building a partnership was considered something that overcome the climates obstacles. The DMG and Benz and Cie., the then two biggest automobile manufacturers on the planet, successfully merged in May 1924, and in 1926, Mercedes-Benz was conceived.
The Mercedes’ tri-star logo represents the company’s dominance over land, sea and air. According to the company, it represents the automaker’s drive toward universal motoring with its engines overwhelming the land, sea and air. The emblem is a symbol for global control.
Cars that created history
The Engines of Mercedes cars are of supreme quality. These top quality engines evolved with the evolution of different cars in every era since its first production. Model K was the first car produced, after the two companies merged.
It was incredibly successful and production of Mercedes GLC cars rose to 7,000 out of 1927. During the 30s, the largest and most prestigious car ‘Mercedes-Benz W15’ made its debut, which helped them to become one of the leading brands in the automotive industry.
The 260 D Model, was the world’s first diesel-run passenger vehicle. By the 40s, the company stopped the production of vehicles due to the Second World War and afterward resumed activities in 1946 with the 170 V. During the 50s, they topped the sales charts in Germany by introducing some of their best looking cars, like the 190 and 300 SL.
The 1960s was the decade of muscle cars. In 1967, they introduced the Mercedes AMG as a separate superior division of the Mercedes-Benz. The first car introduced by the division was the famous 300SEL 6.3 V8 Saloon, which was given the name ‘Red Sow’.
During the 70s, they produced some successful cars like SL and SLC 107 series of cars, the G-Class and S-Class series, which are still in production. During the 1980s, they came out to be the first car manufacturing brand who took concern about environmental contamination. They introduced the closed-circle three-way catalytic converter to reduce overall car contamination.