On the occasion of the 125th anniversary of the automobile, Daimler presents this comprehensive chronicle of the world's oldest automotive manufacturer. The fascinating history of the car and its impact on society are here to be discovered in word and text: from Carl Benz's gas engine drive prototype of 1883, to the sleek Mercedes Benz racing cars of the 1930s, and today's progressive designs for the future. Whether luxury sedan, sports car, truck or bus, this book provides an in-depth overview of every make of car produced by Daimler. Beginning with historical portraits of the auto motive pioneers Carl Benz, Gottlieb Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach, the reader explores the evolution of the Mercedes Benz over time and how it has earned its place in our cultural imagination.
By: AG Daimler