Mercedes-Benz Club Partners With BMW, Audi for 5th Annual Legends of the Autobahn

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By USDR

Legends of the Autobahn — a one-day auto festival showcasing the very best of German automotive engineering will take place on Friday, August 15, 2014. Now in its fifth year, and with several thousand visitors expected, “Legends” has earned ‘must see’ status during the world-famous Pebble Beach Car Week.

The Mercedes-Benz Club of America (MBCA) will team-up with the BMW Car Club of America and Audi Club North America to co-host the festival on the grounds of Nicklaus Club Monterey on the Monterey Peninsula, from 8am-3pm.

Nearly 250 Mercedes-Benz, BMW and Audi vehicles, owned by their respective Club Members, will be on display for official concours judging and casual spectator viewing.

“At our first Legends of the Autobahn, we had about 40 Mercedes-Benz vehicles registered (for display). This year, the number of registered Mercedes has more than double,” said Laura Simonds, National Vice President of MBCA and National Legends Co-Chair. “The build-up and excitement surrounding this year’s event is palpable.”

In addition to stunning vehicle displays, Legends will celebrate the theme of motorsport. MBCA will embrace Mercedes-Benz’s 2014 theme, “120 Years of Motorsport” which dates back to the first car race in history; from victories at Grands Prix — Targo Florio and 24 Hours of Le Mans; Silver Arrows, Gull Wing and AMG victories — to present-day DTM and Formula One races as well as Fintail and SLC rally championships.

Also new this year will be a display of the Airstream Interstate® — the sophisticated, luxuriously appointed touring coach that sleeps two adults; built exclusively on the award-winning Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis. Airstream is the new official marketing partner of MBCA.

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