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Monthly Archives: September 2013

10 More Interesting, Fun & Crazy Mercedes Facts

10 More Interesting, Fun & Crazy Mercedes Facts

Since everyone enjoyed our first post about famous Mercedes cars in the movies, we decided to revisit the history of the iconic car company, and compile a list of 10 little-known Mercedes facts for your enjoyment. Modesti’s Car Care Center has provided Mercedes repair in Culver City since 1972, and even our team members were surprised to learn a few of these obscure details from the company’s past! 10 Amazing Mercedes Facts: 1. Mercedes origins go back to the construction of the first petrol-powered vehicle built by Mercedes-Benz cofounder, Karl Benz. Benz’s fiancée, Bertha, funded the project entirely while the two were engaged, as the law of the time stated that woman gave up full judicial power once married. 2. Mercedes introduced 3 models of bicycles in 2005 – The Fitness Bike, and the Trailblazer Bike, and the Mercedes-Benz Carbon Bike.3. The current Popemobile is a Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV, modified with a ... read more


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