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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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The Silver Star on the Silver Screen: Mercedes in the Movies

The Silver Star on the Silver Screen: Mercedes in the Movies

Your Mercedes is a picture perfect car in your eyes, and believe it or not, Hollywood agrees with you! The sleek design and iconic styling make it the automotive darling of directors in all genres. As one of the premiere auto repair shops with the best Mercedes services in Culver City, CA, we at Modesti’s Car Care Center know a thing or two about the “Silver Star,” but we were pleased to learn a few new things about its association with the ”silver screen!” Check out these fun facts about Mercedes and the movies: 1. One of Mercedes’ slogans “engineered like no other car” was actually inspired by Clint Eastwood after he uttered the phrase when driving a Mercedes out of a window and dropping a few stories into another warehouse in The Rookie.2. The 1997 Batman and Robin movie features a red 600 Mercedes Pullman called “The Red Baron.” It’s the only one of its kind, and before making its appearance on the big screen, “The ... read more

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