Tuesday, 10 June 2014 14:14

Mercedes-Benz S Class Fest '14

This is not to be missed. Bring your Mercedes-Benz - whether old or new - whether S Class or not - to the Heritage Motor Centre at Gaydon, Warwickshire on Sunday 20th July and join in the fun.

The Mercedes-Benz Club have their own Arena booked directly in front of one of the premier classic car venues in the UK. Everyone entering will receive an exclusive S Class Fest '14 Car Rally Plate.

There will be prizes for the best cars as decided by the Club’s S Class Model Register Captains and also for Best in Show.

Eric Richardson, a Club Member and professional photographer/journalist has kindly offered to stage his very popular Car Portrait Shoot. For a nominal £5 for a car shot, or £10 for a second showing car and driver, (Club's Help for Heroes Charity) Eric will produce images of your car better than any you have seen before. Entry forms will soon be available for this on line, or there on the day. Who knows, he may even end up asking you if you would like to be featured in one of the magazines he writes for.

There will be other attractions to enjoy as well. Mercedes-Benz of Coventry have kindly agreed to send along an example of the latest W222 S Class and more.

Mercedes-Benz World are staging an S Class Experience featuring a W222 S350 LWB and an E 63 AMG S for you to enjoy to the full.

Gaydon has been carefully selected to allow as many Members (and non-Members) to participate as possible, being centrally located. It is hoped to have a selection of Mercedes-Benz models on display including W116, W126, W140, W220, W221 and W222.

Colin Skyrme the Event Organiser confirms receipt of entries from the Regions in Ireland, North West, North, Midlands as well as the South, South East and London. So if you would like to join fellow Mercedes S Class enthusiasts for the Day, here is what you do:

Obtain an Entry Form from This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you are not on line then please send a s.a.e. to S Class Fest '14 Reg. Form, White Lodge, Chelmsford Road, Hatfield Heath, Bishop's Stortford, Herts CM22 7BH. Please return completed application forms, with your cheque made payable to Mercedes-Benz Club Ltd, to Catherine Barlow, Club Administrator, PO Box 284, Stamford, PE9 9BY. Entry costs are Members £15 per car (unlimited occupants) or £20 for non-members. Entrance to the Museum itself available at a very attractive discounted price of just £6.50 per person instead of the usual £12 adult ticket.

The Mercedes-Benz Club has over 10,000 Members and organises a huge range of events for them – including national and international rallies, a national concours competition and lots of social events, including local pub meetings and participation in shows and rallies in the UK, Ireland and Europe.

It is the only UK club recognised by Mercedes-Benz UK Ltd and Daimler AG. Founded in 1952, it is the oldest Mercedes club in the world and caters for Mercedes-Benz cars of all ages. It publishes a monthly, full colour, 80-plus page, A4 magazine and offers an exclusive range of Club merchandise – on sale at the NEC.

The Club provides a comprehensive range of technical support for its Members via Model Register Captains and Technical Advisers, plus forums and a searchable Technical Reference Library on the Members’ pages of its website. Members also receive the Club Directory, which includes the ‘Good Garage Guide’ of members’ recommendations.

Club Members can take advantage of preferential terms from a wide range of companies and organisations. These include exclusive insurance policies plus discounts from appointed Mercedes-Benz dealers,hotel groups, ferry operators and on car accessories.

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