Not for publication: Mercedes-Benz Classic at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed

At 13:45 on Friday, 13 July Mercedes-Benz Classic will hold a press conference to showcase the legendary Mercedes-Benz T 80 land speed record attempt vehicle. Mercedes-Benz Classic has mounted an authentically replicated spaceframe and a cutaway DB 603 engine on the original chassis.

This is the first time this astonishing 8 x 3 metre car will be shown to the public.

Accreditation will begin at 13:45, with a formal welcome at 14:00 by Jürgen E. Wittmann, Daimler AG, Head of Archives and Collection Mercedes-Benz Classic.

The press conference will take place in the Mercedes-Benz Classic Paddock at the 2018 Goodwood Festival of Speed.

If you’d like to attend, please RSVP to: press.events@daimler.com.

ENDS

For more information you can contact:

 


Debbie Hull
Communications Director
Mercedes-Benz Cars UK Ltd.
T: +44 (0) 19 08 30 13 13
M: +44 (0) 78 41 45 14 44

Sheena Hamilton
Senior Press Officer, Brand and Lifestyle Communications
Mercedes-Benz Cars UK Ltd.
T: +44 (0) 19 08 30 13 30
M: +44 (0) 77 69 64 07 19

Rachel Goodwin
Press Officer
Mercedes-Benz Cars UK Ltd.
T: +44 (0) 19 08 24 59 32
M: +44 (0) 73 42 06 67 76

Rory Lumsdon
PR Manager
Mercedes-Benz Cars UK Ltd.
T: +44 (0) 19 08 24 58 37
M: +44 (0) 77 89 94 28 98

Jo Watkins
Senior Press Officer
Mercedes-Benz Cars UK Ltd.
T: +44 (0) 19 08 30 11 15
M: +44 (0) 78 34 19 87 47

Kate Price
Press Fleet Coordinator
Mercedes-Benz Cars UK Ltd.
T: +44 (0) 19 08 24 53 48
M: +44 (0) 78 50 06 33 96

About Mercedes-Benz Cars in the UK

Mercedes-Benz Cars UK is the sales and marketing organisation responsible for all Mercedes-Benz Cars and services in Britain (including smart). 

As well as selling cars, parts, and service, the company runs Mercedes-Benz World at Brooklands – a brand experience centre in Weybridge, Surrey. Mercedes-Benz World has welcomed over three million visitors since it opened in 2006.

The Mercedes-Benz UK group of companies directly employs over 4000 people, and 11,000 at independent retailers. Over 500 Apprentices have passed their professional qualifications at the company’s in-house Training Academy. The UK is also home to Mercedes-Benz High Performance Powertrains and the Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport Formula 1™ team.

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