Cars & Coffee at Switchcars–Sat. April 30th

Back by popular demand–Doug Tabbutt will be our host for a return visit to Switchcars on Saturday April 30th from 10 am- noon. Join other section members & car enthusiasts for a fun morning at Switchcars! We anticipate good weather so you can bring out your favorite toy (or your daily driver) for us to admire. In addition to looking at the selection of exotic and unusual cars on display while we enjoy the provided coffee & donuts, we’ll get […]

MBCA–the early years

The organization that we now know as the Mercedes-Benz Club of America had its beginnings in the mid-1950s. As hard as it is to believe given the popularity of the brand today, in 1952 only 36 new Mercedes-Benz cars were registered in the United States!  By 1955, there was enough interest in Mercedes-Benz that two groups in different parts of the U.S. started clubs. The group in the East, led by Dr. Milton Allen, requested permission from Stuttgart to use […]

Fall Leaf Tour Sunday October 17th–date change!!

Due to the severe rain forecast for Saturday, the Fall Leaf Tour has been moved to Sunday, October 17th.  The group will meet at Brennan’s Fish House at 1:30 for lunch. Departure for the covered bridge tour will be @ 2:30 after lunch. If you need to cancel your Saturday reservation, contact Jim Tullis @ jtullis@roadrunner.com Would you like to enjoy beautiful fall foliage and explore the famous covered bridges of Ashtabula County? Here’s your opportunity! Section members and past […]

Clambake and Casual Car Show Sunday Sept. 19th

Our 6th annual clambake and fall car show will be held on Sunday, September 19th at DTJ Taborville (9850 North Blvd., Auburn Twp., OH 44023–the entrance is at the corner of Bartholomew and Quinn Roads). The event will begin at 11:00 with an informal (non-judged) car show open to all makes and models. Bring your favorite car to display, and your car might win a people’s choice award! We’ll have live music to enjoy too. The traditional clambake (served from […]

Old Car Fun Day Saturday August 14th

Our 13th annual Old Car Fun Day will be hosted by WRS President Rod Thompson (3175 Roundwood Road, Hunting Valley, Oh 44022) on Saturday, August 14th. The event will start at 11:00 a.m. and end when the last question is answered.  The event will focus on Mercedes-Benz models of the 50s, 60s, 70s, and 80s, but all years and models are welcome. Old Car Fun Day provides a forum for owners and enthusiasts to meet each other and chat about […]

Cars & Coffee at Switchcars June 5th

Celebrate spring with Cars & Coffee from 10:am-noon on Saturday, June 5th.  The event is  hosted by Switchcars (1521 Highland Rd, Twinsburg 44087).     Our host, Doug Tabbutt, broke a 6-year-standing record in 2019 for the New York-LA Cannonball Run along with his partners Arne Toman and Berkeley Chadwick. Doug’s vehicle of choice was a 2015 Mercedes-Benz E63 AMG that was displayed at the 2020 Cleveland Auto Show.   However, Covid lockdowns meant no traffic and no police on the […]