Mercedes-Benz and Porsche Museums – Stuttgart

By Craig Ranson
By Craig Ranson

Managing Director – Bridge Classic Cars

Last year’s trip to Le Mans saw Gordon meet an American gentleman called Matthew. Matthew is part of the development team working on some very exclusive and crazy American automobiles. So with similar interests they struck up conversation and ended up exchanging contact details. In early April we received an email here at Bridge Classic Cars from Matthew with updates from his amazing trips from all over the world. Here are some pictures of his recent visit to Stuttgart and the Mercedes-Benz and Porsche museum.

“I went exploring in Stuttgart (the trains were incredibly cheap). The big things there were the Benz and Porsche museums, which I found to be incredible. Definitely a tale of two companies, they were both beautifully executed, but in different ways. Mercedes-Benz is very much so proud of their history, aside from the regrettable 1938-44 time frame. They also had more of a museum feel, high ceilings, more concerned with the story of the company. Porsche, on the other hand, felt more like a showroom: white, shiny, brightly lit. Very much geared toward the cars as individual pieces. I liked that…”

Share this post
Enjoyed this article by Craig Ranson?
Email Craig Ranson