About Us


The Mercedes-Benz marque has been a part of South Africa’s motoring culture for well over 30 years, however it wasn’t until 1985 that Mercedes-Benz South Africa was formed. That point marks the beginning of the widespread growth of the brand across the country and the ever-expanding number of owners and enthusiasts.

Our club was founded in 1985 by like-minded individuals who all shared a common interest – that of the Mercedes-Benz brand and its vehicles. They wished to create an environment for all types of members including both social and technical aspects, something our club prides itself on to this day. Please also take a look at the Benefits of Membership section for a list of just some the things our members enjoy.

Since those early days, our club has evolved into an organisation for the enjoyment of all of its members and affiliates. We adhere to our Club Constitution to ensure our club is run with transparency and fairness, and that constitution also lists the main objectives of our club:

         (a) To foster the use, enjoyment, preservation and restoration of current and historic motor vehicles made by Mercedes-Benz;

(b) To facilitate the enjoyment of these vehicles by participation in social and motoring events and gatherings;

(c) To assist and encourage fellow Members with restoration projects;

(d) To help promote and maintain South Africa’s automotive history and heritage;

(e) To liaise with other groups and organisations of a similar interest.

Our willingness to ensure everyone enjoys their time with the club has resulted in a full calendar of events that allows us to achieve all of the above.

Attendance at a Mercedes-Benz Club of South Africa event will show any member, guest or potential member just why we have been around for so long and why we will be around for a long time to come.