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Rodney Pike

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Rodney Pike Humorous Illustrator - Caricatures / Political Satire

Occupation: Illustrator (Rodney Pike Humorous Illustrator)

Location: Mandeville

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Rodney Pike has been at 18 events

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martin shervington1,377,403*The Power of Visual Storytelling.* Do you know Ekaterina Walter? Well, seeing as we've been having a very visual time lately, you will love to hear her talk about visual storytelling. You know how people love pictures, right? Well, personal branding through to large corporate campaigns can be transformed with the visually compelling components.  Intrigued? Well, let me take you on a journey as I ask expert and buddy of mine @116774709566587280072 to explain how we can all tell our story even better. See you all then! *About her book...* Attention is the new commodity. Visual Storytelling is the new currency. Human brain processes visuals 60,000x faster than text. Web posts with visuals drive up to 180% more engagement than those without. Viewers spend 100% more time on web pages with videos. Filled with full-color images and thought-provoking examples from leading companies, The Power of Visual Storytelling explains how to grow your business and strengthen your brand by leveraging photos, videos, infographics, presentations, and other rich media. The book delivers a powerful road map for getting started, while inspiring new levels of creativity within organizations of all types and sizes. “This book is not only a complete overview of [visual storytelling] but, most importantly, the key to doing it right, a total Right Hook!” —Gary Vaynerchuk, New York Times bestselling author of Crush It! and Jab, Jab, Jab, Right Hook “A valuable guide to understanding how to develop powerful marketing programs using the art of visual storytelling.” —Guy Kawasaki, author of APE: Author, Publisher, Entrepreneur and former chief evangelist of Apple “The Power of Visual Storytelling is the new marketing bible!” —Nancy Bhagat, Vice President, Global Marketing Strategy and Campaigns, Intel “If a picture is worth a thousand words, The Power of Visual Storytelling is worth a million.” —Scott Monty, Global Digital & Multimedia Communications for Ford Motor Company More on her here: http://www.ekaterinawalter.com/The Power of Visual Storytelling.2014-05-13 17:00:0086  
martin shervington1,377,403*"Let's get visual on Google+" with Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick!* A exploration of which images seem to fly on here, what design principles can we apply when creating content, and what did we learn from using canva.com to create our content. Thank you to @104858643838035519891 and @112374836634096795698 for agreeing to be a part of it. And a BIG thank you, as always, to all the community members who are a part of the sharing on Tuesday 6th May."Let's get visual on Google+" with Guy Kawasaki and Peg Fitzpatrick!2014-05-07 19:00:00262  
My Music Hangout34,195#MyMusicHangout introduces the *Shan Man*!  Catch him on the radio at +98 KUPD to listen to some heavy metal! Ok Guys - Let's do this one as a LIVE HOA this week! We will spend a half hour talking to on-air personality at +98 KUPD +Shannon Hernandez aka the *Shan Man* as well as jump in some of our favorites here on +My Music Hangout.  After the live event, we will have a private hangout to listen to some music together - a special show with a playlist selected by the Shan Man! Be sure to share this with all of your friends who like music and let's rock together this Sunday! Listen to the Shan Man live at http://player.liquidcompass.net/KUPDFM - if you are on a mobile device, download the +TuneIn app and search for 98KUPD.  #MyMusicHangout1Meet The Shan Man at #MyMusicHangout2013-11-25 01:00:00120  
Larry Fournillier1,554,500*_She's Back!!!_* Nutritionist, @115989292509791734627  from *Delhi, India* is back again with a new series of healthy and nutritious blending recipes.  On Saturday Meghna will share with us two delicious smoothie recipes(*Almond Ripple Mango & Dream whip Pistachio*) and one for Cocktail Peanuts.  Here are the recipes for Saturday's show: http://bit.ly/10nYBnO *Watch her LIVE on the Event page or on my profile @100948891249021511115*       #hoa   #healthyliving   #eatright   #magnificentmixing   #veganrecipe   #vegan  Magnificent Mixing with Meghna S01E01 - Smoothies2013-05-18 18:00:0035  
Paul Roustan45,962Some of you guessed correctly the model I'll be painting this Thursday... +Jessi June!  Hooray! I know the 11am EST start time is strange because most americans will be at work, but guess what? So, will Jessi and I... at least some of you Europeans will finally get to view one of these body paint hangouts in the evening.  *WARNING* There will be nudity. So this is not for the faint of heart. Oh, and gamers, just wait until you see what I paint on her :) I will be posting the On Air Hangout here when the url is available. p.s. this is my first time trying the _Event_ setup dealy. My apologies if you get unwanted notifications.NSFW Body Painting JESSI JUNE Live On Air NSFW2013-02-28 17:00:00860  
Bradford Lowry7,805*Knowledge Is Power*...an interview with Frank Garufi Jr., founder of *The Crohn's Colitis Effect.*  What Is Crohn's Disease?2013-01-23 03:00:0049  
Kol Tregaskes55,864Wishing you all a Happy New Year wherever you are and how every you are celebrating it!! #HappyNewYear :-)New Year's Party2012-12-31 13:00:00102  
Ryan Van Sickle787,440*HOPE RISING* *_A Hurricane Sandy Benefit ON AIR Concert_* *Thursday, November 8th at 9PM EST*  *Host @111048918866742956374 Along with* *Singer Songwriters @102002299339025067376 @107291158434082397409 & Friends* *Charities* The Red Cross - http://www.redcross.org/ New York Cares - http://www.nycares.org/ *We would love for you all to participate, so from 10PM - 11PM it will be open to anyone wanting to tell their story or share a song.* Photo by @114242552432938641752 & Poster by @117344786984788205452 HOPE RISING A Hurricane Sandy Benefit ON AIR Concert w/ Heather Fay, Ryan Van Sickle, Matthew Rappaport & Friends2012-11-09 03:00:00226  
Larry Fournillier1,554,500                                         *This is a Hangouts On Air Event* On tonight's show, @102356002992627997696 will be preparing a *_Creole Roasted Cornish Hen with Cognac Grape Sauce_*.  Do check out her recipe for this delicious dish on her blog : http://bit.ly/VD9wsF So, drop by the Event and see Cynthia prepare this wonderful dish right in front of you or if you choose, you can cook-a-long with her - FUN!!! *Watch LIVE right here on this Event page, or on @100948891249021511115's Profile Page or even on www.hangoutnetwroks.com*  _Photo Credit_ © Africa Studio - Fotolia.comLearning How To Cook Louisiana Creole with a Tropical Twist with Cynthia K. Seymour2012-11-07 20:00:0050  
Larry Fournillier1,554,500    *>>>>* On this week's show @102356002992627997696 will be preparing an authentic Cajun Oktoberfest Dinner.  This delicious dish comprises of: *_ Andouille Sausage with Collard greens, Sauteed Apples and Cider Caramelized onions_* - YUMMMM!!  The recipe can be found here: http://bit.ly/VkEL6M So join @102356002992627997696 as she shows us how it's done.  We can watch her create her magic *LIVE,right here in the Event or on @100948891249021511115's profile page and/or as the featured video on www.hangoutnetworks.com*Learning How To Cook Louisiana Creole with a Tropical Twist2012-10-24 19:00:0067  
Billy Wilson1,550,352It's now the 29th episode of my weekly on air G+ variety show @108595299975404341987 thank you guys for being so supportive! The show brings together some of the most interesting people you can find on G+ for a hangout! This week we'll have joining Caricature Artist @105046530334806680420; @103333429938529668020 who's quite known around G+ and is the host of @103052407716987048126; Geek, Writer, and Host @100035762233109552669; Tea Enthusiast and the person behind the Google+ Book Club @117665613028757061169 who's going to be talking to us about her new show called "Family By the Fireside"; Country Music Chat Host @105901258272269401150; and Special Musical Guest @101758878457837294885 ! You can talk with us and other people watching the show by commenting on this event once the show is live! Thank you so much for a lively thread last episode! The episode will be live on this event and the recording will be available immediately afterwards. You can watch previous episodes here: http://goo.gl/ceHtHTSBW #29: Caricatures, M Monica's New Show, Live Music and More! (On Air Hangout)2012-10-20 04:00:00143  
beatstone2,101,863"In The Spotlight!" is the new Hangouts On Air interview series from @103083353388507768122 bringing you closer than ever before to your favorite Artists. This new series will introduce you not only to the Artist's work, but their journey in the music industry, and their lives outside of music. On Wednesday October 17th we talk to singer, model, and actress @114031762673151111024! Join us as we discuss her career and learn more about Sabrina!     The On Air Event can be viewed at this link goo.gl/Shml5 or on YouTube at goo.gl/qS77Z also. Future Shows goo.gl/j6cyI"In The Spotlight!" Sabrina Signs2012-10-18 02:00:00116  
Larry Fournillier1,554,500With keeping inline with my *Healthy Eating Program*, I've invited Team member and good friend, @108413597447248376486 to make his famous *_Vegan Burger and Guacamole side_*.  Here is a link to Daniel's recipe: http://bit.ly/T1XqZg So, join us today LIVE from his Massachusetts kitchen where he will be showing us how it's done. It will be a blast!! You can watch us LIVE on this Event page, from my Profile page @100948891249021511115 or on www.hangoutnetworks.com #healthyeatingprogram   #healthyeating   #healthyrecipes  Learning How To Cook Caribbean with Larry Fournillier featuring Daniel Fontaine2012-10-14 15:30:0040  
Larry Fournillier1,554,500@102356002992627997696 will be preparing the dish (FlamingoLips Cajun Bar-B-Cued Shrimp) tonight on her new *HOA* cooking show.  You can catch her tonight, Wednesday 10th, October at 7:30PM(EDT) 6:30PM(CDT) & 4:30PM(PDT).  Watch as Cynthia brings a delicious blend of her Louisiana heritage with the exciting and eclectic Miami vibe.  If you would like to cook-along with Cynthia, here is the recipe: http://bit.ly/R9VyZe Tonight watch Cynthia perform her 'magic' on my Profile Page @100948891249021511115 or visit www.hangoutnetworks.comLearning How To Cook Louisiana Creole with A Tropical Twist with Cynthia K. Seymour2012-10-10 19:00:0037  
martin shervington1,377,403*Are you batty for Bond, get mesmerised by 'M' or simply revel in the quintessential Englishness of Q?* Well, the 5th of October 2012 is the day you won't want to miss! To celebrate the anniversary of James Bond how about we post some iconic images, some favourite quotes and maybe even have a themed hangout or two. We could go for favourite gadgets in one, most thrilling chases in another and maybe even have one dedicated to celebration of Pussy Galore?! Honour Blackman would be delighted. More details on the day here; feel free to invite everyone you want to join in on the fun. #jamesbond007   #jamesbond   #globaljamesbondday   http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/film/jamesbond/9509677/Global-James-Bond-Day-to-celebrate-007s-50th-anniversary.html p.s. it happens to land on #007riday  as well, which is all the more perfect.Global James Bond 007 Day - to celebrate the 50th Anniversary2012-10-05 09:30:00139  
Veterans United368,640We are pleased to announce that we will be talking live with Brian Stann, UFC fighter and Marine Veteran on Monday September 17th. RSVP and add @111457839887728165697 to your circles for a chance to be one of the 10 people in the LIVE video chat with Brian Stann. The event will automatically stream live on our page and we will be taking questions from those watching as well. VUN Live: Exclusive with Brian Stann2012-09-17 23:00:0068  
matthew rappaport223,343EPIC ONE YEAR ANNIVERSARY HANGOUTATHON MARATHON EPISODE of @109896564322349178634 w/@111048918866742956374  is   Wednesday, September 12 @8:15 pm est/5:15pm pst with 1st Guest @110748045588517484202 *SPECIAL Wednesday Show into Thursday - Almost 24 hours of SHOW!* The Summer of the #PLUSVersary Celebration Continues! Celebrating ONE FULL YEAR of @109896564322349178634 & @112513007869568099033  ! ! I'm ready to Rock Out with @110748045588517484202 to Kick off this GALA @115626641875816620951 Occasion as @101560853443212199687's 1st LIVE HANGOUT SHOW celebrates an entire year of Episodes!!! Former Guests & Participants, Surprises & More! Clean off your Sunday Best for an Entire Evening of FUN+ Happy Anniversary!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #plusversary #googleplusbirthday   Coming to you Direct from New York City! Of course you can only see it LIVE DIRECT from Google+ On Air Hangout! #HangoutsOnAir  Hangout Conversations w/Matt Rappaport ANNIVERSARY Hangoutathon Event - 1st Guest: Suite7092012-09-13 02:15:00108  
Billy Wilson1,550,352Another episode of my fun weekly show! I will have joining me photographers +Darlene Hildebrandt, +mark helm, +Christianna Pierce, and +Scott Detweiler; +Katie Wright; caricature artist +Rodney Pike; and special musical guest +Tim Behrens ! You can talk with us and other people watching the show in our chatroom when the show is live: http://blyve.com/event/b93e3550c916bd7431000000 This episode we will be talking to +Christianna Pierce about her mobile photography project, +Rodney Pike about the caricatures he does, and +Scott Detweiler will be showing us something in Photoshop! The episode will be broadcast on my G+ stream: http://goo.gl/K9ICs and the recording will be posted to this event.Photoshop, Mobile Photography, Caricatures and more Tomorrow on That Show with Billy Wilson #21 (On Air Hangout)2012-08-25 04:00:0027  

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#friday Have a great weekend!

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Happy Birthday Tommy Chong!

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Sai Gon River by Hòa Ngô Huy - The Saigon River (Vietnamese: Sông Sài Gòn) is a river located in southern Vietnam. - https://goo.gl/w2RSRB

Sai Gon River by Hòa Ngô Huy - The Saigon River (Vietnamese: Sông Sài Gòn) is a river located in southern Vietnam. - https://goo.gl/w2RSRB___

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GREEN WIG - Photography by +Lluis de haro sanchez  facebook.com/LluisDeHaroFotografia #seascape #beach #barrika 

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Morley Safer was with 60 Minutes since 1968, its first year. Fantastic writer. A real class act.

Morley Safer was with 60 Minutes since 1968, its first year. Fantastic writer. A real class act.___

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Into the Light by +Wim Lassche  - Osen gård, Flora. Norway. - https://goo.gl/1B8x2p

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Hillary's Days Are Numbered. Or so it would appear. During the past few weeks The FBI has dragged in Hillary's assistant Huma Abadin and Bryan Pagliano, the IT specialist believed to have set up and maintained Clinton’s server. Pagliano was given full immunity in exchange for his help with the investigation. Narrowing down the correct answers to questions surrounding the 2000 plus emails on Hillary's private server deemed confidential that placed national security at a high level of risk while Hillary made a mockery of the U.S. Secretary of State office.

As the investigation appears to wind down. Hillary will be interviewed by the FBI in a matter of days or weeks regarding the answers the FBI now has to questions that must be corroborated by Hillary. The FBI and the Justice Department have denied any knowledge of whether or not the investigation is closing or whether or not Hillaryi... more »

Hillary's Days Are Numbered. Or so it would appear. During the past few weeks The FBI has dragged in Hillary's assistant Huma Abadin and Bryan Pagliano, the IT specialist believed to have set up and maintained Clinton’s server. Pagliano was given full immunity in exchange for his help with the investigation. Narrowing down the correct answers to questions surrounding the 2000 plus emails on Hillary's private server deemed confidential that placed national security at a high level of risk while Hillary made a mockery of the U.S. Secretary of State office.

As the investigation appears to wind down. Hillary will be interviewed by the FBI in a matter of days or weeks regarding the answers the FBI now has to questions that must be corroborated by Hillary. The FBI and the Justice Department have denied any knowledge of whether or not the investigation is closing or whether or not Hillary is the target of the investigation.

But the Hill reports "“This certainly sends the signal that they are nearing an end to their investigation,” said Steven Levin, a former federal prosecutor and current partner at the law firm Levin & Curlett. “Typically, the way we structured investigations when I was a federal prosecutor is that we would seek to interview the target last,” he said. “As you begin to interview people who are extremely close to the target of an investigation — people who are considered confidants … you typically interview those people towards the final stages of the investigation,” he added. “So that way if they tell you something that is contrary to something you’ve already learned, you can immediately challenge them on that information.”

Tech Activist Marcel Lehel Lazar aka Guccifer claims to have breached Hillary's server twice. Guccifer said he first compromised Clinton confidant Sidney Blumenthal's AOL account, in March 2013, and used that as a stepping stone to the Clinton server. He said he accessed Clinton’s server “like twice,” though he described the contents as “not interest[ing]” to him at the time. Doodles by Bill Clinton appear to back up Guccifer's claims that were released as far back as 2013. It bears repeating the extent to which Hillary violated her position in the State Department. Because most people have become completely accustomed to corruption as business as usual.

Hillary faces ten years behind bars as required under the Espionage Act. Jeffrey Sterling, a CIA leak was sentenced to 3.5 years after disclosing national defense information concerning a covert operation. And General David Patraeus was slapped with two years probation and a fine of $100,000 for revealing classified documents to his mistress. Patraeus a former Director of The CIA, A four star General, and Cent com Commander had served our country for 37 years.

Ignorance and/or negligence of Hillary's possession of highly sensitive classified emails is no joke. In fact, if Hillary does walk away from this investigation with a slap on the wrist, after personally going to great lengths to cover up a mountain of evidence. The entire farce will demonstrate just how far gone the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department are. Hillary's path of deception could even serve to take those departments to the cleaners as well if Donald Trump becomes President and keeps his word.___

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The $10 Million Dollar Mercedes That Escaped Nazi Germany & Found It's Way To Manhattan via The RMS Queen Elizabeth

From the 6 Aug 2012 issue of Forbes.

Later this month one of the world’s rarest cars will hit the auction block during California’s Pebble Beach Classic Car Week. The 1936 Mercedes-Benz Von Krieger 540K Special Roadster is worthy of its own biopic. The prized possession of a German baroness who crisscrossed countries and continents to flee the horrors of WWII, the Roadster was found in a ­Connecticut garage in 1989. Predicted to fetch more than $10 million, it should continue to make history.

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While living in Paris, the 23-year-old Baroness Gisela von Krieger buys a Mercedes-Benz 540K 2-door coupe. Her 19-year-old brother, Henning, buys a Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster, which Gisela—considered oneof the... more »

The $10 Million Dollar Mercedes That Escaped Nazi Germany & Found It's Way To Manhattan via The RMS Queen Elizabeth

From the 6 Aug 2012 issue of Forbes.

Later this month one of the world’s rarest cars will hit the auction block during California’s Pebble Beach Classic Car Week. The 1936 Mercedes-Benz Von Krieger 540K Special Roadster is worthy of its own biopic. The prized possession of a German baroness who crisscrossed countries and continents to flee the horrors of WWII, the Roadster was found in a ­Connecticut garage in 1989. Predicted to fetch more than $10 million, it should continue to make history.

1936

While living in Paris, the 23-year-old Baroness Gisela von Krieger buys a Mercedes-Benz 540K 2-door coupe. Her 19-year-old brother, Henning, buys a Mercedes-Benz 540K Special Roadster, which Gisela—considered one of the most fashionable women of her time—commandeers soon after. The Von Krieger family crest is hand-painted on the door.

SEPTEMBER 1939

Germany invades Poland, and the Von Kriegers are briefly placed in a French internment camp. Henning quickly returns to Germany to join the Luftwaffe, while Gisela and Josephine return to neutral Monaco to live in the Hotel de Paris.

1943

Ignoring the Third Reich’s orders to return to Germany, Gisela obtains a Swiss visa by stalling in Monaco and rotates the Roadster between the Swiss resort towns of Davos, Luzern and Vevey. Henning returns to Switzerland.

MAY 1949

The family moves to the U.S. in a bid to ease Gisela’s mounting depression. The car is shipped to New York on the RMS Queen Elizabeth and is serviced in the city by Zumbach’s, a famous foreign car garage on Manhattan’s West Side.

FEBRUARY 1953

After returning from Europe to finalize details of their now deceased mother’s estate, Gisela and Henning settle with their beloved Mercedes in Greenwich, Conn. When Henning starts driving a 1951 Lincoln, the Roadster is left solely for Gisela’s use.

1959

Henning dies in Switzerland of melanoma. Gisela puts the Roadster in storage in the Homestead Inn barn in Greenwich, Conn. and returns to Switzerland to mourn her brother. She would never return to the U.S.

JUNE 1989

Gisela’s body is discovered in her apartment in Vevey. A longtime recluse, she’s buried in a pauper’s grave despite owning considerable property in London, valuable bank securities and diamond jewelry by Cartier and Van Cleef & Arpels.

1992

David Gooding, the head of the Santa Monica-based auction house Gooding & Co. (he was working for Christie’s at the time), receives a call from a Connecticut lawyer asking about an old, beat-up convertible he found in a garage. Gooding realizes it’s the 540K Special Roadster, one of only very few made: “I told them, ‘This is the Holy Grail. You’ve got something ­really ­special here.’”

1998

A New Hampshire collector buys the car after years of litigation about its rightful owner. It’s restored by the legendary Chris Charlton and finished in black and chrome over a cognac leather interior.

AUG. 19, 2012

Gooding & Co. will sell the 1936 Special ­Roadster at public auction. “I am sure it’s going to break a record,” Gooding says. “The last of its kind sold for around $10 million, and this is a much more significant, better, more original example. I think it’s going to be well in excess of that.”

Photos courtesy Gooding & Co.

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Moeraki Motions by +Edwin Martinez -_ Moeraki Boulders, New Zealand._ - http://goo.gl/mKa8P0 / https://goo.gl/81TXFk

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I don't think I mentioned this, but I made my BEAKER GOING Z a print as well ... who wants one?
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I don't think I mentioned this, but I made my BEAKER GOING Z a print as well ... who wants one?
http://zombies.storenvy.com/products/10282158-beaker-going-z-print

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See how photographer and artist Erik Johansson did it!

See how photographer and artist Erik Johansson did it!___

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Learn how to shoot long exposure photos.

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Miracle on the Mountain by Nathaniel Merz: https://goo.gl/1JZZkO #beautiful

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The birth of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, rooted in tradition
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and its predecessors are representatives of a unique tradition in the automotive luxury and intermediate categories. The technical innovativeness and trendsetting design behind the successful model series from Mercedes-Benz have made their mark on this whole segment. The latest generation, the 213 model series launched in 2016, paves the way for the future – along with a wide range of systems that play their part in accident prevention and the possibility of semi-autonomous driving.

The E-Class’s heritage dates back to the very early days of the brand. For even in the early part of the 20th century, the companies that preceded today’s Daimler AG were making their mark on this vehicle segment: vehicles that are positioned below the top-of-the-range and luxury classes, yet above the compactclass... more »

The birth of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class, rooted in tradition
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class and its predecessors are representatives of a unique tradition in the automotive luxury and intermediate categories. The technical innovativeness and trendsetting design behind the successful model series from Mercedes-Benz have made their mark on this whole segment. The latest generation, the 213 model series launched in 2016, paves the way for the future – along with a wide range of systems that play their part in accident prevention and the possibility of semi-autonomous driving.

The E-Class’s heritage dates back to the very early days of the brand. For even in the early part of the 20th century, the companies that preceded today’s Daimler AG were making their mark on this vehicle segment: vehicles that are positioned below the top-of-the-range and luxury classes, yet above the compact class, have always been an essential part of the model portfolio of Mercedes-Benz and the brands that came before. The Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft (DMG), for example, brought out the Mercedes-Simplex 28/32 hp in 1904, while Benz & Cie. launched its 24/40 hp model in 1906. In 1914, before the outbreak of the First World War, the Mercedes range comprised ten passenger car models, of which no fewer than four can be categorised as belonging to the E-Class segment. The sales programme at Benz was similarly positioned in terms of the number of different models and their classification.

Following the merger between the two companies in 1926 to form Daimler-Benz AG, the model portfolio was completely restructured. The first passenger cars to emerge under the new brand name Mercedes-Benz included the 8/38 hp model (W 02) of 1926, which was known from 1928 onwards as the Mercedes-Benz 8/38 hp Stuttgart 200. Like the 10/50 hp Stuttgart 260 (W 11) of 1928, it can be considered a predecessor to the E-Class. The same is also true of the models that followed it in the 1930s, the types 200 (1933) and 230 (1936), along with the diesel variant 260 D (W 138, 1936) – the world’s first passenger car with a diesel engine.

As such, the brand is now able to look back on more than 110 years of experience in the medium-size category. Since 1993, Mercedes-Benz’s mid-range series has been known as the E-Class.

When production started up again after the Second World War, one of the first cars to appear, initially for use by rescue services, police and for commercial and trade purposes, was the model 170 V, originally introduced in 1936. It was soon followed, in 1947, by a saloon version as the first post-war Mercedes-Benz passenger car. The 180 model (W 120) of 1953 with self-supporting “Ponton” body introduced new technical as well as formal features. It was followed in 1961 by the four-cylinder version of the “Fintail” model series (W 110). The next major step came seven years later in the form of the “Stroke 8” (model series W 115/114). At the same time, with the arrival of the first coupé model, this marked a widening of the scope of available body variants. Its success was once again rivalled only by the model that followed in 1976: the 123 series. This was also produced in an estate version – with which Mercedes-Benz set a new benchmark for the estate car as a lifestyle and recreational vehicle ideal for families. The 124 series of the years 1984 to 1995, which was also available as a four-seater cabriolet, was first given the name E-Class in mid-1993.

The “four eyes” of its face and its innovative technology were the characteristic features of the 210 model series launched in 1995. Early 2002 saw the E-Class of the model series 211 come onto the market, followed in 2009 by the series 212 (Saloon and Estate) and 207 (Cabriolet and Coupé). In 2016 Mercedes-Benz introduces the E-Class of the model series 213 to the market.

Technical innovation and authoritative styling define the face of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. No other model family produced by the Stuttgart brand has offered such a wide range of different body types, encompassing Saloon, Estate, Coupé and Cabriolet, over such a long period. On top of these there are also special versions such as chassis units and long-wheelbase saloons.___

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Get tips for sellable #travel photos!

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Backlit by Ole Henrik Skjelstad: https://goo.gl/a4g3xs #nature

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