mercedes W123 club
The Mercedes-Benz Club of Sri Lanka together with Diesel and Motor Engineering (DIMO) organised a fun rally for its members. The rally started from the Independence Square and ended at the Barista Lavazza - Museum Cafe on Green Path. The route included University of Colombo, Flower Road, Duplication Road, Galle Road, Marine Drive, Fort, D R Wijewardena Mawatha, Darley Road and Green Path. Over 25 Mercedes-Benz Club members took part in the rally. DIMO is the only Authorised Distributor for Mercedes-Benz vehicles in Sri Lanka. Activities of this kind contribute to and acknowledge the growing Mercedes-Benz community, where customer appreciation is at peak levels. Therefore, Mercedes-Benz Club has witnessed more enthusiasts joining the club and taking part with their various Mercedes-Benz models.
Many different Mercedes-Benz passenger car models took part in the rally, which also included classics and young classics. Two significant models at the rally were the Mercedes-Benz 190 SL owned by Freddie Alles and a Mercedes-Benz W114 250C owned by Sidath Fernando. Apart from the above, the following models took part - W115, Mercedes-Benz W123, Mercedes-Benz W124, Mercedes-Benz W126, the new A-Class, the latest A45 AMG, SL (R129 & R230) models, C-Class, E-Class and the S-Class (W221 and W222) models.
The Mercedes-Benz Club of Sri Lanka was initiated in 1990 by several individuals who were passionate about automobiles and who had a special preference towards the three-pointed star. The Mercedes-Benz Club celebrated its 25th Anniversary this year. The Club consists of people from different professions and backgrounds, but sharing the same passion of owning and driving Mercedes-Benz cars. Many activities are organised by the club to promote fellowship and bring its members together, out of which the Mercedes-Benz Pageant is the most famous. DIMO has been supporting this exclusive club throughout the years, as a patron. DIMO assists the club members by providing technical assistance and in maintaining/restoring their classics and young classic cars.