Pictures from Mercedes-Benz “June Jamboree” car show Montvale, NJ June 7, 2014

June 7, 2014 – Montvale, New Jersey.

Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters in Montvale, New Jersey

Mercedes-Benz USA headquarters in Montvale, New Jersey

Over 100 classic Mercedes-Benz owners and a wealth of spectators made the trek to their favorite marque’s U.S. corporate headquarters for the 51st annual “June Jamboree” car show, sponsored by the Northern New Jersey chapter Mercedes Club .

(A slide show of all cars entered is at the bottom of this article.)

Vehicles competed in 13 classes of Concours judging, where each was scrutinized by judges and rated on a point system for authenticity and cleanliness of:

1. Interior, upholstery, trunk, hard top, soft top

2. Chrome, plastic, rubber, glass, lights, trim.

3. Engine compartment.

4. Exterior paint, finish, bodywork.

Mercedes emblem in Montvale windowEqually participated in was the “Popular Vote” category where show goers simply vote for their favorite vehicle entries, split into seven categories based on vintage.

New this year was a Silver Star Preservation Class, applicable to 1989 or older models.  Designed to evaluate each vehicle on how closely it’s been preserved to factory  specifications by the use of a point scoring system, those achieving 60 points or better in three of the five categories earned a Silver Star Preservation Certificate.

 CLICK ON ANY OF THE PICTURES IN THE SLIDE SHOW BELOW TO EXPAND TO FULL SIZE.  USE ARROWS UNDERNEATH PICTURES TO SCROLL BACKWARD OR FORWARD.

 

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