The German company Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft was founded by Gottlieb Daimler in 1900. This company is engaged in production of engines for ships and planes, as well as cars. The logo of this brand is a three-beam star, each of the beams means - water, air and earth. In 1901 the company produces the car named Mercedes after the daughter of the consul of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. From that first car started to produce machines series Mercedes-Simplex. At that time the latest model of this series has been able to reach the speed of ninety kilometers per hour, it was an excellent result. Since 1926 the companies Benz and Daimler merged into one group, which is headed by Ferdinand Porsche. Since the association began producing a series of automobiles with a supercharged engine. This car has a top speed of 145 km / h. Every year the models were modified, improved. In 1954 it was first demonstrated coupe 300 SL. On this sports car doors opened up, it was an innovation in the automotive market.