Welcome to 365 Days of Motoring

An Everyday Journey Through Motoring History, Facts & Trivia

Belt up and enjoy this 365-day ride as you cruise past the most momentous motoring events in history. Packed with fascinating facts about races, motorists and the history of the mighty engine, this is a must-visit web site for any car enthusiast.

On This Day

Tuesday 11th August 1959

59 years ago

Daimler-Benz presented the latest versions of its 6-cylinder models 220, 220 S and 220 SE with tailfin bodies, in which the safety cage developed by Hungarian-Austrian engineer Béla Barényi was used for the first time in a car series.

Mercedes-Benz 'Fintail' 1959-67

Mercedes-Benz 'Fintail' 1959-67