Karl Ludvigsen

Grand Prize Trophy Recipient

Mercedes Tries Two Wheels

2021 Automotive Heritage Awards Journalism Competition

A previously untold story about efforts in the 1920s to build a Mercedes motorcycle by none other than Ferdinand Porsche. The story includes previously unpublished drawings and documents. Originally published in The StarĀ® Magazine.

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Ludvigsen conveys the little-known history of the early Daimler motorcycle powered an interesting flat-twin air-cooled engine. Ludvigsen's story telling is exemplary.

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