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Awesome article in the WSJ on the W116 300SD

Started by LazyLightning, 21 October 2023, 02:02 AM


Hi All - really enjoyed reading this WSJ story on the joys of W116 ownership! ("From Africa to America, a Vintage Mercedes Never Left His Mind"):

One for the books!
'74 Alfa Spider
'77 MB 280SE
'81 BMW 528i
'01 BMW 740i M Sport
'04 Land Rover Discovery
'05 Porsche 911 Carrera S


Sadly it's behind a pay wall for us schmucks in Europe.
1993 "Pearl Blue" W124 280TE
1988 "Arctic White" W124 200T
1979 "Icon Gold" W116 450SE


Completely agree with the driver about why the car is so special. And it's always more fun to drive a slow car fast than vice versa! Color is wonderful too. Wonder if he's on this forum...
1979 300 SD "Liesel", 282k Miles


Never stop loving
1980 280SEL