Author Topic: My W116 Buyer's Guide for Hagerty  (Read 206 times)

chinny4290

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My W116 Buyer's Guide for Hagerty
« on: 11 July 2019, 03:43 PM »
Hi all.

I know it's been a while since I've posted. I used to frequent here for knowledge for my '75 280S. That car is long gone since the project went stagnant because college. But I've moved on and now have a '74 450SEL!

I'm a freelance auto journalist and photographer now post-college undergraduate and wanted to share my W116 Buyer's Guide with all of you that I wrote up for Hagerty. I hope you enjoy it!

Mods, feel free to pin it for future and prospective W116 buyers. I also mentioned this site as a grand location for all things W116 and a great resource, as you all provide.

https://www.hagerty.com/articles-videos/articles/2019/05/13/mercedes-benz-w116-s-class-buyers-guide
1975 W116 280S - SOLD
1994 W124 E320 Coupe - Gone

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Squiggle Dog

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Re: My W116 Buyer's Guide for Hagerty
« Reply #1 on: 13 July 2019, 11:15 PM »
I had read this before. Small world! That's a pretty extensive write-up, and a nice example in the pictures.
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revilla

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Re: My W116 Buyer's Guide for Hagerty
« Reply #2 on: 14 July 2019, 01:42 AM »
Nicely written. Thanks for sharing.
Cheers
Robert
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avantbenz

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Re: My W116 Buyer's Guide for Hagerty
« Reply #3 on: 16 July 2019, 07:18 PM »
Came across this the other day on my own and lived it. Great piece.
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