The transition from the W123 Mercedes to the W124 was huge, in just about every way possible. The W124 was a clean sheet car, and its chrome-less soap-bar styling was the biggest break from MBZ tradition ever. But there was one exception: the tail end of the T model the station wagons was surprisingly similar.
Stephanie has suddenly been infected with a lust for an old Benz wagon; she thinks she’d like a W123 300TD; I think she’d be infinitely happier in a 300TE. I know I would.