Vintage Review: Mercedes Benz S-Class W126

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With the exception of W124, this S-class is possibly the best car MB has ever produced.

 

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This is the cover story of R&T’s 1980 February issue. The then-new W126 was introduced and the magazine published an in-depth article:

 

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I had a ride in one some time ago- it’s still unbelievably modern for a car dating back almost thirty-five years. And comfortable. And (with the right power-plant) fast.