Thursday, July 19, 2012

Mercedes-Benz /8

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(Photo by thermionic)

Somewhere in Greece, this nice Mercedes-Benz W114/W115 (usually referred to as "/8") is standing unused at a roadside. Apart from some missing chrome and the too new W123-rims, this example looks almost collectible-like. Like many Mercedes of this size, it probably had a long and useful life since it left the factory between 1973 and 1976. As the /8 was very successful, there are still plenty of it left, making it a quite affordable classic today. So maybe someone decided this Mercedes was cheap enough to not drive it, but place it on the roadside as decoration.

3 comments:

  1. this is such a nice and useful information for us...i appreciate urs word.

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  2. Is it really just on the side of the road? This is a great car! There must be someone with a use for it. It is definitely a collectible.

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