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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    This picture captures the look pretty good1468855081916image.jpeg


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Lovely car - interesting to read the history.

    Coincidentally this was published online in Wheels, one of the Australian motoring magazines, just 7 days ago.

    http://www.wheelsmag.com.au/features/classic-wheels/1607/1990-mercedes-benz-500e-retro-series/


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Porker:

    This picture captures the look pretty good1468855081916image.jpeg

    Smiley


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    OT: The cooperation between Porsche and Mercedes could have continued, as initially the Porsche SUV (what became the Cayenne) was supposed to be built in cooperation with Mercedes but the deal fell apart and Mercedes went ahead building the first ML.


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    I think those 80's and early 90's super/cult cars are the next to really really take off. The things guys in their mid 30's to mid 40's grew up idolizing.

    Man during those times I wanted a 300e AMG Hammer, a Yellowbird and a Koenig Testarossa. I'd still happily have any of those three and the 1st and third would probably be really cool again (the middle one has ALWAYS been cool).


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Congrats Frank !! My grandfather had one of those and I remember loving it as a child. 


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    pride355:

    Congrats with the purchase of your new baby Frank. It's a good mark in Mercedes history. There were very nice 500E car chases in the movie Taxi, against Peugeot.

    I'm a very big fan of W124 Mercedes models. We used to have 1990 230E and 1994 E200 (the last facelifted model) which we bought brand new at that time. IMO, it is the best E class in its history.

    I really like young classic Mercedes. I have bought 1997 SL320 (R129) with a friend last month. I'm also big fan of W126/C126 and W140/C140. Those were the times, when Mercedes were over engineered.

     

    +100%. Smiley


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Nice one Frank!

    I have a w124 myself, a 230E. It was bought new by my mum in 1992. The car has only made 100.000 km in 24 years.

    Of course it cannot be compared to a 500E but this car means a lot as I used to be driven to school in it. I feel nostalgic each time I drive the car. 

    So congrats on your purchase.

    The photograph posted above is so cool. I just love these old pics. All these brand new 964... each of them worth more than they cost new if they're still in good shape. 

     

     

     


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    fritz:
    m4ever:

    Very cool car !  Congrats Porker .

    Here is a period picture (source: Porsche AG)413198d1322821781-500e-made-porsche-really-zuffenhausen.jpg

     

    I like the way the cars were segregated.  Smiley

    Is that Turbo on the left in the pic being jump started?   Smiley


    PS: Just noticed that they managed to get the one 928 which had been built that day into the pic. Smiley

     

    fritz

     

    Actually I count 3 x 928! Smiley


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Lars997:
    fritz:
    m4ever:

    Very cool car !  Congrats Porker .

    Here is a period picture (source: Porsche AG)413198d1322821781-500e-made-porsche-really-zuffenhausen.jpg

     

    I like the way the cars were segregated.  Smiley

    Is that Turbo on the left in the pic being jump started?   Smiley


    PS: Just noticed that they managed to get the one 928 which had been built that day into the pic. Smiley

     

    fritz

     

    Actually I count 3 x 928! Smiley

    After you presented me with a challenge I enlarged the shot and got up to 4.  Smiley

    Must have been a good day for 928s. Smiley


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Pls more picture puzzles. Very entertaining indecisionkiss


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Conny997:

    Pls more picture puzzles. Very entertaining indecisionkiss

    I really do think the forum needs a a "sarcasm" emoticon.   Smiley


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    There is also a special 964 in that picture, anyone? indecision


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    fritz:
    Lars997:
    fritz:
    m4ever:

    Very cool car !  Congrats Porker .

    Here is a period picture (source: Porsche AG)413198d1322821781-500e-made-porsche-really-zuffenhausen.jpg

     

    I like the way the cars were segregated.  Smiley

    Is that Turbo on the left in the pic being jump started?   Smiley


    PS: Just noticed that they managed to get the one 928 which had been built that day into the pic. Smiley

     

    fritz

     

    Actually I count 3 x 928! Smiley

    After you presented me with a challenge I enlarged the shot and got up to 4.  Smiley

    Must have been a good day for 928s. Smiley

    You are right... I count 4, too. I didn't get the one parked reverse! ;) Smiley


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    m4ever:

    There is also a special 964 in that picture, anyone? indecision

    Cobalt Blue 964 America Roadster...Smiley

    Blueflame


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    blueflame:
    m4ever:

    There is also a special 964 in that picture, anyone? indecision

    Cobalt Blue 964 America Roadster...Smiley

    Blueflame

    ok... VW T3 


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Lars997:
    blueflame:
    m4ever:

    There is also a special 964 in that picture, anyone? indecision

    Cobalt Blue 964 America Roadster...Smiley

    Blueflame

    ok... VW T3 

    Or is it just a "Flachbau"? 


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    fritz:
    Lars997:
    fritz:
    m4ever:

    Very cool car !  Congrats Porker .

    Here is a period picture (source: Porsche AG)413198d1322821781-500e-made-porsche-really-zuffenhausen.jpg

     

    I like the way the cars were segregated.  Smiley

    Is that Turbo on the left in the pic being jump started?   Smiley


    PS: Just noticed that they managed to get the one 928 which had been built that day into the pic. Smiley

     

    fritz

     

    Actually I count 3 x 928! Smiley

    After you presented me with a challenge I enlarged the shot and got up to 4.  Smiley

    Must have been a good day for 928s. Smiley

    There are 5 x 928 guys Smiley take a closer look Smiley


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    I can only see 4.................


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Me too . I see 4 .......


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    One on the left side of the closest row, 2 more at the far end on the second row, one more in from of the orange truck.


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    It was just to keep you guys occupied Smiley Smiley


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Busted! 


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Actually I see the 5th one now.


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    kiss


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    No, that's a 968. Look closer...

     


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    I went to pick-up the car yesterday, I had a 200km drive over the German autobahn in order to drop the car off at my workshop to have it checked, serviced and detailed. I was really surprised by the driving experience it serves up, it still does 260km/h easily whilst blowing cool AC, amazing for a 25 yr old car. In fact as a car in which to travel it proved to be more comfortable than the 2014 BMW-Alpina in which we picked the car up. Really thrilled with the car, looking forward to pick it up in a week and take it to Italy.

     


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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

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    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Totally not getting but whatever... Must be a european thing...


    Re: Mercedes-Benz W124 500E aka Porsche typ 2758

    Porker:

    1469295375349image.jpeg

    You picked it up in Paderborn? Bought it privatly or from a dealer?

     


     
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