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  • Mercedes-Benz C123 coupé in the C 123 (1977 to 1985) model series. Photo from 1980.
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    Mercedes-Benz C123, stylish coupé

    In March 1977, Mercedes-Benz showed the new variant of the W123 at the Geneva Salon. The Mercedes-Benz sedan had become particularly successful within a year and provided an excellent basis for developing more variants. The coupé was the new variation on the theme in 1977. The Mercedes-Benz C123 was a balanced coupé in several respects. Read more

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    Mercedes Benz S123. The first station wagon developed by Mercedes-Benz

    In 1977 the world became acquainted with the station wagon variant of the W123: the Mercedes-Benz S123. The T-model will be made public at the IAA in Frankfurt. Like the W123 sedan, the presentation of the 'Mercedes-T' unleashes high demand, leading to long delivery times. Production starts in Bremen in 1978. It is the beginning of an era in which no one at Mercedes-Benz is in any doubt about the importance of a Combi variant within the model range. Read more

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    Mercedes-Benz W123

    From 22 to 28 January 1976 Mercedes-Benz showed its long-awaited new offshoot, the Mercedes-Benz W123. Under the southern French sun, the new Stuttgarter trump card in the upper middle class was shown to the trade press on the Paul Ricard circuit. The introduction marked the start of a successful episode in the history of Mercedes-Benz 40 years ago. The media are very enthusiastic and this favorable call is not without consequences.  Read more

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    Ticks and pin pricks in men's suits

    Don't pick. That is perhaps the correct name for the taps on the fingers that Daimler AG boss Dieter Zetsche has now handed out to Volkswagen a few times. In connection with the dieselgate, he said that VW was doing the car industry a disservice and indirectly lashed out at competitor Audi, VW. Read more