Don’t brag! How many of these classic cars do you know?
Certain friends will say, I don’t recognize so many classic cars at once! Don’t be afraid! The editor stayed up until 3 in the morning to sort out all the cars participating in the Beijing Station of this “China International Famous City Classic Car Rally”! Not to be missed! Dry goods are coming soon!
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 1st generation
In 1951, the predecessor of Mercedes-Benz Company solemnly launched the 220 and 300 products at the first Frankfurt Motor Show. These two models also opened the scene of the glory of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class so far: once launched, that is It became the new darling of the rich and celebrities. By 1954, the slightly improved 300B was marketed and led Mercedes-Benz to glory.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 2nd Generation
The second-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class, nicknamed “Pontoon”, was released at the end of 1956. It is more sleek and stylish than the previous model. This is because the Mercedes-Benz sedan adopts an all-steel load-bearing body design for the first time, which is a big step towards a modern car. The wheelbase has increased by 170 mm over the previous model, and the rear axle has also adopted a more comfortable trailing arm suspension. Its in-line 6-cylinder engine has a displacement of 2.2 liters, a maximum power of 85 horsepower, and a maximum speed of 150km/h.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 3rd generation
From this generation, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class began to show its luxury style. Affected by the style of American cars, the third-generation S-Class also has “shark fins” and a very spacious interior. It is particularly worth mentioning that this car pioneered the use of advanced passive safety concepts: both the front and rear of the car body are designed with crumple energy absorption zones to alleviate impacts, which is the first time in a mass-produced model. This shows the advanced nature of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class at the time.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 4th generation
In August 1965, Mercedes-Benz launched four fourth-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class sedans code-named W108, Mercedes-Benz 250 S, 250 SE and 300 SE, and W109 300 SEL designed by Paul Bracq. After “cutting off” the “tail fin” design of the W111/112, the clean lines of the fourth-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class once again returned to the classic design of Mercedes-Benz, so that the restrained and elegant appearance of the vehicle still exudes charm to this day. Compared with the previous generation of Mercedes-Benz S-Class, the vehicle height of the W108/109 series has been reduced by 60mm.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 5th Generation
In 1972, Mercedes-Benz ushered in a milestone in the history of the development of the S-Class. The most important model in the history of Mercedes-Benz, the fifth-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class, code-named W116, was officially launched. This generation of models was officially named “Mercedes-Benz S-Class” for the first time. Since then, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class opened a new chapter in luxury cars. After decades of training, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has become a dream car in people’s hearts.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 6th generation
In September 1979, Mercedes-Benz released the sixth-generation S-class sedan code-named W126 at the Frankfurt Motor Show. The series originally consisted of 7 models including 280 SE, 380 SE and 500 SEL. The Mercedes-Benz 1000sel. Perhaps many people have not heard of this model. It is indeed much rarer than the Rolls-Royce Phantom in China. It is a very luxurious one. Car, it seems that luxury still does not lose 10 million Rolls-Royce. The configuration inside the car is also extremely luxurious.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 7th generation
Only 18 units of this S70 have been produced in the world, with a 7.0L displacement V12 cylinder naturally aspirated engine, pure AMG, non-modified, and the only one in China. The world’s possession is extremely rare, with only a handful of 525 horsepower and 720 cattle. Meters of torque, sturdy power, stepping on the oil and squeezing the ground, super strong acceleration and pushing back feeling, powerful horsepower and torque, enough to kill any sports car in seconds, and it also has an iconic exclusive designer signature.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 8th generation
At the Paris Motor Show in September 1998, Mercedes-Benz released the eighth-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class code-named W220. After a lapse of seven and a half years, it once again continued the glory of the W140 series. Designers perfectly blend the same space and appearance experience with a more slender body. The outstanding design makes the eighth-generation S-class sedan deservedly once again become the leader of the design trend in the entire automotive industry.
Mercedes-Benz S-Class 9th generation
The ninth-generation Mercedes-Benz S-Class formally met with the public at the 2005 Frankfurt Motor Show. Its overall design, especially the rear shape, is very similar to Maybach. Once the Mercedes-Benz S-Class was launched, it quickly became the focus of people’s attention. It changed the slim curve of W220 and returned to the robust and powerful styling design of W140.
In August 1959, Mercedes-Benz announced a thorough improvement of the original passenger car. Driven by the slogan “Strive to build a brand new six-cylinder engine in the market segment”, Mercedes-Benz 220 b, 220 Sb and 220 SEb with chassis code W111 came out one after another. In addition to differences in specific configurations, the engines of the three new models are also different.