Me And My Car

Classic Merc makes Japanese car lover's heart race

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Mr Johnny Wong, 48, attributes his affinity for older Mercedes-Benz cars to his dad, who loved the W126 S-class.

"It was the epitome of a luxury car," he says of the limousine, which was made between 1979 and 1991. "But back then, we could not afford one, so admiring it from afar was all I could do."

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 14, 2022, with the headline Classic Merc makes Japanese car lover's heart race. Subscribe