Me and My Car: Classic Merc steals heart of Japanese car lover

Mr Johnny Wong with his 1983 Mercedes-Benz 500SEC. PHOTO: ANDRE LAM
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SINGAPORE - 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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