Me And My Car: Entrepreneur’s classic love for a 30-year-old Mercedes-Benz

Mr Bernard Teo chanced upon the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL at a used-car dealership and paid about $25,000 for it.
Mr Bernard Teo chanced upon the Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL at a used-car dealership and paid about $25,000 for it.ST PHOTO: KELVIN CHNG

Mr Bernard Teo, who drives a 30-year-old Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL, likes cars which stand out from the crowd

Entrepreneur Bernard Teo is co-founder of an online advertising start-up. But the 41-year-old is not driving a car which is funky or modern - attributes which tend to be favoured by start-up types.

Instead, he drives a 30-year-old Mercedes-Benz 300 SEL.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on January 12, 2019, with the headline 'Classic love'. Print Edition | Subscribe