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Enter the perfect S-Class wagon that Mercedes-Benz forgot to make

Designed by Bruno Sacco, the W126 generation of the S-Class only came as a coupé or a sedan, leaving quite a few customers wondering how to get more cargo space out of this excellent Mercedes-Benz platform in a stylish manner. The funeral industry wasn't shy in turning the Daimler flagship into a hearse, but those conversions rarely look as cohesive as an S-Class driver would prefer. Enter coachbuilder Caro of Hamburg.

 

Something must be in the air around the Hamburg area in Germany, because this great city gave us not only the classic-car-happy, hardcore band Scooter but also Chris Hahn's coachbuilding empire Styling Garage, the undisputed kings of pimped W126s. Throughout the 1980s, Styling Garage produced such gems as the SGS 1000 SEC Gullwing series, the similarly gullwinged C 111 homage SCS Arrow cars, and widened, three-row S-Classes known as the SGS Royales, which are probably the most impressive W126 limousines ever made. Yet when it came to V-8 S-Class wagons, Chris Hahn's crew let their fellow Hamburgers at Caro give it a go—and shine.

 

Read the full article on Hagerty.com: https://www.hagerty.com/media/buying-and-selling/enter-the-perfect-s-class-wagon-that-mercedes-benz-...

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You had best insure the wagon for full value  because in the event of a rear ender all is lost.

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