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Price and styling no issue

W140 or W126, which is better and why? Just throw ideas and opinions about.
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I went with a 126 because there is less to go wrong, therefore they're cheaper to maintain and easier to work on.
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I went with a 126 because there is less to go wrong, therefore they're cheaper to maintain and easier to work on.
Ditto. That being said, there are plenty of seriously runout 126s and seriously nice 140s out there. The opposite is also true.

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I could have went with either as they are around the same price now, I chose the w126 because I like the more "classic" styling with the vertical grill and cleaner interior.

W140's are nice, and I will buy one eventually (probably the coupe 500) but if something goes wrong, it's alot harder to fix than the w126.

There is no denying that the w140 ride alot better and have the quieter interior, nevertheless, styling is the biggest issue for me.
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I must chime in that the w126 is the best looking Benz ever made. While the interior my not be up to snuff compared to the w140, the exterior just says class. Of course just my opinion but I still stop to look at a clean w126.
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agreed with everything said.
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W126 has a better looking exterior. Shits classic.
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