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Mercedes-Benz Chassis Codes Explained

Mercedes-Benz chassis codes can be confusing to a newcomer. There is some method to the madness but at other times it can seem just random. The C-Class is an excellent example of model naming simplicity. If only they had followed suit for every model line…

I've compiled into a pdf file a basic guide that was published by Greg Duffield @ FCP Euro that covers the vast majority of cars you or I will get our hands on. First he starts with the letter prefix at the beginning of a chassis code. Then he explains the models by chassis and their lineage. He does his best to only describe models that were available for the North American market.

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Very good but unfortunately very US-centric. Missing so many models that are available on other markets. Of course easy to guess how the current C-class wagon should be called or the SWB and other S-class variants.
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Thanks for the rundown.

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