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1972 vs. 2007

Thirty five years separate my two Mercedes, yet the 600 still portrays a commanding presence (if not more upright).
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2016 C450 AMG
2015 S550 4Matic Designo
2015 Golf R APR
2013 Range Rover Supercharged
1972 600 SWB

Gone MB: 14 CLA250 E1, 14 E350 4Matic, 12 CLS550 4Matic, 10 GL350, 07 CL600, 07 S550, 05 E500-T, 02 SLK32 AMG, 98 SLK230, 95 S500, 92 300TE 4Matic, 86 190E 2.3-16, 85 300CD-T, 79 450SLC 5.0, 79 450SLC
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2016 C450 AMG
2015 S550 4Matic Designo
2015 Golf R APR
2013 Range Rover Supercharged
1972 600 SWB

Gone MB: 14 CLA250 E1, 14 E350 4Matic, 12 CLS550 4Matic, 10 GL350, 07 CL600, 07 S550, 05 E500-T, 02 SLK32 AMG, 98 SLK230, 95 S500, 92 300TE 4Matic, 86 190E 2.3-16, 85 300CD-T, 79 450SLC 5.0, 79 450SLC
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does the 1972 still have original motor and tranny?

'79 280CE with 226,000 miles
'76 240D 4 speed with 190,000
'85 300D Turbo with 266,000 miles


GONE but not forgotten
'76 300D with 195,300 miles
"83 300D with 174,000 miles

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Yes, however, I have had the fuel injection system rebuilt.

2016 C450 AMG
2015 S550 4Matic Designo
2015 Golf R APR
2013 Range Rover Supercharged
1972 600 SWB

Gone MB: 14 CLA250 E1, 14 E350 4Matic, 12 CLS550 4Matic, 10 GL350, 07 CL600, 07 S550, 05 E500-T, 02 SLK32 AMG, 98 SLK230, 95 S500, 92 300TE 4Matic, 86 190E 2.3-16, 85 300CD-T, 79 450SLC 5.0, 79 450SLC
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how many miles?

'79 280CE with 226,000 miles
'76 240D 4 speed with 190,000
'85 300D Turbo with 266,000 miles


GONE but not forgotten
'76 300D with 195,300 miles
"83 300D with 174,000 miles

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83K miles

2016 C450 AMG
2015 S550 4Matic Designo
2015 Golf R APR
2013 Range Rover Supercharged
1972 600 SWB

Gone MB: 14 CLA250 E1, 14 E350 4Matic, 12 CLS550 4Matic, 10 GL350, 07 CL600, 07 S550, 05 E500-T, 02 SLK32 AMG, 98 SLK230, 95 S500, 92 300TE 4Matic, 86 190E 2.3-16, 85 300CD-T, 79 450SLC 5.0, 79 450SLC
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Here are some additional shots, including of the engine...
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2016 C450 AMG
2015 S550 4Matic Designo
2015 Golf R APR
2013 Range Rover Supercharged
1972 600 SWB

Gone MB: 14 CLA250 E1, 14 E350 4Matic, 12 CLS550 4Matic, 10 GL350, 07 CL600, 07 S550, 05 E500-T, 02 SLK32 AMG, 98 SLK230, 95 S500, 92 300TE 4Matic, 86 190E 2.3-16, 85 300CD-T, 79 450SLC 5.0, 79 450SLC
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And shots of the interior...
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2016 C450 AMG
2015 S550 4Matic Designo
2015 Golf R APR
2013 Range Rover Supercharged
1972 600 SWB

Gone MB: 14 CLA250 E1, 14 E350 4Matic, 12 CLS550 4Matic, 10 GL350, 07 CL600, 07 S550, 05 E500-T, 02 SLK32 AMG, 98 SLK230, 95 S500, 92 300TE 4Matic, 86 190E 2.3-16, 85 300CD-T, 79 450SLC 5.0, 79 450SLC
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Rear seating space versus the S550 and my father's S500 (W140)...
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2016 C450 AMG
2015 S550 4Matic Designo
2015 Golf R APR
2013 Range Rover Supercharged
1972 600 SWB

Gone MB: 14 CLA250 E1, 14 E350 4Matic, 12 CLS550 4Matic, 10 GL350, 07 CL600, 07 S550, 05 E500-T, 02 SLK32 AMG, 98 SLK230, 95 S500, 92 300TE 4Matic, 86 190E 2.3-16, 85 300CD-T, 79 450SLC 5.0, 79 450SLC
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huh, they really haven't changed a lot have they. the lineage is definitely there from 30 years ago
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