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Gents,
Here's one for the W140 buffs, besides the rear badgeing, what are the diffrences between the '92 to '93 SEL and the '94 S. Any outside clues? Also, when was the glass sunroof introduced? Thanks!

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As far as I know all of the '94 models from S420->S600 were long wheel base (SEL), I think the S320 had the short wheel base option after '94 but I'm not sure.
 

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No difference - the 93 400SEL/500SEL are the same car as the 94 S420/S500 - just a change in nomenclature - i.e. single letter in front and removal of the long wheel base (L) designation. The E goes back to the 60s when some models had fuel injection (Einspritzung) and other didn't, so obviously no longer necessary.
 

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No difference - the 93 400SEL/500SEL are the same car as the 94 S420/S500 - just a change in nomenclature - i.e. single letter in front and removal of the long wheel L designation. The E goes back to the 60s when some models had fuel injection (einspritzung) and other didn't, so obviously no longer necessary.
The difference is not only in letters. For example my 600 SEL has 2 coils of ignition but S600L - 12 (on each cylinder). In my opinion there are also another differences. (Rear lights, grill? etc.)
 

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In the U.S. all sixes were short wheel base from 92 to 94, then short or long from 95 to 99 - 032 for short, 033 for long.
 

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As this and many other (searchable) questions are asked on possibly a once per week basis - it must be almost time for a "W140 101" sticky...
 

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The difference is not only in letters. For example my 600 SEL has 2 coils of ignition but S600L - 12 (on each cylinder). In my opinion there are also another differences. (Rear lights, grill? etc.)
No so, the 94 S600 still had two coils and the same rear lights and grill. Facelift was 95, question pertained only to 94s.
 
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