i think because the W126 was maded a great sensation in each people was discovered her in 1979 ! Now this sensation was here and continue for ever ! the best S class is the W126 because no Mercedes S class was sold as well as W126 ! and the W126 was make the dream in the start of his career ! Prestigious , Class, beauty, .... When i m children, i dream to buy a W126 but it's impossible because the price it's to heavy and i m too young ! but now it's possible to buy the dream , it's fabulous isn't it ?