Index of W126 Sedan Images


818,036 W126 sedans were produced in the lifetime of this chassis making it the longest running sedan series Mercedes Benz ever built.

For comparison:

ChassisNumber MadeYears
W126818,10512/79 - 9/90
W220485,0007/98 - 7/05
W108/9461,4008/65 - 11/72
W116444,40172 - 80
W140406,5324/91 - 9/98
W111/112344,7518/59 - 1/68
R107300,175 built71-89
W180/105/128111,03506/54 - 08/59
All US spec 560s were rated for 238hp. The European came with either 278 or the 300hp. The 300 would often have a HV stamped on the block which signifies high compression.


260SE Sedan

The W126-020 chassis 260SE Sedan with the M103-941 motor was made between October 1985 and February 1991. 20,836 cars were produced.


280S Sedan / 280S Sedan

The W126-021 chassis 280S Sedan with the M110-924 motor was made between 1979 and 1985 (man trans up to 003769 auto up to 007282).

The W126-021 chassis 280S Sedan with the M110-926 motor was made between 1979 and 1985.


280SE Sedan / 280SE Sedan

The W126-022 chassis 280SE Sedan with the M110-987 motor was made between 1979 and 1985 (man trans to 007277, auto to 035562).

The W126-022 chassis 280SE Sedan with the M110-989 motor was made between 1979 and 1985.


280SEL Sedan / 280SEL Sedan

The W126-023 chassis 280SEL Sedan with the M110-987 motor was made between 1980 and 1985 (man trans to 007277, auto to 035562).

The W126-023 chassis 280SEL Sedan with the M110-989 motor was made between 1980 and 1985.


300SE Sedan

The W126-024 chassis 300SE Sedan with the M103-981 motor was made between 1989 and 1991.


300SEL Sedan

The W126-025 chassis 300SEL Sedan with the M103-981 motor was made between 1988 and 1991.


380SE Sedan

The W126-032 chassis 380SE Sedan with the M116-961 motor was made between 1984 and 1985.


380SE Sedan

The W126-033 chassis 380SE Sedan with the M116-961 motor was made between 1981 and 1983.


420SE Sedan

The W126-034 chassis 420SE Sedan with the M116-965 motor was made between 1985 and 1991.


420SEL Sedan

The W126-035 chassis 420SEL Sedan with the M116-965 motor was made between 1986 and 1991.


560SE Sedan / 500SE Sedan

The W126-036 chassis 560SE Sedan with the M117-968 motor was made between 1988 and 1991.

The W126-036 chassis 500SE Sedan with the M117-963 motor was made between 1980 and 1985.


500SEL Sedan

The W126-037 chassis 500SEL Sedan with the M117-963 motor was made between 1984 and 1985.


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560SEL Sedan

The W126-039 chassis 560SEL Sedan with the M117-968 motor was made between 1986 and 1991.


1983 Mercedes Benz 300SD

300SD Sedan

The W126-120 chassis 300SD Sedan with the OM617-961 motor was made between 1981 and 1985.


300SDL Sedan

The W126-125 chassis 300SDL Sedan with the OM603-961 motor was made between 1986 and 1987.


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350SD Sedan

The W126-134 chassis 350SD Sedan with the OM603-970 motor was made in 1991.


350SDL Sedan

The W126-135 chassis 350SDL Sedan with the OM603-970 motor was made between 1990 and 1991.


One offs/prototypes


parts

Misc parts photos

Various bits and pieces of the W126 cars.