MERCEDES-BENZ W123 To some, the #Mercedes-Benz W123 is the greatest #car of the 20th century, offering the hallmarks of the S-Class to a more general audience. Hugely popular in North America and Europe, the W123 has developed an iconic status in Africa, where buyers love its bullet-proof reliability, soft suspension and simple mechanics.
French Grand Prix. Reims, France. 4 July 1954. The cars of Hans Herrmann, Mercedes-Benz W196 #22, retired, and Juan Manuel Fangio, Mercedes-Benz W196 #18, 1st position, being worked on in the paddock, garage.