1980-1991 Mercedes S-Class models: A buyer’s overview

1986 Rolls Royce Corniche ad a

1985 mercedes 500sel

Above: notice how the envious gentleman resembling George W. Bush going the other way in this 1986 Rolls-Royce advertisement is driving a Mercedes 126 S-class. After all, is there really any “other car” that would have been as effective to use here? Looking closely at the gray plastic panels on the bottom of the doors, the ribbed pattern indicates this is an “early” 1981-85 S-class.

Photo: Rolls Royce Motorcars

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