W123 transitions from beater to classic

The W123 Mercedes has developed a reputation as workhorse the world over, with dilapidated examples still plying their trade as taxis 30-40 years after they rolled off the production line.

But finally a transition is occurring. The W123 is rightfully being considered more than just a workhorse – cars are being restored, books written about the model and images of war torn countries no longer have multiple 123 taxicabs in the background. Nice W123’s can still be had for less than AUD$10k and they are good buying at that money – being the last of the chrome bumper Mercedes but […]