Outside Porsche – 1981-1991 Mercedes S-Class

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Everyone recognizes this car – the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, known in many circles as “The Tank”, produced from 1981 to 1991. Featured in countless films and television shows, it was a symbol of luxury and status in the 1980’s. It did not have many variations (aside from engine size and wheelbase) as today’s S-Class models do. Nowadays, you have endless options for wheels, body trim and even interior lighting colors. None of that appeals to me. I like the…

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Geboren am 10. März 1969

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(Headline translation – Born on March 10, 1969. I realize all Porsche enthusiasts don’t speak German). 1969 marked more than simply the end of a decade. Apollo 11 landed on the moon. 3 days of peace and music took place in a small town in New York called Woodstock. The Concorde took flight. A little thing called a microprocessor was invented. The Beatles, Rolling Stones, Marvin Gaye, and Peter, Paul and Mary topped the U.S. Billboard…

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