Not Your Usual Mercedes-Benz S-Class Saloons


For more than five decades, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class and its predecessors have defined the luxury car segment in many ways, from the technological advancements to their styling.

That's not to say you won't find the occasional odd looking example, like these two S-Class models.

The first one is the W212 series S500 Golden Edition, which was filmed by Carscoop reader Toldi at the company's global training center in Stuttgart, Germany. If we're not mistaken, the chrome-gold-wrapped S-Class was used to transfer celebrities at this year’s Cannes International Film Festival.

The second model is a monster-truck version of one of the classiest looking S-Class models in history, the W126 series designed under the direction of famed Mercedes-Benz designer Bruno Sacco. We're pretty sure that this isn't what Sacco had in mind when drawing the elegant lines of the W126…



Grammar said... »August 31, 2012

The Mercedes-Benz S500 Golden Edition is W221 not W212 (current E-Class).

esuomenona said... »August 31, 2012

Why would you gold chrome an S500? Why not an S600?

thinker said... »September 01, 2012

 maybe they didn't want to attract any attention...

Thomas R Maynard said... »September 02, 2012

if i remember correctly these were limos for some international film festival. they were decorated for the event.

Frank said... »September 02, 2012

coz they have waisted enough money...

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