Fifth Gear puts a Mercedes 300TE W124 through “hell”: So, is it really that well built?

The British are very well known for their witty –sometimes even black- humor. On the other hand, the Germans are very well known for the top quality products that they produce. So, how would you find the idea of a witty British journalist testing out a quality German product? Sounds interesting doesn’t it?

That’s exactly what Fifth Gear did when they took a Mercedes 300TE W124 wagon and put it through various ordeals, that include sinking it in the water, ramming it with a huge Bigfoot-style Monster truck and well, shooting at it!

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  • Jim Gideon Cherkas

    Painful to watch but it really shows the quality

    • Coné Dlm

      Jim, in your opinion, what are the best Forums about Mercedes W124 on the Net? I am member of many. Seeking the more active on the Mercedes 300D and 300D turbo. Best, José.

      • Jim Gideon Cherkas

        I just read all different Mercedes blogs and try to find w124 there should be one just dedicated if you find let me know

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