Demand for old Mercedes W140 “Boar” will increase sharply next year

Demand for old Mercedes W140 “Boar” will increase sharply next year

November 1, 2020 0 By autotimesnews

In 2021, the legendary Mercedes-Benz S-Class W140, popularly known under the nickname “Boar”, will turn 30 years old. This means that it will officially become a classic car. Experts expect the landmark anniversary to spur increased demand for the model, in particular among collectors.

Starting next year, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class W140 can be registered in its homeland, Germany, as a classic car. To do this, the owner will need to obey the general rules: to confirm that the car is in good technical and visual condition. In return, he will receive preferences in the form of lower taxes and the ability to travel to the historic city centers (old cars are often prohibited from doing this in Germany). By the way, about 600 thousand classic “Mercedes” are now registered in Germany.

Note that the Mercedes-Benz S-Class W140 was produced for a total of 7 years – from 1991 to 1998. It was a reference car of its time, in total the Stuttgart-based manufacturer sold 406,532 copies of the model worldwide, which was a significant success compared to its predecessors.