17 Apr '18, 6pm

Junkyard Gem: 1995 Mercedes-Benz S320 'Louis Vuitton' Edition

Sir Mix-a-Lot stated so elegantly in 1992, Louis Vuitton never made a sweat suit. Louis Vuitton also never made a Mercedes-Benz W140 S-Class , but that's just what we've found in a Northern California self-service wrecking yard. Yes, it's two tons of Swap Meet Louie! The build plate on this car says it came from Germany with black paint, so we're looking at a fairly ambitious backyard customization job here. The car got a brown-and-gold two-tone paint job, then several stencils were applied hundreds of times in red paint. After that, white dots were applied by hand over the stencils. This wasn't just a spur-of-the-moment Vuittonization project ... which brings up the question: was it a joke, or was it an earnest attempt to make a homegrown Louis Vuitton/Mercedes-Benz counterpart to, say, the Pucci Edition 1979 Lincoln Continental Mark V ? Even the engine — a DOHC straight-...

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