Long-wheelbase models gained an L (for "Lang", German for "long"), reflecting an extra 10 centimeters added in the rear passenger compartment.
Since the advent of the W108 series, the Mercedes-Benz S-Class has always included two wheelbase lengths, although not all wheelbases are sold in every country.
The age of the Stajnia tooth and the archaeological context of this find also indicate that this molar is of Neanderthal origin.
The W180 featured six-cylinder sedan, coupé, and convertible models, and was produced until 1957.
In 1968 the 300 SEL 6.3 borrowed the 6-litre V8 from the W100 600 Pullman to offer a truly high-performance luxury sedan.