Estate cars were considered unglamorous pack-horses for a very long time. In contrast to their brothers and sisters – saloons, convertibles and coupes – they were neglected, abused, and nearly forgotten. But classic car perception is changing since the survival rate of early estates approaches zero. Enthusiasts slowly discover their incredible value – maximum rarity, paired with top utility.

Both, the Mercedes-Benz W111 230S Universal and the Plymouth Fury Station Wagon I recently shot for Motor Klassik in Hamburg are treasured classics, for a good reason. Their character distinct, their status unrivalled… What more could you possibly want?