What does the w numbers mean ?

Cyber Sleep Walker

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Sorry if this is a daft question but as per thread title..

I see people talking about mercedes w124, w202 etc

What do those numbers relate to ?
 

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Hi..
As far as I know it is the body style (model type)..
No doubt someone will explain more eloquently than I !
 

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W - (german 'wagen' for car) refers to the internal Mercedes designation for a particular model. For example W168 refers to the 'A' class car.

In the same manner 'R' refers to 'Roadsters' - an example being R230, the current SL sports convertible.

Here is a list of quite a few of them.
 
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OK thanks thanks Antijam.

And Simonarius & Gre1591 for replying.
 

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List of World Manufacturer Codes:

3AM Mexico
3MB Mexico
4JG M-Class except Europe
5DH Mexico Bus
8AB Argentina
8AC Argentina
9BM Brazil
ADB South Africa
KPA South Korea vans
KPD South Korea
KPG South Korea
LE4 Chinese production
MHL Indonesia
NAB Iran
NMB Turkey
RLM Mercedes-Benz Vietnam
TAW NAW Switzerland
TCC smart
VAG Steyr cross-country vehicles
VF9 EVOBUS France
VS9 EVOBUS Spain
VSA Spain
WD1 Sprinter
WD2 NAFTA Sprinter
WD3 Sprinter
WD4 Sprinter
WD5 NAFTA Sprinter
WD6 Unimog NAFTA
WD7 Unimog NAFTA incomplete
WD9 Sprinter
WDB Germany
WDC M-Class Europe/203/G-Wagon-USA
WDD Germany DaimlerChrysler
WDF Rest of world (ROW)
WEB EVOBUS Mercedes-Benz
WKK EVOBUS Setra
WME smart
 

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