For shop owners like Mike Ngo of Eurowise in North Carolina, there are clients that keep the doors open, and clients that make the business worth running. Few shop owners, if any, dream of oil changes and timing belt jobs; instead, it’s jobs like those that keep the bills paid and the techs from starving.
The design of the Mercedes Benz W108 line is one that has aged like a fine wine. As years go by, some car designs begin to look dated and they lose the charm they once had. Styling cues that followed the trends of the decade and spoke to the consumer market are replaced by the next hot thing and become less relevant. Amidst the flippant trends are designs that transcend and reach an iconic level and age with a certain elegance.
Photos by Travis Cuykendall
Now I know what you’re thinking: With a title like that, what we’ve got here is a pair of cars owned by father and son. That’s where you’d be wrong though. What we have here is John Zuberek’s 1966 250S Benz and his E30 M3. So why “Like Father, Like Son?” Well, let’s just say the apple doesn’t fall from the tree.
We all become automotive enthusiasts in our own way.