Eventually this one had to make an appearance. It’s been a long while since I sat in a W-124 too.
Everything about the W-124 is executed to a high standard. That includes the driver’s ashtray in this quite high-spec version. That said, I recall the Renault 25 and Citroen XM’s as been deeper and wider.
Here’s the tray in the closed position:
The rear passenger ashtray is like this:
This is not so roomy though impeccably constructed. Is it exactly the same size as the predecessor?