Our family-run business has been proudly restoring, repairing, maintaining and servicing classic Mercedes-Benz vehicles since 1976. Design and technology are our passion. We have known many of the vehicles since they first appeared on the market as new cars and have spent the past 40 years helping owners to maintain the desirability and increase the value of their classic Mercedes-Benz vehicles.
Our mission is to provide years of driving and ownership pleasure from a unique automotive design that aims for engineering perfection.
We have devoted many decades to achieving our vision. Thanks to our in-house upholstery shop and parts production facility, nothing is impossible – even if it’s no longer available through the usual channels. We supply anything from a perfectly overhauled carburettor to an authentic leather interior – all under one roof. Custom-made products are nothing unusual for us.
The company was very small back then and the workshop was located at the heart of a quiet residential area in Trudering. Today, Kreillerstrasse is one of the busiest streets in Munich.
Fritz Wallner was simply following his heart at the time. He took on a filling station with a workshop attached and turned it into a world-renowned specialist workshop for classic Mercedes-Benz vehicles that, forty years later, remains a byword for perfection, experience and passion.
In 2016, his son-in-law Dipl. Ing. Rouven Genz took over the family business, bringing with him his experience of working for the largest German carmakers. In order to offer customers a full range of services, he decided to add a sales showroom for classic Mercedes vehicles. Today, the entire Wallner/Genz family works closely together, each family member an expert in their own field. Their knowledge is carefully passed on, preserved and adjusted to take account of new developments. Their passion for the automobile extends to their private lives and they frequently take part in rallies, runs and events in their own vehicles.
The 190 SL has always impressed us greatly and no more so than today. We’ve known them since they first appeared on the roads in 1955. When the 190 SL Club was founded in Germany in 1989, Fritz Wallner became its technical advisor and he has maintained a close relationship with the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center in Fellbach over decades until the present day. WALLNER Classic is pleased to be able to contribute its technical expertise to the preservation of the marque’s cultural heritage. Customers, car enthusiasts and industry experts appreciate our inexhaustible know-how and the countless tips, hints and improvements that we continue to publish. We write a quarterly report, which is published in the 190 SL Revue.
In addition to the 190SL, other Mercedes-Benz classics are of course always welcome. As a family business, we feel a connection to all who share in our passion for these vehicles.
“We see ourselves as fellow-travellers who would like to help you on your way to owning and maintaining your dream car.” That is how Rouven Genz described the trust-based relationship between WALLNER Classic and their customers.
The scope of the relationship can vary at any time depending on the customer’s particular needs, whether it’s an inquiry for spare parts, a partial restoration, a complete restoration, a sale or purchase, a service or a repair.
Our company is registered with the Bavarian Chamber of Commerce and certified by the Motoring Guild of Upper Bavaria as a specialist workshop for historical vehicles.
We look forward to seeing you and your treasured possession.