Original parts carry the mercedes star on them,they are usually better quality, and the fit on the original parts is always better. Aftermarket parts are less costly, may require a little modification for a perfect and are not usually made in germany(mostly Italy).
1987 mercedes 300E
1995 e320 conversion(hated the 300e grill)
Monochromatic Paint (Custom Blue)
Flat Badged (front)
custom "carbon fiber" console
18 inch HP EVO rims
Sold! Now I drive a Monte Carlo SS