A family in Illinois gifted their patriarch the car he had been dreaming about for decades last week, even though he won't be able to drive it himself. Of course the family filmed the touching encounter. A man affectionately known as 'Pop Pop" was surprised with a Mercedes 450 SL -- one formerly owned by model and actress Christie Brinkley no less.

At first, Pop Pop assumes the car is for his granddaughter's birthday. When his family reveals the beautifully restored classic Benz he was overcome with emotion. A voice off camera noted that Pop Pop wouldn't be able to drive it, but the family would ferry him around town in his new classic Benz. We love a good dream car story. Like when this son got his dad a '57 Chevy Bel Air for his 57th birthday. Or when this man got his mom her dream car, a 1973 Saab 99. You don't have to be a parent or grandparent to appreciate a good gift car though. This girl burst into tears when she found out the DeLorean her dad was photographing moments before was actually coming home with them.

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