Amongst other things, it is characterised by more efficient and lower emission engines in the OM 600 family and improved aerodynamics.
The 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution is presented at the 1989 Geneva Motor Show. Its four-valve engine attains 143 kW (195 PS).
The body modifications include a prominent, flat front spoiler, an enlarged rear aerofoil and larger, prominently flared wheel arches. Within three months, 502 of these vehicles were produced painted in “metallic blue black”.