Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.3-16 record car.

  • Legend 7: Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.3-16 record car

  • Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.3-16 record car.

    To demonstrate the reliability of the new four-valve engine, this Mercedes-Benz 190 E.3-16 covered 50,000 kilometres (31,075 miles) in nine days at an average speed of 154.1 mph in Nardò, Italy – with stops only for refuelling and driver changes. The record run was staged immediately before the 1983 Frankfurt International Motor Show at which Mercedes-Benz presented the production version of the car with sixteen-valve engine.

     

    • Cylinders 4
    • Displacement 140 cu in
    • Output 136 kW
    • at engine speed 6200/min
    • Top speed 162 mph

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