Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution 

  • built in Germany
  • 1989
  • 224 HP 2.5L
 
The only component of the production car that failed to satisfy the DTM racing car designers was the engine - racing engines have to meet some clearly defined requirements, such as a specific bore/stroke ratio.
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At least 500 cars had to be manufactured with the new engine, and so the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution was designed with the M 102 E 25/2 engine which was then further modified for racing.
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Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution

Number built

Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution
502 cars

Horsepower

Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution
224 HP
M5 (E60)
500 HP
Atom V8 500
475 HP

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Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution

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The 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution was powered by the newly designed, high-torque, short-stroke engine, delivering 195 hp, exactly the same power as the engine of the 190 E 2.5-16.
The engine was also available to individual buyers looking for real power under the hood, in the 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution, a road-going version of the sports car.

Specifications Full list of technical specs

general

Brand Mercedes-Benz
Type of car Production car
Year 1989
Highest auction price 1989 Mercedes-Benz 190 E 4D, $8k, April 2005
Number built 502 cars

transmission

Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Gear ratios
  1. 1: 3.25:1
  2. 2: 1.9:1
  3. 3: 1.32:1
  4. 4: 0.98:1
  5. 5: 0.71:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 406/? 203
Rear wheels 406/? 203

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 13.86 lb/hp
Maximum hp 224 HP @ 7,200 RPM
Maximum torque 181 ft-lb @ 5,000 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion

engine

Displacement 2,463 cc
Fuels Gas
Bore/stroke 3.83 in / 3.26 in
Valvetrain DOHC
Valves per cylinder 4 valves

physical dimensions

Curb weight 3,105 lb
Width 67.7 in
Height 52.2 in
Length 178.9 in
Front track width 58.1 in
Wheelbase 104.9 in
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