Mercedes-Benz 190 (W201)

Magazine road tests and mentions

CAR Magazine, June 1979

CAR Magazine, June 1979

Caught! Merc's new flyweight

Our scoop cameras uncover the new baby Mercedes, a Cortina-sized car just approved for launch in '82/83

CAR Magazine, August 1980

CAR Magazine, August 1980

Scoop : Merc stay RWD for '81 baby

CAR Magazine, April 1981

CAR Magazine, April 1981

Scoop! '83 Baby Benz

CAR Magazine, May 1982

CAR Magazine, May 1982

Mercedes Benz W201

Snap! We've seen the new small Mercedes again, this time in showroom trim on test in northern Europe. What's more, we've everything from engine outputs to market plans. Read on...

CAR Magazine, January 1983

CAR Magazine, January 1983

Star Turn

Few things are small about the stunning Mercedes 190 - apart from the road area it occupies. The promised limousine ride is a reality, but even more remarkable is the sheer breadth of the car's qualities. Steve Cropley reports from Stuttgart

Car Magazine, October 1983

CAR Magazine, October 1983

Giant Test

Mercedes-Benz 190E v BMW 320i Four-door

CAR Magazine, November 1983

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Shooting Star

Mercedes, basking in the success of their 16-valve 190E 2.3 endurance run, take the 145mph flyer to Hockenheim circuit. Georg Kacher drives it

Auto Performance Magazine, February 1984

Auto Performance Magazine, February 1984

'G' Whizz!

Lorinser 190 by 'G' Series (International) Limited

CAR Magazine, February 1984

CAR Magazine, February 1984

Newcomers : New diesel for the 190

Daimler-Benz are finally launching a new diesel engine - a 2.0 litre for the new small 190. It's good

Fast Lane, August 1985

Fast Lane August 1985

High-powered executives

BMW M535i v Mercedes Benz 190E 2.3-16

Motor Sport, August 1985

Motor Sport Magazine, August 1985

Mercedes Benz 190 E 2.3-16

Right hand drive versions of the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.3-16 are now available though sales will be restricted to 600 cars over the next eighteen months. As most readers will know, this car uses a 2.3 litre injected engine with a dohc 16 valve cylinder head designed and built by Cosworth Engineering. This gives 185bhp at 6,200 rpm and 168 lb/ft torque at 4,500 rpm.

Performance Car, September 1986

Performance Car Magazine, September 1986

Open and shut cases

Thomson and Taylor Mercedes Benz 190 Cabriolet

Fast Lane, September 1989

Fast Lane magazine, Septembe 1989


Mercedes-Benz has developed a convertible 190 which could be on sale in under two years.

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