1990 Mercedes-Benz 190 E

Summary

  • Year of manufacture 
    1990
  • Mileage 
    64 154 mi / 103 246 km
  • Car type 
    Other
  • Chassis number 
    WDB2010352F708106
  • Engine number 
    10299020002752
  • Lot number 
    376
  • Drive 
    RHD
  • Condition 
    Used
  • Exterior brand colour 
    Silver
  • Location
  • Exterior colour 
    Other
  • Gearbox 
    Manual

Description

UK-supplied, right-hand drive 190E 2.5-16Vpresented in outstanding conditionOffered with twolarge box-files ofhistory supporting the current mileage of c120,000Presented in sparkling Astral Silver paintwork with virtually unmarked black leather interiorOwned in the 1990's by Stuart Graham, British motorsportlegend, saloon car racer and a TT winner on two wheels and fourA great opportunity to own a fine example of a 'homologation special' from the golden ageof Group A Touring Car racingYou can now book a one to one appointment (up to one hour) to view this lot at our central location between 16th and 30th July. Please contact us on 01926 691 141 to secure your appointment or [email protected] to discuss the car in more detail. The health and safety of both our customers and team remains the utmost priority, we are therefore operating to strict COVID-19 guidelines and full instructions for arrival and inspection protocols will be given when making your appointment.Offered here is a lovely UK supplied 190E 2.5-16v first registered on 17th September 1990. Presenting beautifully in Astral Silver with a virtually unmarked black leather interior, it is clear to see that this example has been well looked after over the years. Accompanying the car are two lever-arch files full of history which detail the maintenance and care this car has received including a complete record of ownership. In the mid-90s, the Mercedes wasowned by British motor racing legend, Stuart Graham, the only man to win anIsle of Man TT on two wheels and four.Forming part of a private collection of interesting sports cars owned by a highly respected client of Silverstone Auctions and only offered due to lack of use,this particular 190E performs as well as it looks.In fact, the car beliesthe total mileage covered of 120,000. Documented within the paperwork was a speedometer change at c50,000 miles, the current reading is 64,165 and the original speedometer forms part of the sale.In summary, thisis a great example of a 'homologation special' from the golden ageof 'Group A' Touring Car racing. Motorsport enthusiasts world-wide have extremely fond memories of watching these mighty Mercedes-Benz racing saloons battle with the nimbleBMW E30 M3 and powerful Ford Sierra Cosworths of the era making a great championship and exciting viewing. A great-looking, collectable, fun to drive car should be on all enthusiast's shopping list but,look no further, as here is a great example very sensibly guided.