Known for its safe, fast, comfortable, and luxurious vehicles, the Mercedes Benz never fails their costumers to satisfy the cravings for one of a kind vehicle. From the company that starts more than a century ago, heritage and history are the company's foundation in every creation they made with their cars.
Mercedes Benz produced numerous models which set standards in each class in entered. The technological advancements and environmental concerns are some of Mercedes Benz's achievements and priorities in producing the past, present, and future cars. And not as surprising at it may sound, Mercedes Benz answers probably all the consumers' demand for a true car. They have released the astonishing line of vehicles, each corresponds the level of excellence in their class.
The Mercedes Benz 190 series is one of the examples. The MB 190 series is different from the 190. The Mercedes Benz 190 was released in mid-50s. This model was in line with the 180 and prior to that, the 170. The MB 190 has the extension name SL which was produced up to 1963. It became popular during its time because of its striking feature and undoubtedly new body styling plus the fashionable fins on the rear wings and an overall squarer look.
The 190 series meanwhile was released in the early 80s. It was the first MB small car which rapidly gained popularity as the "Baby Benz." Over the years this compact sports car made several engine and equipment refinements. It first came gasoline-engine and diesel form in the 1980s. It was the least expensive sedan among all the Mercedes. It has the standard 2.3L I4 engine capable of producing 130 horsepower output. During the 90s, the 190 acquired the 2.6-liter 6-cylinder engine, borrowed from the midsize 260E sedan, developed 158 horsepower.
A 5-speed manual transmission was standard; 4-speed automatic optional. The 190 was the sole model that offered with optional transmissions. The last production of the 190 series was in 1993 offering 4 trims: E 2.3, E 2.3 Ltd. Edition which both can produce up to 130 horsepower and 146 pounds-feet of torque, E 2.6, and E 2.6 Ltd. Edition which can reach a higher 158 horsepower and 162 pounds-feet of torque. The 190 series was fast, small, and not as luxurious as the higher model but better compared to cars of its class. The 190 soon became the reference of the future compact Mercedes Benz, the C Class series.