|Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5 - 16 Evolution II '91|
|Appears in||Gran Turismo 4|
Gran Turismo PSP
Gran Turismo 5
Gran Turismo 6
|Type in GT5||ST|
|Interior in GT6||Simple|
|Max Power||223 BHP|
|Performance Points||410 PP|
|Weight||1,340 kilograms (3,000 lb)|
|Power/Weight Ratio||6.01 kg (13.2 lb) per horsepower|
"The 190E evolution model which marked the return of Mercedes."
In the early 1980s, Mercedes-Benz decided to return to racing after a long absence from motorsports. The car it developed was the 190E 2.3-16, a sporting model based on the company's 190 series.
The highlight of this car was its engine, based on a 2.3-liter SOHC inline-4 that Mercedes already had in production. A 16-valve DOHC head was developed and the engine was tuned by Cosworth; a race engine builder of note and famous for its Formula 1 power plants. The resulting engine boasted 182 HP and 167.0 ft-lb of torque.
The 190E 2.3-16 with the Cosworth-honed engine began racing in the Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft - better known around the world as DTM - in 1986. By 1988 the car had evolved into the 190E 2.5-16, giving it a larger displacement engine in the hopes of defeating BMW's M3. This 2.5-liter engine could now make it up to 197 HP. A DTM homologation model, known as the 190E 2.5-16 Evolution, entered limited production in 1989.
A year later, M-B released the ultimate 2.5-16: the 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II. On looks alone, the Evolution II looked like a potent machine. Large, bulging fenders added at all four corners to accommodate the wide 245/40ZR-17 tires, and the trunk now sported a giant wing so large it overhung the rear end.
Only 500 of these 235-ps road cars were ever produced. And the car experienced much success in the DTM in 1992, just as expected.
This car can be purchased for 67,910 Credits. It is a simplified car. Like in GT5, this car is only available in Blue Black.
As a Standard car, the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5 - 16 Evolution II '91 can be purchased from the Used Car Dealership for 55,903 Credits. Alternatively, this car can be obtained by getting all silver in the Intermediate level of the AMG Driving Academy. It is a Level 2 car. Like in GTPSP, this car is only available in Blue Black.
This car can be purchased for 67,910 Credits. Like in GT4, this car is only available in Blue Black.
This car can be bought at the Mercedes-Benz Legendary Cars Dealership for 67,910 Credits. It is only available in Blue Black.