A star of the ‘90s. This high-performance sports saloon laid the foundation for the successful Mercedes-Benz DTM touring race cars of the 1990s. 190 Evo II’s have shown a 5-year compound annual growth rate of 13.9%*.
This particular Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.5-16 Evo II is a beautiful original article. The valuation of €240.000 was certified by an independent appraiser. Over the last year the average auction sales price for all 190 Evo II’s stands at €293,500.
Over the past 5 years, the 190 Evo II has shown an impressive compound annual growth rate of 13.9%. This is based on an average sales price in 2018 of €153,000, which is calculated from all available data points from auctions and private sales, and the current average sales price of €293,500.
At the beginning of the 90s, Mercedes-Benz built only 502 units of the 190E 2.5-16 Evo II. This rarity, coupled with the sports car’s exclusive configuration, makes it a particularly coveted classic. Evolution II’s in a similar condition have sold for more than €250,000 over the past year.
In 1990, Mercedes-Benz launched the 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II from the 201 model series. The high-performance sports saloon was the road-legal version of the DTM touring race car of the same name.
Mercedes built only 502 examples of the sports sedan. All 500 units sold before they even hit the showrooms. The two remaining rare silver models are in the Mercedes Museum. With limited examples, its rarity means they seldom appear in auctions. The 190E Evo II has become much sought after, and prices in recent years have skyrocketed.
This 190 Evo II is regularly maintained and stored in a secure location in Germany.
190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II
This particular 190E 2.5-16 Evolution II is in an unrestored, well-preserved original condition.
Grade 2 condition
Bremen and Sindelfingen, Germany
Peter Pfeiffer, Bruno Sacco
2.5-liter 16V, M102 E 25/2 Inline-4
173.0 kw / 232 bhp @ 7200 rpm