For Sale: Mercedes 190E with a Supercharged M111 Inline-Four

Mercedes 190E with a supercharged M111 inline-four

This 1990 Mercedes 190E (W201) is for sale in Łagiewniki-Borek Fałęcki, Poland for 130,000 PLN or about $34,528. We first discovered the car earlier this year when the builder Tuning Kingz unveiled it after two years of hard work. Under the hood sits a supercharged 2.3 L M111 inline-four from a Mercedes 230 Kompressor (W202) … Read more

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1984 Mercedes 190E with a Turbo LSx V8

1984 Mercedes 190E with a turbo LSx V8

This 1984 Mercedes 190E (W201) was built by Rodney Nichols in Tennessee. The German sedan no longer sports the factory inline-four and now has an all-aluminum 5.3 L L33 V8 from a 2009 Chevy truck and 70 mm turbocharger. The V8 makes 505 horsepower on 18 psi of boost and 93 octane. So far the … Read more

Mercedes 190E with a Turbo M119 V8

Mercedes 190E with a Turbo M119 V8

This Mercedes 190E sedan was built to drift by Dyno Channel in Sweden uing an assortment of BMW and Mercedes parts. The team started by reinforcing the chassis, installed a turbocharged 2.8 L BMW M52TUB28 inline-six, and E46 front subframe and suspension. Last year they replaced the BMW inline-six with a turbocharged 5.0 L Mercedes … Read more

Frankenbenz Update 3

Mercedes 190E on a C63 AMG chassis with a M156 V8

Piper Motorsport posted new photos celebrating an important milestone for their Frakenbenz project. In our last update we saw tape protecting freshly painted panels while the project was in final assembly. The wait is over and we finally gets to see the project in all its glory sitting on custom fifteen52 wheels. Hopefully we will … Read more

Frankenbenz Update 2

Mercedes 190E on a C63 AMG chassis

It’s very exciting to watch the progress Piper Motorsport is making with their Frakenbenz project. Since our last update the company installed the new custom wheels from fifteen52. These will hold 235/40R18 tires in front and 275/35R18 tires in back. They also installed a rear mounted water cooler for the supercharger on the 6.2 L … Read more

Frankenbenz Update

Mercedes 190E on a C63 AMG chassis

We first shared Piper Motorsport‘s amazing Frankenbenz project in 2015. The project’s lofty goal was wrap a Mercedes 190E body around a C63 AMG chassis. Thus giving the classic sedan AMG’s amazing 6.2 L M156 V8, SpeedShift seven-speed transmission, suspension, brakes, and electronics. The company recently installed a supercharger, finished body/paint and is working on … Read more