Mercedes Benz 190 (W201) - The complete Story
The W201 was a compact saloon designed to address both concerns about fuel economy generated by the first oil crisis in the 1970s and competition for sales from the BMW 3 Series.
Many doubted that Mercedes could deliver a compact car whilst retaining their traditional qualities. But the W201 soon won them over. For here was a car that was a real Mercedes in the tradition of the time - it was just smaller.
this book features:
The reasons behind the need to build a new compact saloon in the 1980s
The styling, engineering and specification changes introduced over the lifetime of the model
Full technical specifications, including paint and interior trim choices
A chapter on the special US variants
Production tables and vehicle number sequences
The story of Mercedes' long and exciting struggle to win the German Touring Car Championship with the 190
A chapter on buying and owning a 201-series Mercedes
(PUB 07/2020, Autor:James Taylor, Idioma: Inglês, 176 págs, capa dura, 26X21 cms, 233 fotos)