Offered by Oldtimer Galerie Toffen | Toffen, Switzerland | October 15, 2022
This car? Big fan. The ZT was one of the last MGs before they were resurrected by a Chinese company. The ZT was the big car, offered as a sedan or wagon. The car was based on the Rover 75, but looks a lot better. V8-powered models received rear-wheel drive.
The wagons were called “ZT-T”, and this particular example is a “190” – meaning it’s powered by a 2.5-liter V6 that was rated at 187 horsepower when new. A manual transmission was the only option on this model. Top speed was 137 mph.
ZT and ZT-T production was not huge. Over five model years, a combined total of 27,000 cars were built. Apparently, only 1,756 of those were 190 wagons. This one is expected to fetch $3,500-$4,500. I’ll take it. Click here for more info.
Offered by Oldtimer Galerie | Toffen, Switzerland | November 28, 2015
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Sports sedans don’t get much cooler than this. This was one of the first really serious performance sedans. And it remains, to this day, one of the best looking. The Mercedes-Benz 190 series was introduced in 1983 and lasted through 1993. There were a couple of different variations of the hot 190, with this being one of the best.
For starters, you can buy a 190 Cosworth for under $10,000. To rival the BMW M3 Evolution, Mercedes introduced the 190 E Evolution in 1989. It’s basically a homologation special for them to take the 190 DTM racing. There were two Evos, with the Evo II being even more extreme. The Evo I uses a tuned version of the 2.5-16 Cosworth’s engine. It’s a 2.5-liter straight-four making 195 horsepower.
Built in 1989 only, there were only 502 Evo I cars built. This one has had three owners and is “in need of a tune up.” It should bring between $36,000-$42,000. Click here for more info and here for more from this auction.