Who raced this Mercedes 190E 2.3-16? I dunno, some joker.
Here’s the tale of Luke, his imported 1986 Mercedes-Benz 190E 2.0 and some weird German stuff like a headlight level thumbwheel.
With most automakers, a claim that one of their cars was able to drive 31,000 miles in eight days with no breakdowns, at an average speed of 154 miles per hour... well, you'd probably call bullshit. But when Mercedes-Benz makes a claim like that, folks tend to believe it (especially back in the 80s, when this ad was…