Mercedes 190 was buggy. And you knew about it?

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Mercedes 190 was buggy. And you knew about it?

These days its 30th anniversary celebrates probably the most rare variant of the Mercedes-Benz 190. In 1990, the sedan Mercedes turned into an electric car.

In electric cars have turned a few Mercedes 190. They tested the sodium-sulfur and sodium-Nickel-chloride battery. They’re better than lead batteries, but worse than lithium ion (which had not then appeared).

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During the tests one of the electric cars overcame the 100 thousand km 1991 Mercedes 190 electric vehicle revealed at the Geneva motor show – brought back a version with two motors with a total power of 44 BHP and sodium-Nickel-chloride batteries.

In 1992-1996 ten electric Mercedes 190 participated in consumer tests of electric cars. Then the sedan was written off and passed to the more advanced prototypes.