Staff, 2022-12-12 12:00:00,
When we or – for that matter – anyone hears of a big engine in a small car, people go berserk. It’s a lethal blend that might seem ridiculous to some, but it’s what gets the pulse racing for most enthusiasts.
This unique build you see might look like a regular 190E to you, but wait until you know what’s lurking beneath the old-school Mercedes-Benz body shell. The chassis and powertrain have been taken from a modern Mercedes C63 AMG sedan, and maybe, this is more fun than the iconic Evolution models from Mercedes-Benz.
An engine swap, it may seem like initially, but, it certainly is not! The AMG V8 engine is the talking point, but there’s more. Removing all the running gear from one car, and plonking it into another without messing with the engine’s true character is a challenge, and Piper Motorsport seems to have aced it meticulously with its recent custom build, the Frankenstein Benz.
A Mercedes-Benz 190E Body On A Modern C63 AMG Chassis Is Just Ridiculous
This Mercedes-Benz 190E body on a modern C63 AMG chassis is just ridiculous because it features the engine, gearbox, suspension, brakes, fire wall, dashboard, the whole driveline, and electronics, plus the floor pan of the modern AMG.
The donor car was featured on Piper Motorsport’s Facebook page five years ago, but the build has finally been finished recently. That seems like a long wait for someone…
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