No 6. 1983 190E Cosworth
|Class||Compact executive car|
|Price range||Around $50,000 today|
Built by Mercedes to compete in off-road rallies, the Cosworth 190E is a 300-plus horsepower AMG sedan that set three world speed records in the following years of its production, recording a combined average speed of 247.94 km/h over the 50,000 km endurance test.
Here is a discovery special on the Cosworth:
No 5. 1937 540 K Special
|Price range||$6 million at auction!|
At the time, the fastest and the most powerful car on the road, the 540 K was a leap ahead of the competition with a massive 180 horsepower. The car was designed for cruising on the autobahn at high speeds and not for tight curvy streets with its enormous nose and high front-end weight.