Check out the following thread I started about Peter Egan's selection of the 190E 2.6 as being one of his ten favorite cars in the first ten years he started writing for Road and Track magazine:
Peter Egan's "Side Glances" and the 190E 2.6
2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".