The Legendary 10.000Rpm Judd V8 powered Mercedes 190
One of the most recognizable Monsters ever of the Sport, it´s the Judd V8 powered Mercedes 190 of Reto Meisel, a spaceframed 870Kg machine, making use of a LMP derived Judd engine capable of over 550Hp/10.000Rpm.
Starting its Hillclimb Racing life as a former DTM machine, this 190 was developed gradually over a decade into the spaceframed, bewinged Monster that can be see in the video. The craziest modification performed was certainly swapping a Judd V8 engine originally built to power Sport-Prototypes ready to tackle Le Mans. Now one can only imagine how outrageous it was (and still is..) to see the Classic Mercedes 190 shape and then hearing a 10.000Rpm howling sound reverberating through the Mountains..
A Fan favourite for all these reasons, the big question then is if this Monster will ever return... Is there a possibility to hear this unique symphony once again driven in anger? Only time will tell...
Want to check the best Hillclimb Racing related content daily? Subscribe to our Channel at: