Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evo II DTM art print


starting at: $ 28

Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evo II DTM art print by Evan DeCiren.

Carefully produced with our giclée process to maximize color accuracy and resolution. At Simply Petrol, we use the highest-quality Hahnemühle fine art paper (315 gsm) with delicate texture and acid-free surface.

Giclée (French for “to spray”) is a printing process where millions of ink droplets are sprayed to saturate the fibers of the watercolor paper, resulting in pure, rich color and remarkable detail.



With the creation of its first compact premium sedan, Mercedes-Benz started to explore options to come back at rallying. Cosworth began to work on such a project, but Audi Quattro incredible performance made it obsolete. Always, there is something good in every dangerous situation. It turned out that this fortuity forced Mercedes-Benz to focus on the race track with its W201. This is how such an epic Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evo II DTM art was born.

In 1984 20 former Nurburgring winners including Jack Brabham, Hans Herrmann, Phil Hill, Denis Hulme, James Hunt, Alan Jones, Niki Lauda, Klaus Ludwig, Stirling Moss, Alain Prost, Keke Rosberg, Jody Scheckter, Ayrton Senna, and John Surtees got 20 newly developed 190 E 2.3-16 cars. The same vehicles driven by the racing legends made an epic show won by Ayrton Senna, then just 24 years old.

Mercedes-Benz_190E-2.5-16_DTM_Evo-2 Tourenwagen

This car became the base of Mercedes-Benz` entrance in DTM and marked the absolute return of the three-point star to motorsports together with the Group C endurance racing. In 1989, the compact Benz sports sedan received a 2.5-liter engine which 16 valve architecture was good enough for 340 hp. The body was lightened in its competition trim due to interior removal and usage of Kevlar body panels for the hood, boot lid and spoiler. Later, the power output was boosted to 373 hp and this version became known as Evo II.

1993 was the last DTM season for Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evo II. Its stellar career is made of 52 victories, next to the last scored by Bernd Schneider in Hockenheimring. Schneider himself will become 5-time DTM champion driving the most successful DTM car ever – Mercedes-Benz C-Class.

Now you can own this piece of motorsports glory turned into Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evo II DTM art created by Evan DeCiren and carefully issued by Simply Petrol.

Evan DeCiren was born and raised in the Italian-speaking region of Switzerland in the humble family of a superbike mechanic. Naturally, he spent a lot of time in the camper of his father team Honda HRC during various competitions across Europe. Evan has developed a great affinity for comic art and since he was a kid, he wanted to be a designer. And succeeded in a spectacular way.

“I was always into comics – starting with the classic “Mickey Mouse” to the “Japanese Manga”. In ’96 when we went with the whole family to spend a month of our summer vacation being guests to a friend of my father who was Honda FCC engineer. The Japanese culture from here on will become an inspiration in my personal growth”, remembers Evan.

His story is also interesting because he has both mechanical and illustrator degrees. Think of him as the guy capable for both fixing and drawing vehicles. Initially, his comics` studies were influenced by the Japan manga comic style but latter he found inspiration in the design works of Mignola, Miller and Risso. They had helped Evan to form his unique and distinctive style.


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Additional information


Large – 39.4 x 28.3 inches | 100 x 72 cm, Medium – 27.6 x 19.7 inches | 70 x 50 cm, Mini – 12 x 8.7 inches | 30,5 x 22 cm, Small – 19.7 x 14.1 inches | 50 x 36 cm, X-Large – 52.4 x 37.4 inches | 133 x 95 cm

Your art print

1. Framing

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3. Packaging

Your #finecarart print will be laid between two sheets of archival paper. They are pH neutral (i.e. between 7 and 8.5) and will therefore have no chemical interaction with any objects it contacts. The #finecarart print will be rolled with the help of a smaller tube and will be packed in a reasonably heavy mailing tube with secure end caps. The tube will be taped around the end caps to ensure a tight seal.

4. Care

In order to preserve this piece of #finecarart at its best, keep the print away from fluorescent lighting and direct sunlight and from areas with high humidity, and at normal room temperature between 18 – 23 °C // 64 – 73 °F.

 : Evan DeCiren
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