Jaguar XJR-12 poster print


starting at: $ 28

Jaguar XJR-12 fine car artwork by Pete Dials. 

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.



The last teamwork of Tom Walkinshaw in partnership with Jaguar was the XJR-12. This racer was meant to replace the successful Jaguar XJR-9. Just like its predecessor, the new racing car was created capable of racing both in the Group C endurance prototypes and in the IMSA series in the USA. Now our Pete Dials is telling its story with this beautiful Jaguar XJR-12 poster art.

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The Jaguar XJR-12 came around arguably at the pinnacle of the Group C era. Under its sleek body lurked a 7.0 naturally aspirated V12 engine capable of 730 horsepower. It propelled the Jaguar racer up to 219 miles per hour at Le Mans, despite the chicanes introduced on the Mulsanne straight in season 1990. This was the year when XJR-12 became the winning car at 24 Hours of Le Mans, driven by Martin Brundle, John Nielsen and Price Cobb. It relied on the proven V12 engine used for the Jaguar XJR-9 LM, even though the XJR-10 & 12 relied on turbocharged engines. Unfortunately, they were too fragile to handle the load of 24 hours endurance competition.

In 1990 24 Hours of Le Mans, Jaguar XJR-12 covered a distance of 4882.4 km at an average speed of 204.03 km/h with maximum trap speed of 353 km/h. 18 years later, in 2008, the car won the Le Mans Legends competition. But above this all stoods the XJR-12` win at 24 Hours of Daytona in 1990.

Now you can make this beautiful Jaguar XJR-12 poster art yours, thanks to Pete Dials artistic skills and accompanied by the impeccable print quality delivered by Simply Petrol team.


Peter Dials is a full-time Graphic Designer and part-time artist with degrees in Fine Art and Graphic Design.  Peter’s passion for the automobile stretches back to his childhood, with his first word being “car.”  As a child, he was always drawing cars but as he got older his art interests entered the fine arts and abstract painting.  However, his passion for automobiles and racing never left.  He was fortunate enough to grow up near the iconic Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course where he was able to get up-close and personal with race cars that fueled his passion.  He now spends his time at Mid-Ohio tracking his own car when the opportunity arises.

Peter has now returned to “drawing” cars stemming from his passion in racing and his interest in the graphic design of racing liveries.  His focus has been on creating illustrations of iconic liveries and the cars they were applied to.  Peter focuses on the shape, lines, colors, and shadows to create a clean and simplistic but eye-catching illustration.  Peter also creates detailed illustrations of whatever car inspires him at the time.


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Additional information


Large – 27.6 x 39.4 inches | 70 x 100 cm, Medium – 19.7 x 27.6 inches | 50 x 70 cm, Mini – 8.4 x 11.8 inches | 21,4 x 30 cm, Small – 14.5 x 19.7 inches | 36,8 x 50 cm, X-Large – 40 x 55 inches | 100 x 140 cm

Your art print

1. Framing

A frame is not included. Your #finecarart print deserves frame of its own that fits best to the environment you`d like to place it.

2. Shipping

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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.

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