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HWA to construct fashionable homage to the Mercedes 190 E Evo II

HWA to construct fashionable homage to the Mercedes 190 E Evo II


Authentic examples of the Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II homologation particular of the early Nineteen Nineties can fetch greater than half one million {dollars} right this moment at public sale, however HWA desires to construct a contemporary homage that may price much more. Way more.

The German motorsports and engineering outfit based by one of many founders of AMG final week revealed the primary particulars on the mission. Dubbed the HWA Evo, every new automobile can be based mostly on donor 190E chassis (possible run-of-the-mill fashions) and value 714,000 euros (roughly $780,000).

HWA plans to construct 100 items and targets a begin of deliveries in late 2025. One other motorsports and engineering firm, Prodrive, revealed an identical mission earlier this 12 months linked to the Subaru Impreza 22B STI.

HWA stated it’s working with an organization known as Curated to market the automobiles. Curated is a U.S. firm specializing within the sale and restoration of traditional automobiles from the Seventies as much as the early 2000s.

1990 Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II

1990 Mercedes-Benz 190 E 2.5-16 Evolution II

The unique 190 E Evo II and earlier Evo have been constructed to fulfill homologation guidelines for DTM, and featured Cosworth-developed 2.5-liter inline-4 engines, together with chassis and aerodynamic upgrades just like these on the precise race automobiles. A complete 502 items have been constructed of every model, making them among the many rarest of contemporary Mercedes automobiles.

Teaser sketches of the HWA Evo present a design that intently resembles the 190 E Evo II. Nevertheless, HWA would not plan to construct replicas. As an alternative, the corporate will use fashionable expertise for the powertrain, chassis, brakes, aerodynamics, and maybe most significantly, security.

No technical particulars have been revealed because the specs are nonetheless being finalized.

HWA’s announcement of the HWA Evo mission marks the corporate’s twenty fifth anniversary this 12 months. HWA was based by Hans Werner Aufrecht, one of many co-founders of AMG, who began the corporate to proceed his deal with motorsports after promoting his stake in AMG to Mercedes in 1998. Mercedes ultimately acquired all of AMG the next 12 months. Numerous tasks HWA has been concerned with embody DTM, Formulation 3, and Formulation E racing; manufacturing of CLK GTR homologation specials; and engine improvement for the Pagani Huayra R monitor automobile.



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