Water Colour Wash Print
A Limited Edition of 50 individual water colour sketches on a print of the original artwork of the cars featured in the MaCarArt Outline Series Tee Shirts.
Produced on high quality white water colour paper, each of the 50 pieces is a unique and original work hand painted, signed and numbered by the artist.
These limited edition works include a story card with detailed information of the car featured in the artwork.
They are suitable for framing in all standard size A4 frames.
The Mercedes-Benz W125 was the ultimate among the 750kg Formula Grand Prix cars which were raced from 1934 to 1937. It was one of the most powerful Grand Prix cars ever raced.
Designed by Max Wagner and Rudolf Uhlenhaut, the Mercedes-Benz W125 dominated Grand Prix events in 1937 driven by some of the legends of the sport: Rudolf Caracciola, Richard Seaman, Hermann Lang, Max von Brauchitsch and Christian Kautz as well as some aspiring reserve driving talent.
The W125 featured the in-line 8 cylinder M125 engine with 2 inlet and 2 outlet valves per cylinder. The capacity was 5,660cc and vertical Roots type Supercharging was also incorporated. Maximum bhp was 646 at 5,800rpm.
A chassis built on two, rigid tubular side members, independent front suspension with upper and lower wishbones and coil springs, and a rear suspension with de Dion layout with longitudinal torsion bars were incorporated.
The Mercedes-Benz W125 competed in thirteen events during 1937 beginning at the Tripoli GP on May 9th with a win by Hermann Lang and ending at Donington Park on October 2nd with a second place for von Brauchitsch and third place for Caracciola.
Altogether in 1937 Mercedes-Benz W125’s made 46 starts with 35 finishes including 6 wins, 9 second places and 6 thirds.