Two car enthusiasts own some very rare Mercedes models, including Mercedes CLK DTM Cabrio, Mercedes 300 SL and Mercedes 190 E 2.5-16 Evo II that are permanently on display in their DRVN Coffee cafe in Abu Dhabi.
There are many cafes and restaurants in the world that belong to car enthusiasts and in which they exhibit their collection cars. But one of them caught our attention in a special way. This is the DRVN Coffee located in the embassy district of Abu Dhabi. Owned by a local business man Rashed and a Ukrainian expat Dmitri, DVRN Coffee in Abu Dhabi is a unique concept.
The cafe is located in the area of luxury car dealers in Abu Dhabi and is an ode to the car by the two owners who exhibit on the two floors of the cafe some very rare models.
Among them are three Mercedes models: Mercedes CLK DTM Cabrio, 300 SL and 190E 2.5-16 Evo II. The Mercedes CLK DTM Cabrio is one of only 100 built to celebrate the 2003 DTM victory. The cabrio street version of the DTM car has a 5.4-liter supercharged V8 engine with 582 HP.
Mercedes 190 E 2.5-16 Evo II is the second evolution of the sporty version of the 190 E, being presented at the Geneva Motor Show in 1990. Under the hood is a 2.5-liter aspirated engine that develops 235 hp at 7200 rpm and a maximum torque of 245 Nm at 5000 rpm. The Evo II has a radical body kit with a large adjustable rear wing, a rear window spoiler and the Evo II 17 inch alloy wheels. Only 502 units were built.
Mercedes 300 SL Flugelturer is one of the models that can not be missing from any collection and prices start at about 1 million euros. It was built in only 1400 units between 1954 and 1957 and rarer are the units with aluminum body. It was the first model with a direct injection engine.
The cafe offers a very familiar atmosphere. Admiring these superb cars you can serve an authentic Neapolitan pizza or a fine coffee. DVRN Coffee is known for its special coffee because the team roast here their own beans in house and source the finest coffee from the best farms in the world – Ethiopia, Costa Rica, Panama, Honduras and Brazil.