In Monterey, California, late Friday, Mercedes-Benz revealed its newest concept car, EQ Silver Arrow. It is a tribute to the brand's original W 125 racing car, which in 1937 set the record for fastest land-speed car on a public road by traveling almost 270 miles per hour. This album was only broken late last year by Koenigsegg Agera.
The electric seat relies on a long list of memorable concepts that Mercedes shows each year in advance of Pebble Beach Concours décor on Sunday. None of them will achieve anything near production, but design chief Gorden Wagener says that they are useful to illustrate how the brand's future will look like a vehicle.
As the name suggests, it is extremely tall and thin. The car is more than 1
If EQ Silver Arrow was to be manufactured for sale, Wagener said it would have a power of 738 hp thanks to a thin rechargeable battery of about 80 kWh and a driving range of more than 250 miles.
Porsche, Ferrari and Mercedes-Benz: The futuristic and fancy cars in the Geneva Motor Show
Supercars of the Future
15. March 2018
The current 2018 Geneva Motor Show is the first major European car show this year. Car manufacturers pulled out all the stops to showcase their newest and largest.
From Ferrari to McLaren and Aston Martin to Mercedes, Geneva is packed with next generation exotic. In addition, there are a number of production-ready models from mass market expertise. Car manufacturers around the world ensure that the future of the supercar does not stop at gas stations.
Here is a closer look at the eight coolest cars on the show: