Mercedes Electric Silver Arrow Concept To Debut At Pebble Beach

Mercedes recently held a design showcase and Wards Auto is reporting the automaker used the event to reveal plans to introduce a new concept at the Pebble Beach Concourse d’Elegance next month.

Previewed by the Aesthetics Progressive Luxury sculpture, the concept has been dubbed the “Electric Silver Arrow” and will draw inspiration from iconic racing cars from the 1930s. Little else is known about the concept but the sculpture suggests the model will be a single-seater with an open cockpit. We can also expect a long hood, a massive vertical fin and an aerodynamic rear end.

The publication says the concept has been designed to promote the EQ sub-brand and will feature an electric powertrain. Performance is said to be similar to the W125 which set a flying mile average speed of 432.6 km/h (268.7 mph) back in 1938.

 

 

In order to achieve this impressive performance, the concept will be far more powerful than the SLS AMG E-Cell. That particular model had four electric motors which produced a combined maximum output of 740 hp (552 kW) and 737 lb-ft (1,000 Nm) of torque. This enabled the SLS to rocket from 0-100 km/h (0-62 mph) in 3.9 seconds, hit a limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph) and travel around 250 km (155 miles) on a single charge.

While the concept will be a one-off, its powertrain could become a familiar sight as official suggested it could hint at a Mercedes-AMG EQ model.
There’s no word on specifics but ten new models will be launched under the EQ brand between now and 2022. The EQC will be the first and it promises to be an “absolute milestone in terms of power, sportiness, safety and utility value.”

 

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  • Bash

    Looking cool! Now this has true heritage, not that concept the infinity did awhile ago.

  • Six Thousand Times

    Might be brilliant.

  • fabri99

    Looking forward to this.

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