The Mercedes-Benz Imaginative and prescient One-Eleven not too long ago debuted at Mercedes-Benz’s Worldwide Design Heart in Carlsbad, California. The supercar silhouette combines a extremely dynamic design language with modern all-electric powertrain expertise, turning into the primary of its Twenty first-century model.
Impressed by the custom of the legendary C 111 experimental autos from the Nineteen Sixties and 70s, “our all-electric imaginative and prescient present automobile is the modern-day interpretation of the C 111, which was avant-garde on the time. The ingredient of shock comes from its exceptionally clear, purist, and, on the similar time, extraordinarily muscular proportions. This iconic readability can also be mirrored within the inside. The equally sensual however minimalist design language stands for ICONIC LUXURY by Mercedes-Benz,” stated Gorden Wagener, Chief Design Officer, Mercedes-Benz Group AG.
Its exterior is a sporty interpretation of the One-Bow design with high-tech references because the “Mercedes-Benz Imaginative and prescient One-Eleven combines breathtaking design with groundbreaking powertrain expertise,” stated Markus Schäfer, Member of the Board of Administration of Mercedes-Benz Group AG, Chief Expertise Officer. From the low-slung entrance finish to the muscular hindquarters and facet view flush-fit gullwing doorways and the facet home windows, the 46-inch-high car silhouette presents an especially sculptural really feel.
The automobile pays homage to the distinctive coloration of the C 111 with out adopting it one-to-one, with the deep orange paintwork tinged with a touch of copper. Its front-end design boasts a high-tech look, whereas its rear-end design combines aerodynamic options and digital components.
Its inside fuses a lounge-like really feel with tremendous sports activities automobile minimalism, making it the primary sports activities automobile inside with a lounge idea. The automobile has a race mode providing a minimalist driving machine, whereas lounge mode presents a brand new exceptionally ethereal spatial idea. Its dashboard is made out of 100% recycled polyester, whereas its sustainably processed leather-based was tanned utilizing espresso bean husks.
The Mercedes-Benz Imaginative and prescient One-Eleven makes use of an especially highly effective and extremely environment friendly axial-flux motor developed by electrical motor specialist YASA, providing a “motorsport-like energy output from a significantly smaller bundle,” stated Schäfer. Together with improved efficiency, the axial-flux motors are considerably lighter and extra compact. Nonetheless, they will supply extra energy than radial-flux motors in different electrical automobiles.
The brand new battery idea options high-performance liquid-cooled cylindrical cells with novel cell chemistry that with “Components-1 impressed cell chemistry, the Mercedes-Benz Imaginative and prescient One-Eleven is yet one more proof level for the broad efficiency spectrum encompassed by our four-pronged growth technique for electrical drive,” stated Schäfer.
Mercedes-Benz can also be launching the “LIMITED EDITION 1 OF 111” assortment, together with a weekender bag, aviator sun shades, a modern-fit hoodie, an orange cotton cap, and an iPhone 14 Professional cowl. The objects within the “LIMITED EDITION 1 OF 111” assortment can be obtainable from August 2023 at www.1of111.com.