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Audi Auto Union 1938 Silver Arrow Race Car in NYC

The 1938 Auto Union Silver Arrow made its run down Park Avenue to the new Audi Forum. Due to a flooded engine it did not make its run with the new R8 and R10 TDI race car. But it sure sounds great in real life.


 


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Racing the Silver Arrows of Zwickeau
Sleek, aerodynamic racecars driven by daring young men captivated the world of motorsports in the 1930's. At the top of the heap were the cars of Auto Union and Mercedes-Benz. Their futuristic machines dominated the tracks of Europe and transformed what the world thought a racer should be. Unfortunately, their exploits were pushed off the stage by World War Two. We are now just rediscovering the stories of the legendary cars called the Silver Arrows. This film produced by Audi in 1992 takes a look at the cars and drivers of Auto Union. Their most famous driver, Bernd Rosemeyer had been a motorcycle racer for the DKW team, which was part of Auto Union. His natural talent was spotted as he effortlessly won races. They decided to give him a test drive. He was absolutely brilliant. SA5





Racing The Silver Arrows Part 1





Goodwood Revival Silver Arrows Demonstration 15 - 09 - 12 Auto Union Mercedes Benz
Edited highlights (the bits when they went past) of the Saturday demonstration runs from Auto Union and Mercedes Benz.





Michael Schumacher & Nico Rosberg each driving the legendary Mercedes Silver Arrow W196
To thank fans for their incredible support, Nico Rosberg will be performing demo laps in the race-winning Silver Arrow driven by Juan Manuel Fangio in the 1955 season. Team-mate Michael Schumacher also entertained the crowd with demo laps in the 2011 Formula 1 Silver Arrow. MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS driver Nico Rosberg's first Formula 1 win in the Chinese Grand Prix was also the first for a works Silver Arrow since the 1955 Italian Grand Prix. The victory in Shanghai came precisely 20,671 days after five-time Formula 1 champion Juan Manuel Fangio won the world championship at Monza in his Mercedes-Benz W196. In the 55 years between 1955 and 2010, there was no such thing as a thoroughbred works Silver Arrow in Formula 1. Rosberg's win came in the 41st Grand Prix of the new era. This will be Rosberg's second visit to the DTM season opener at Hockenheim: last year, he volunteered his services as a DTM 'taxi driver' at the wheel of the THOMAS SABO AMG Mercedes C Class. Rosberg's involvement in last season's DTM extended to the first ever Show Event in Munich: on that occasion, he drove a Formula 1 Silver Arrow around the temporary circuit in the Olympic Stadium. Nico will not be the only prominent guest at Hockenheim; his MERCEDES AMG PETRONAS team-mate Michael Schumacher is also keen to be present for the opening race of the world's most popular touring car series and will be in Hockenheim on Sunday 29th April. Like Rosberg, the seven-time Formula 1 champion will be bringing a Silver Arrow to the event, namely the 2011 MGP W02 in which he will complete a sequence of demonstration laps. Nico Rosberg: "I have great memories of the DTM. The earliest date back to when my father was still racing. Then I started competing in the various junior classes that are staged as part of the DTM race weekend as I started out on my own motorsport career. A lot has happened in the meantime, and the highlight so far was obviously my win in China one week ago. I am absolutely delighted to be returning to Hockenheim as a Grand Prix winner. Last year, I was able to drive a classic Silver Arrow on the famous Nürburgring Nordschleife, so now I'm really looking forward to climbing into the cockpit of Juan Manuel Fangio's phenomenal W196 streamliner from Monza in 1955 and driving a few laps at Hockenheim. It means a lot to me that we have written a new chapter in the wonderful history of Mercedes in motorsport -- and that there is plenty more still to come." Michael Schumacher: "After a busy start to the Formula 1 season with four flyaway races in succession, it will be nice to come back to Germany for the DTM season opener at Hockenheim on Sunday. I'm especially looking forward to the chance to give the fans a taste of a Formula 1 Silver Arrow in action. This will be my first visit to a DTM race in 20 years, and I hope that my brother and his fellow Mercedes-Benz drivers will get their season off to a great start." Norbert Haug, Vice-President Mercedes-Benz Motorsport: "DTM begins a new era this weekend in Hockenheim, with a brand-new and exciting generation of cars. To mark the occasion, we wanted to give the spectators at the circuit something extra, and both our F1 drivers were immediately right behind the idea. Following his victory at the Chinese Grand Prix ten days ago, Nico Rosberg will complete demonstration laps in the Silver Arrow W 196 streamliner, with which Juan Manuel Fangio won at Monza in 1955. On Sunday, just before the start of the race, Michael Schumacher will complete a demonstration run in last year's F1 Silver Arrow. (C) Melcedes GP Petronas Formula One. F1ドイツGPを前に、ミハエル・シューマッハとニコ・ロ ベルグが、ニュルブルクリングノルドシェライフでシ バー アロー「メルセデス・ベンツ W196」をドライブしました。





Auto Union Race Cars
On sept. 11th 2004 audi came back to their roots. Back to the place of birth of the legendary Auto Union racecars. To a city called Zwickau. So i had the chance to film these beautiful cars which were born in the same city like me. ;) Enjoy the incredible sound of these monsters. Type A (no number) - Driver: The Stig??? Type C (number 5) - Driver: Tom Kristensen Type D (number 4) - Driver: Martin Tomczyk Edit March 2010: found a great wallpaper of this event. http://www.seriouswheels.com/pics-abc/Auto-Union-Type-D-Type-C-and-Type-A-1 600x1200.jpg





Ausfahrt DKW 3=6 F93, Auto Union
Baujahr 1959, ist längere Zeit nicht gefahren, waren uns nicht sicher, ob die Batterie überhaupt noch funktionierte.





Definitive Auto Union V16 C Type engine warm up - Goodwood Revival 2012 - Silver Arrows
Full warm up from atop my stilts from the Silver Arrows garages at the Goodwood Revival meeting. See them in action here http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bIJZVhOfQs It gets no better. By the way, negative comments will be removed... don't waste your time, the only reason you are here is because you are interested.





2011 Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow Concept
For the 2011 Los Angeles Design Challenge, which was seeking to find the most spectacular new film car for Hollywood, the designers from the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studios in Sindelfingen (Germany) and Carlsbad (USA), have joined the ranks of the screen-writers. The designers at the Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design Studio in Carlsbad, California have created a Hollywood-style homage for Mercedes-Benz to 125 years of innovation in automotive technology and design. The leading roles are played by two high-tech characters which have been instrumental in reconciling safety and stylish design in automobiles: the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow cult racing car and crash test dummies. The film "Silver Lightning" is set in the near future, in an age of artificial intelligence. Two crash test dummies by the names of Hans05 and Franz02 take on evil ruler Dr. Crash-Barrier to save their beloved Mercedes Silver Arrow. They engage in an action-packed, nerve-jangling duel with the ruthless battering ram before finally outfoxing him. The Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow Concept is a low-lying sculpture on wheels. A feat of technical innovation is the diagonal, hubless roller which allows steering in all directions. The futuristic Silver Arrow's proportions are reminiscent of the legendary sports car from the late 1930s and the Uhlenhaut SLR from the 1950s.





Silver Arrow warming up, LOUD engine sound, W165 Mercedes
Goodwood Festival of Speed 2011, a W165 Mercedes silver arrow warming up. Chassis 449547 was the second of the two W165s completed for the 1939 Tripoli Grand Prix. It was considered the slower of the two cars and Lang was sent out in it with an unfavourable strategy. He nevertheless dominated the race and if he had wanted, he could have lapped his 'team leader' in the closing stages. As mentioned the car was only tested and demonstrated after its debut victory. It remained dormant for over fifty years and is still only very rarely seen outside of Stuttgart. Celebrating the 75th anniversary of the 'Silver Arrows,' it is seen here at one of those rare outings, during the 2009 Retromobile in Paris. General specifications Country of origin Germany Chassis number 449547/2 Numbers built 4 Produced in 1939 Major wins 1939 Tripoli Grand Prix (Hermann Lang in 449547/2) Engine Configuration M165 90º V8 Location Front, longitudinally mounted Weight 195 kilo / 429.9 lbs Construction steel block and head Displacement 1.495 liter / 91.2 cu in Bore / Stroke 64.0 mm (2.5 in) / 58.0 mm (2.3 in) Compression 6.5:1 Valvetrain 4 valves / cylinder, DOHC Fuel feed 2 Solex Carburettors Aspiration Two Roots-Type Supercharger Power 256 bhp / 191 KW @ 8000 rpm BHP/Liter 171 bhp / liter Drivetrain Chassis aluminium body on steel oval-tube frame with 5 cross-members Front suspension double wishbones, coil springs, hydraulic shock absorbers Rear suspension DeDion axle, longitudinal torsion bars, hydraulic shock absorbers Steering worm-and-nut Brakes hydraulic drums, all-round Gearbox 5 speed Manual Drive Rear wheel drive Dimensions Weight 700 kilo / 1543.2 lbs Length / Width / Height 3680 mm (144.9 in) / 1510 mm (59.4 in) / 850 mm (33.5 in) Wheelbase / Track (fr/r) 2450 mm (96.5 in) / 1340 mm (52.8 in) / 1280 mm (50.4 in) Performance figures Power to weight 0.37 bhp / kg Top Speed 272 km/h (169 mph)





LA Auto Show 2011 Design Challenge - Mercedes Silver Arrow - Silver Lightning
In homage to 125 years of automotive innovation and design excellence, Mercedes-Benz Advanced Design of North America features a story with two techno characters that have achieved a unique harmony between safety and style; the iconic Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow racecar, and the underappreciated 'Crash test dummy.' In a futuristic society of increased artificial intelligence, two enlightened crash test mannequins, Hans05 and Franz02, show that they're no dummies when it comes to recognizing a potential catastrophe and decide to take matters into their own hands. As the evil battering ram Dr. Crash-Barrier seeks to continue his reign of terror and mayhem, the two heroes take action to save their beloved Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow. They lead the relentless 'Dr. Barrier' on an action packed thrill ride through the past and future of transportation. A long-slung, sculpture on wheels - actually on 'Hoops' - the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow has proportions reminiscent of the Mercedes-Benz W125 series, a Silberpfeil racecar of the late 1930's and the Uhlenhaut SLR from the 50's. The overall shape follows distinguished Mercedes-Benz design traditions and is born from a dominant Formula 1 racing legacy. It also features a diagonally configured, hub-less roller track for 'Omni-Directional' maneuvering. Brought to you by the creators of 'Biome, a car grown from trees', this epic adventure has it all, including a surprise ending that will have audiences cheering as our reluctant heroes save the day with a little old- school subterfuge and help from the great tradition of the Mercedes-Benz automobiles. Design Director: Hubert Lee Designers: Jackson Luttig, Yasu Sato Designer/Animation: Alan Barrington





The Sound of Audi 2/8 - Auto Union Typ C (V16) (Der Klang der 4 Ringe)
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Auto Union Typ C





Nürburgring - Hermann Lang
In 1962 Hermann Lang came back to the Nürburgring to drive his Mercedes W125 Grand Prix car again. The 1937 Mercedes W125 Data: 8-Cylinder In-line 5,660 CC 646 bhp at 5,800 rpm (The most powerfull gp car ever built up until the late seventies)





Silver Arrows - Auto Union GP p1
Alain de Cadanet host this facinating look into the pre-WWII German Grand Prix team of Auto Union





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