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.
NAZI GRAND PRIX Richard Seaman and the Silver Arrows (on TV 12th Jan 2004)
Grand Prix motor racing in the late 1930s was dominated by the German Auto
Union and Mercedes teams. With massive financial backing from a
propaganda-conscious Nazi government, the Silver Arrows were hugely
successful. Amongst the drivers of these technologically advanced cars was
young Englishman, Richard Seaman.
One of Britain's greatest racing drivers ever. Seaman was almost erased
from history when he left British motor-sport and chose to race for the
German Mercedes team at the height of the Third Reich.
Auto Union Racing Cars V12 & V16 Sounds.
Here you will see the classic Auto unione racing cars.
Between 1935 and 1937 Auto Union cars won 25 races.
Engine's: v12 and v16.
Filmed @ Goodwood FOS and Schloss dyck
RC Live Steam Racing Car Silberpfeil Auto Union
My prototype of a Silberpfeil Auto Union with real live steam engine. No
trick. Real speed. Music by Prallplatte. Full Version will follow sooner or
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
This film produced by Audi in 1992 takes a look at the cars and drivers of
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.
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.
Mercedes-Benz TV: Spectacular Silver Arrows Project.
The story of the Silver Arrows is one of triumph and progress. On the
occasion of the 80th anniversary of the Silver Arrow, the famous cars came
back to life – using a combination of original photography with the most
advanced 3D graphics. More information on http://mb4.me/32aIRb/
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Auto Union Typ C - Der legendäre Silberpfeil
Der Auto Union Typ C war 1936 das erfolgreichste deutsche Grand Prix
Fahrzeug. Die Rennfahrer Legende Jackie Ickx ist für uns das 520 PS starke
und 750 kg leichte Rennauto gefahren.
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)
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
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
Design Director: Hubert Lee
Designers: Jackson Luttig, Yasu Sato
Designer/Animation: Alan Barrington