Mercedes-Benz’s New Concept Electric Car is Art Deco Era Inspired

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The latest concept car by Mercedes-Benz is a stunner in a number of areas. The car’s design, with sensuous, long curves, and an imposing grills, reminds one of the art deco movement and the powertrain, signifying latest advancements in battery technology, has four electric motors.

The 20-feet-long Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 cabriolet has a grille in the front that takes inspiration from a pinstripe suit. Towards the back, the flowing lines and the massive hood remind again of the art deco era. Towards the rear, the new Mercedes-Benz concept car draws inspiration from luxury yacht to give the car a round boat tail. The length is over five feet longer than Nissan’s Leaf.

Gorden Wagener, the chief office of design of Daimler AG says that the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet is an amalgamation of ultimate luxury, spectacular proportions, and luxurious interiors for the ultimate experience. The car has room only for two passengers, but the yacht inspired design continues with a wood floor, which is open pore, and is finished with inlaid aluminum.

The spacious interiors of the car have a flowing appeal that bring that interior and exterior together. The design has a transparent, floating central tunnel, fitted with blue fiber optics, which visualizes the drive system’s electrical energy flow. While the design recalls designs from art deco era, the powertrain is forward-looking with a massive 750 horsepower output. With this power, the car can reach a speed of 60 mph in only four seconds and boasts a driving range crossing 200 miles.

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