Mercedes recreates a historic world speed record from 1934 with the Silver Arrow W 25 [video]

IWC Schaffhausen teamed with Mercedes-Benz to recreate a world speed record from 1934, bringing the legendary Silver Arrow W 25 back to the Klaussen pass in Switzerland.

The Silver Arrow W 25 was an impressive vehicle when it was unveiled. It ran a mile in just 30.76 seconds at an average speed of 197 mph, which is pretty wild even for todays cars.

Former Formula One World Champion Lewis Hamilton commented on the W 25, “.. I’ve had the privilege of driving that car, and it scared the life out of me.”

The video pays great homage to the Silver Arrow W 25 and also is a nice promo for IWC watches.


RELATED POSTS

This is the first trailer for Top Gear series 21
2015 Chevrolet Spark caught cold weather testing
McLaren 650S Spider debuts in Geneva, does 0-62mph in 3.0sec just like the coupe
Fiat unveils surf-inspired 500L Vans concept for 2014 Vans US Open of Surfing
BMW reportedly working on i9 hybrid supercar for its 100th birthday
2015 Polaris Slingshot three-wheeler revealed [videos]
Watch Lamborghini Huracan race a Russian SU-27 Flanker jet fighter
74% of car buyers would not consider buying a car that has recently been recalled
The impact of driverless cars on car insurance premiums
Mercedes-Benz V-Class Marco Polo camper van is ready for adventures
Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross SUV revealed ahead of Geneva debut
BMW dDRIVE powered by TwinPower Turbo fan for dogs
Tags: , ,
linode.com