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Mercedes-Benz EQ Silver Arrow 01 premiers at Geneva

The Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E Team has unveiled its Formula E electric racing car ahead of the International Motor Show in Geneva. The EQ Silver Arrow 01 has been given a special “teaser livery” which gives an idea of the team’s Formula E campaign to come. The definitive design will be presented at a later stage ahead of the season opener.


On the side of the vehicle, running all the way from the front to the rear, is a horizontal blue line symbolising the EQ brand. At the same time, it serves as a colour contrast similar to the PETRONAS green on the Mercedes-AMG F1 W10 EQ Power+ in Formula 1. The lines help to optimise visual proportionality. At the rear of the vehicle there is a star motif for both the Formula 1 car and the Formula E teaser version. This subtly conveys the high-value Mercedes-Benz brand.

Mercedes-Benz will be the only automobile manufacturer in the world to compete in both Formula 1 and Formula E. The parallel commitment to the two racing series will enable Mercedes to transfer the lessons learned in both arenas to the road.


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