We Ride in the Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR Concept.
The Mercedes-Benz Vision AVTR was first unveiled at CES in 2020, and now it moves under its own power.
The concept is claimed to have been inspired by the original Avatar blockbuster film, which was set in a naturalistic other-world paradise with no cars.
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Now, there’s a sequel, Avatar: The Way of Water.
The Vision AVTR is not in the movie.
In November, Mercedes and the producers of Avatar: The Way of Water invited a few journalists to the studio in El Segundo, California, where the creative force behind Avatar, James Cameron, has set up his shop.
There, amid impressive props from Cameron’s previous films—including the Terminator movies, Aliens, and Titanic —we saw a few clips from the new film and took a ride in the Vision AVTR concept.
First, let us say that James Cameron is about as safe a bet as there is in the movie business, and the clips shown look pretty good.
Foreign [Music] It's alive we write in the Mercedes-Benz Vision avtr concept the Mercedes-Benz Vision avtr was first unveiled at CES in 2020 and now it moves under its own Power the concept is claimed to have Been inspired by the original Avatar Blockbuster film which was set in a Naturalistic other world Paradise with No cars to stay up to date with latest Top stories make sure to subscribe to This YouTube channel by clicking the Button above this video now there's a Sequel Avatar the way of water the Vision avtr is not in the movie in November Mercedes and the producers of Avatar the way of water invited a few Journalists to the studio in El Segundo California where the creative force Behind Avatar James Cameron has set up His shop they're Amin impressive props From Cameron's previous films including The Terminator movies aliens and Titanic We saw a few clips from the new film and Took a right in the vision avtr concept First let us say that James Cameron is About as safe a bet as there is in the Movie business and the clips shown look Pretty good the relationship of Mercedes Benz to a film that takes place in a Fictional world of blue giants that Spend much of their time swimming seems More than a little tenuous however you
Respond to your environment explain one Of the movie's producers John Landau in A teleconference if you walk through the World of Avatar things change you're Connected and respond to your Environment the bioluminescence when you Touch it then things react and the car Does that same thing in its environment See there is a connection the vision Avtr sure does looks futuristic it's a Future where apparently sight impact Door beams and seat belts have become Unnecessary even the tires have accent Lighting little flaps in the Bodywork Open and close Lake gills and there's Not much need for cargo space in a Cockpit box separate from the actual car The Mercedes team demonstrated some of The contemplated technology that Includes an entire dashboard that Illuminates and delivers information Mostly from overhead projectors a center Control knob between the driver and Passenger allows either to Pilot the Vehicle by moving at four and aft left And right the avtr is not based on any Current production Mercedes electric or Otherwise and uses four electric motors Nearly inside each of its massive Wheels Each motor in each wheel can operate Independently of the others meaning the Car crabs sideways or turn almost within Its own wheelbase the degree to which The avtr specifications are actual
Versus aspirational is somewhat hazy but Mercedes says that the combined output Of the motors is 350 kilowatts which Translates to a bit more than 469 Horsepower the battery pack is choose The current industry standard Lithium-ion for graphene-based organic Cell chemistry which can also be Produced without using any Rare Earth Minerals or other toxic stuff and it's Recyclable Mercedes projects that Charging such a battery with a capacity Of 100 kilowatt hours could take only 15 Minutes time to go for a ride getting Into the actual vehicle and out into the California Sunshine proves 1 thing the Future is still going to need some Wicked efficient air conditioning with So much glass and or other Transparencies it takes a solar load Something fierce with an undeveloped Suspension and tires built to look Spectacular rather than ride smoothly The avtr sort of rattled around the Studio behind a security golf cart but The ease with which the car was Controlled by that Center wand was Impressive if the future is full of Connected Vehicles constantly Communicating with one another and Artificial intelligence is around to Keep things moving a one may be all that Drivers ever want of course the future Isn't likely to precisely follow the
Lead of the avtr and it's also unlikely That there is an accessible Planet full Of big blue people too but that's what's Exciting about the future it could be Anything Avatar the way of water opens Everywhere this Thursday night so far The early reviews are glowing just don't Expect to see the avtr in it this Content is imported from open web you May be able to find the same content in Another format or you may be be able to Find more information at their website [Music]