At this year's LA Design Challenge, the sleek roadster helps tell the story of safety in the proposed film 'Silver Lightening.'

This year, west coast automotive design studios competing in the 2011 LA Design Challenge were tasked with developing a concept based around the theme “Hollywood’s Hottest New Movie Car.” In ‘Silver Lightning’ Mercedes-Benz proposes a vehicle which will help two futuristic crash test dummies save the world.

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.’

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