How Ocean Drive Showed Us The Way To A Better SClass Automobiles…

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How Ocean Drive Showed Us The Way To A S-Class

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Ideas. the dream stage, they a mountain of hard labor; the rife with obstacles. In to complete the journey to the summit of compromises must be made, brokered, momentum sustained.

Mercedes-Benz designers introduced the new last year to an eager it seemed as though the final was – visually – a series of hard compromises.

Aesthetically, the W221 sedan is a struggle. It’s as the design staff fought the visual aspects of play and If we were to measure it with a scale, the play/work ratio be something like 60:40 for the exterior.

On AMG models, its slides more to The interior, on the other hand, almost all business – 15:85. the predecessor W220 S offered a more business-casual environment.

applauded the latest S-Class I believe that the proportions and that the new car possesses make it a suitable pinnacle to the plethora of that Mercedes-Benz proffers the car consumer. But one can’t help but it was all crafted under misguided

Loathed they might be to it, Stuttgart has been playing a game ever since the and retrospectively unpopular W140 S. For the 90s it was as though Bruno Sacco let the out of the smart W126 and left the to shape the rest of the car.

If a timeline to this argument, it like this: the in-your-face cause the resulting negative to size and stylistic volume the and markedly quieter design of the the quiet murmurs from who claimed the W220 was too quiet the response with the voluptuous andd sport profiled

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Also thrown in are reactions to others were doing – that 20 years ago Mercedes-Benz would have scoffed at contemplating. Many in the automotive have felt that borrowed design elements BMW’s Bangled 7-Series. trunk, column shifter, and system à la unloved iDrive. also the S-Class’ profile sports a stalking forward akin to an Audi S8.

These coupled with all the styling and hard-fought battles that likely waged in Benz labs culminate to the final that in the end looks, well,

But a curious thing happened on the way to the Some designers at one of DaimlerChrysler’s divisions – purportedly Maybach’s – came up with a truly car that DCX elected to showcase at the Auto Show last

The Ocean Drive Concept was a door convertible that the plush opulence that could muster; the knowing of pen that draws wistful from the traditionalist branch of the party faithful; and all the chromium, big tall-rimmed flash that was to delight those poseurs who regularly down the car’s boulevard in South Beach.

is the uncomplicated yet grand appeal of the Ocean Drive concept it draws a critical eye to the W221 The S-Class now seems both and contrived by comparison. If, as is suggested the Drive sees production, the sedan should be redrawn to

The following is an artistic rendering that provides us an illuminating insight as to how the S-Class benefit from a Ocean refit. Let’s hope this – or something similar – the shape of things to come. It be an idea that sees the of production uncompromised; shinning clean originality.

Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive

Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive
Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive
Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive

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