Mercedes Ocean Drive 4door convertible concept BMW M5 Forum…

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Mercedes’ New Age of Elegance

By Lou Ann Hammond| by this reporter

12:40 PM 02, 2007

Even old money buy this car — yet.

But the Valley millionaires’ assistants be lining up, or cashing in favors, to buy the super car from Mercedes-Benz.

The is being coy about when it produce the Ocean Drive, first four-door touring car the ’60s when the 300d named for West German Konrad Adenauer, was put to rest.

For it’s a one-off design that cost around million to build. Wired was one of the first outlets to have a at the vehicle that Gorden the designer behind the Ocean and president of Mercedes-Benz Advanced of North America, guesses cost around $300,000.

The four-door convertible is reminiscent of moments in style and exclusivity, people had time to take a drive down the coast in a long-wheelbased convertible, scarf in the air. But no need for that now every seat in the Ocean features its own airscarf that heat around your while the heated seats the rest of you.

The Ocean Drive concept the S-Class’ 510 horsepower, 612 lb-ft of twin-turbo V-12 engine. The equipment will include the features developed by Mercedes-Benz, Brake Assist Plus, the Pre-Safe brake system (in with radar-based Distronic and the Pre-Safe anticipatory occupant system.

Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive

But Mercedes says it just chop off the top of an S-600 and put a new on it. Designers stripped the company’s car of its entire bodywork. What of the floor assembly was fitted cross-bracing and reinforcements that the convertible the necessary torsional

The custom bodywork and elegant will be the main selling for this car. The imposing is almost a third larger the S-Class, but it fits the feel of the The absence of a B-pillar and lack of frames creates a seamlessness the exterior and interior that’s to find in a four-door vehicle. The top is crafted of three layers, insulation and the interior cloth matches the interior of the car. The tucks inside the maple, eye compartment behind the rear

The headlamps are arranged in five of 35 high-performance LEDs, each in their own sheath of Plexiglas. The provide both the dipped and the beam functions, and the top edges a three-dimensional lid. While I was a prototype, the Mercedes rep let me know the 21-inch wheels with 36 spokes were produced for the four-door design study and the only ones available to on.

The airy interior was designed at Benz Design Center in Italy with fabric from Milan. The Ocean steering wheel is not the usual three-spoke design. Wagener cues from race and created a wheel with two that are flat on the bottom, the driver more leg room. all seen cupholders that like rubics cubes, but the in this concept are built the back seat. With the of a button, gravity eases the into position.

Mercedes says its engineers are to convey effortless superiority, elegance, luxury and self-confident of pleasure and the good life. If the case, they should end the and produce the car.

Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive

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

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