2007 – Gorden Wagener, President Mercedes-Benz, Advanced Design of North America, drove Lou Ann Hammond, CEO, www.drivingthenation.com, and www.carlist.com, in his newest concept, the Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive. Is this the precursor to the Mercedes-Benz Ocean Drive that will debut at Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance?
What did Wagener think about when designing the Ocean Drive?
Will the car come to production?
Is there anything in the car that could not make it to production?
Wagener goes through the design of the car, including the cupholders in the back, the convertible insulation and the flattened steering wheel.
Where did Wagener’s inspiration come from?
What would the cost of the Ocean drive be if it did come to production?
Wagener works in the C-Class and E-Class as well as creating concepts for Mercedes-Benz.