2007 Mercedes-Benz Concept Ocean Drive, Detroit Auto ShowEnlarge Photo
Mercedes revealed one of the worst-kept secrets of the 2007 Detroit auto show as it showed off its Concept Ocean Drive. The concept is a convertible version of the S-Class sedan.
Dieter Zetsche, CEO of DaimlerChrysler and the current head of the Mercedes group, told audiences that he wanted Mercedes to create a "spectacular, fresh and all-new design concept for Mercedes." Though he made no promises, Zetsche said if "everyone likes it as much as you do, I promise that we'll consider a comeback for a full-size luxury convertible."
In terms of hardware, the