The 2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class Commands Attention

Behind the wheel of the brand's new flagship vehicle

“That feeling when you’re entering the car and are surrounded by pure tasteful luxury—I think this is the experience with the Maybach brand, and is what defines it,” says Gorden Wagener, Mercedes-Benz’s Chief Design Officer. He’s not exaggerating. The all-new 2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class starts with a loaded new generation S-Class and all its impressive innovation and design, and adds around seven inches to the chassis, …

Inside the 2020 Corvette with Brett Golliff, Global Design Manager

An expert's insights on the interiors, colors and philosophy behind the new Stingray

“Nobody needs a Corvette for its function; they need it for its emotion,” Brett Golliff, Global Color and Trim Design Manager for Chevrolet at General Motors, explains to us. “They need it because it speaks for them; they need it because it brings something else out in them.” The all new, eighth-generation 2020 Corvette Stingray brings out quite bit—something we learned on the track outside …

Inside the 2021 Cadillac Escalade

Design that reflects the fact that customers now buy cars from the inside out

The 2021 Cadillac Escalade has arrived and the evolutions in both its exterior and interior design are likely to please fans. Elements of the brand’s Escala concept car from 2017 have taken root—the large curved OLED display and interior touches like fabric, for example. When we published a series on that concept, it seemed the brand was poised to deploy what it was learning in that …