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, …

Designing The 2021 Jeep Wagoneer Concept

Chris Benjamin and Tim Aness on reimagining a classic, inside and out

Originally produced from 1963 to 1993, the Jeep Wagoneer oozes nostalgia—from the boxy shape to its wood paneling. Redesigning such an icon guarantees backlash, but the 2021 Jeep Wagoneer and Grand Wagoneer Concept balances retro Americana with contemporary style, courtesy of curvier lines and premium materials. A sophisticated and significant design choice, there’s no Jeep insignia anywhere on the vehicle—inside or out. But the lack …

Test Drive: The All-New 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost

A chauffeur is optional in this meticulously crafted driver’s car

One might assume that a Rolls-Royce is designed around the owner being chauffeured everywhere. While that’s not wrong, there’s also extensive consideration that the owner will also be the driver, and the all-new 2021 Rolls-Royce Ghost epitomizes that ultra-luxury driving experience. Undeniably grandiose, the 2021 Ghost is more subtle and artfully restrained than the previous generation. No doubt, this lavish $332,500 machine exists in the …