• Mercedes-Benz Classic Magazine.

“A Mercedes-Benz needs to look like a Mercedes-Benz.”

The morning is clear and cool. It’s just before nine o’clock. Bruno Sacco is already standing at the door of his home in Sindelfingen, waiting for the photographer and the author to arrive. He’s looking forward to doing something he’s never done before: “Taking a two-day road trip with people who I barely know.”

The Italian-born designer, who was responsible for the ...

He’s the man who created several icons of automotive history: Bruno Sacco. The former chief designer of Mercedes-Benz and his C 126 spent two days on the road with us. A close-up.