His gems are parked in a hangar-like hall on three levels; there are 122 Mercedes-Benz vehicles in total. “Nearly all the cabriolets, roadsters, coupés, saloons, estates, off-road vehicles, commercial vehicles and, of course, the super sports cars are roadworthy,” says the operator of several marinas in the Amsterdam area. The photographer and editor get to work. They want to transform six dream cars into six glowing dreams. The chosen models are a rare classic (320 Cabriolet A), two elegant beauties (280 SE 3.5 Coupé, 600), two top sports models (SLR McLaren, SLS AMG Coupé) and a wacky exotic specimen (300 SEL with extended wheelbase). Nico Ockhuisen takes the six cars for a warm-up spin directly before the shooting and parks them at different places.