The foothills of Marseille and the picturesque view over the vibrant city create the perfect setting for the shooting.

Guest feature: Mercedes-Benz and Highsnobiety in Marseille.

A confession of love to the new C-Class.
Photos & text: Doubleday & Cartwright


Fuel consumption combined: 4.0-3.6 l/100 km;

combined CO₂ emissions: 104-94 g/km.*

  • Guest feature: Mercedes-Benz and Highsnobiety in Marseille.

  • The unknown beauty.

    Legendary German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz reached out to Highsnobiety to capture their latest C-Class offering in “On Road, Rock and Mountain Top.” Adding a twist to the traditional automobile film, we headed to the streets and foothills of Marseille to capture a star-crossed lover as he professes his unwavering devotion to an unknown beauty whose form is hinted at throughout the video’s opening sequence. During the depths of his romantic plunge, our hero starts to question whether or not his obsession is justified before deciding once and for all to go for it and diving head first into an affair with the Mercedes-Benz C 300 BlueTEC HYBRID.

    A stunning view: the C 300 BlueTEC Hybrid on top of the foothills of Marseille.

    The reveal coincides with a stunning view deserving of the decidedly contemporary luxury vehicle, overlooking the colours and landscape of the French city below.