Road & Track

Mercedes head of design Gorden Wagener has a pretty sweet gig. Promoted to design chief at the tender age of 39, he's injected a much-needed breath of fresh air into the once-geriatric German luxury brand. Not only has he brought us stunners like the new entry-level CLA, but he's now leading the type of design team that had the balls to build their flight-of-fancy Vision GT concept in real life as a full-scale vehicle for the 2014 LA Auto Show.


Check out the full gallery of 2015 C-Class photos.

I caught up with Gorden to chat about the sexy new C-Class, the differences between this model and the CLA, and why he keeps his childhood fascination with his father's Mercedes 230 with him every day. Read more over on Road&Track.

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