As previously reported, Mercedes-Benz German automaker has decided to revive the Maybach brand, but this time not as an independent company, and as a sub-brand for release under it the most luxurious versions of its models.
The first of these was a sedan based on the S-Class W222, which got the name Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, and its premiere took place in November 2014 at the same time at two exhibitions – showrooms in Los Angeles and Guangzhou, China.
Configurations and prices Mercedes-Maybach S-Class 2016.
|S400 4MATIC||$138,700||3.0 petrol (333 hp)||Machine (7)||full|
|S500||$160,100||4.7 petrol (456 hp)||Machine (9)||rear|
|S500 4MATIC||$164,200||4.7 petrol (456 hp)||Machine (9)||full|
|S600||$237,100||6.0 petrol (530 hp)||Machine (7)||rear|
Outside, the car is not much different from the standard S-Class. Emphasis is placed on a slightly enlarged grille in size, appropriate nameplates, own design wheels and a modified design of the rear doors, which were 66 mm shorter (in comparison with the door long wheelbase version), and triangular side windows are moved to the rear rack.
Overall length of the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class (2015-2016) grew by 200 millimeters – up to 5454, and the wheel base is the value of 3 365 mm. Grounds increase went to increase the space for the rear passengers’ feet – this parameter is 325 mm against 166 on the sedan version Long.
Making the driver’s compartment in the car has not undergone significant changes, compared with the original version of the model, but back in the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is equipped with two separate luxurious seats, electrically adjustable and equipped with a massage function. A backrest can be deflected at an angle of 43.5 degrees.
In addition, for the second row passengers are provided folding tables, individual monitors multimedia system and its own climate control with spray ionization and exclusive spirits. For an extra charge the car can be upgraded to a bar with two silver glasses handmade.
Lessons on the rear rack side windows are designed to make passengers less visible and create an atmosphere of privacy and comfort. And yet the producer, the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class (2015-2016) is the quietest sedans in the world.
Engineers worked on all the elements, completion of which would allow to improve the level of acoustic comfort. Upgrades have undergone even mechanisms in safety belts, and the coefficient of drag of a large sedan, equal to 0.26, is comparable to the same hybrid coupe BMW i8.
Sales of new products launched in February 2015. First became available to order Mercedes-Maybach S600 with the 6.0-liter V12 twin-turbo power of 530 hp (830 Nm) and 7-band automatic.A later version of the S500 came with a 4.7-liter bi-turbo “eight”, issuing 445 power and 700 Nm of torque, which is combined with a new nine-automatic.
Both versions have a rear-wheel drive and gain a hundred in 5.0 seconds (top speed is limited both at 250 km/h), but in July 2015 the first Mercedes-Maybach S500 received a version with a proprietary all-wheel drive 4MATIC, and in August became the Order S400 option is available starting with a three-liter V6 rated at 333 hp Later the manufacturer presented a stretched limousine to meter the Pullman , able to take on board two additional passengers.
The car price is $160,100 (surcharge for all-wheel drive $4,100) for the version of the Maybach S500 – it’s just for $27,000 more expensive than long-wheelbase version of the S-Class with the same engine. A modification of the S600 is asked by $237,100. Supplement, compared to conventional S600 L is $35,700. Initially it was assumed that the top-end Maybach can be twice as expensive as the original sedan, although the version of the S400 asking “only” $138,700.