On the eve of Auto Guangzhou 2014, the ultimate in the luxury cars Mercedes Benz launched its flagship model Maybach S 600. The new S-class is truly beautiful and luxurious car, from the exterior it looks magnificent and emphatic lines on the cars gives dynamic looks to the car. There are two more cars made its debut, Mercedes S 500 coupe and AMG version of an S 63 coupe. The company has given a statement with new Mercedes Maybach S-Class, “the world’s best automobile in its most exclusive form”. The new car will be simultaneously available in company’s two key markets USA and China. S 600 is totally the newest and most luxurious addition to the company’s S-class line-up, which gives exclusivity and unparalleled comfort and luxury to customers. It rides a 20 centimeter larger wheelbase compare to its S class saloon, it is 5453 mm long and with a wheelbase of 3365 mm.
This makes the car even larger than the Bentley Mulsanne. This extra length will definitely give larger space and comfort to customers. Rear door has been shortened by 66 mm, which gives car seamless appearance. The interior of the car is made state of the art technology which is magnificent to see, trim parts of the car is made of chrome and wood and shoulder height in the door panels is made of premium leather. The Mercedes Maybach S 600 comes as standard with two Executive Seats in the rear, the Mercedes Maybach S-Class is also the world’s quietest production saloon car. Along with these exclusive features, the company has included Maybach perfume AGARWOOD for fragrancing as part of the air balance package.
Hubertus Troska, Member of the Board of Daimler AG, responsible for China Activities said “With the combination of the very highest exclusivity, unparalleled comfort and state-of-the-art technology, the new Mercedes Maybach S 600 represents the absolute pinnacle within the top automotive segment. It enables us to fulfil the wishes of the world’s most demanding automotive customers.
Ola Källenius, Member of the Divisional Board Mercedes-Benz Cars, responsible for Sales & Marketing said “Our new sub-brand stands for prestigious exclusivity and is aimed at particularly status-conscious customers. From China in particular, we have noted customer demand for us to offer a particularly exclusive and spacious variant of the best automobile in the world.”
Market sales of new S 600 top model will begin in February 2015, which will be powered by 6.0-litre V12 biturbo engine which produces a maximum torque of 830 Nm with an output of 530 hp. The crankcase of the engine is made of aluminium including one-piece chain drive, forged crankshaft in high-grade quenched and tempered steel with dedicated ignition coil with multispark ignition. The S 500 will runs with V8 biturbo engine with an output of 455 hp. Car is made of using state of the art technology which makes noise level inside the car monumentally low. The Mercedes-Maybach S 600 comes with the latest evolution of the 7G-TRONIC plus automatic transmission, while S 500 with 9G-TRONIC. The company says the car will attain speed of 0-100kmph in just 5 seconds.
The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is specifically designed to be chauffeur-driven. The benefit of expanding the wheelbase to get more spacious rear. Mercedes may bring S 600 in India, but maybe only on an order basis and it may cost upto Rs 2.5 crore.