Pricing for the 2015 Mercedes-Maybach S600 has just been revealed for the U.S. with the more luxurious S-Class variant to set customers back a minimum of $189,350, excluding the $925 destination charge, when it arrives on U.S. shores in April.
The 2015 Mercedes-Maybach S600 is 20 cm larger in both length and wheelbase than the long-wheelbase S-Class Saloon. Rear passengers benefit from the increased length with standard equipment that includes executive seats on both left and right and other exclusive details such as innovative voice amplification. The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is said to be the world’s quietest production saloon car.
As we have already revealed, Mercedes-Maybach will be offered as a new sub-brand to the Mercedes-Benz brand, much in the same way as Mercedes-AMG. The cars will be exclusive, spacious and lavishly designed; targeted at the most discerning customers worldwide.
Beneath the skin, the Mercedes-Maybach S600 gets a 6.0 litre V12 biturbo engine with an output of 530 hp. Maximum torque of 830 Nm is available from 1900 rpm. As second model, the 4.6 litre V8 biturbo engined Mercedes-Maybach S 500 generates an output of 455 hp and peak torque is 700 Nm. NEDC combined fuel consumption for the saloon is 31.7 mpg (premium petrol). CO2 emissions are 207 g/km.
“January 16, 2015 – MONTVALE, NJ — The S-Class range has a long established tradition of setting the benchmark in the luxury segment, and the launch of the highly-anticipated new Mercedes-Maybach S600 in April will further assert its leadership position in the U.S. market. Priced from USD $189,350, this exceptional addition to the product lineup offers more than 8 inches in total length when compared to the standard S-Class and features a suite of intelligent safety technologies and exclusive appointments that complete the opulent package.
The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class seamlessly melds the perfection of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class with the incredible heritage and prestige of the Maybach nameplate. Mercedes-Maybach is not an equipment line. It is a sub-brand that introduces Mercedes-Benz vehicles in an even more exclusive form. Alongside Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Maybach becomes the second sub-brand for Mercedes-Benz that was created for customers who demand the absolute best. These vehicles are distinguished by unparalleled interior appointments and extensive individualization options to fulfill the requirements of even the most discerning customers worldwide.
The US market launch of the Mercedes-Maybach S600 is scheduled for April 2015. Its powerful V12 bi-turbo engine has an output of 523 hp. With a displacement of 5980 cc, the maximum torque of 612 lb-ft is available from 1900 rpm. Inside the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, the level of wind noise is extraordinarily low and even surpasses levels found in the quietest car in the world – the S-Class Coupe. In fact, for rear seat passengers, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is the world’s quietest production sedan.
Standard equipment includes a Driver Assistance Package (Intelligent Drive), MAGIC BODY CONTROL, Night View Assist PLUS, a Warmth and Comfort Package with a heated windshield, Head-Up Display, LED Intelligent Lighting System, Burmester High-End 3D Surround Sound System, Executive Rear Seat Package, Rear Seat Entertainment System and the Air Balance Package.
* excluding MY2015 $925 destination/delivery charge” [/showhide]