Maybach 62S Landaulet: Buy It Now On EBay For Just $2.2 Million

Yes, the Maybach 62S Landaulet is obnoxiously luxurious. With that rollback canvas roof, it offers conspicuous consumption on a Citigroup-like level, but $2.2 million as a "Buy it now" eBay price is a bit steep. » 1/28/09 6:15pm 1/28/09 6:15pm

Maybach 62 Landaulet Goes Into Production Because We Said It Wouldn't

There's a great moment in All The President's Men (and repeated in the autobiography A Good Life) where Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee explains how he was the reason for J. Edgar Hoover not getting canned by LBJ: » 1/23/08 12:00pm 1/23/08 12:00pm

What does this have to do with the Maybach 62 Landaulet going into production? Everything.

Commenter of the Day: Fighting Absurdity with Absurdity Edition

I was chatting up with the Postfather today about the quality of our readers versus the quality of readers on another car-themed site that is going to remain oh so nameless. Spin thought the other site wasn't so bad, to which I replied, "Our guys look like a Wittgenstein forum stacked side by side." Our conversation… » 11/02/07 6:15pm 11/02/07 6:15pm

Maybach 62 Landaulet Design Study

Take one underperforming super-luxury car brand, create an eye-catching design study with historical significance, and watch the world's ultra-rich flock to its contracting sales network. It's not as easy as that, but Maybach's not giving up without a fight. Thus, the Daimler brand's designers have created this… » 11/02/07 9:15am 11/02/07 9:15am