Once the Bentley Bentayga came out, I figured a Mercedes-Maybach SUV was inevitable. But now we have confirmation that it’s happening from Mercedes chief Dieter Zetsche himself. And it’s going to be enormous.
What world do we live in where the uber-rich can’t even turn to the Mercedes S-Class cabriolet for the ultimate example of luxurious, roofless driving? A world where Maybach now makes an even better, even more luxurious version of every range-topping Mercedes, like the new S 650 Cabriolet: the most expensive way to…
If you’re like me, the regular Mercedes S-Class Cabriolet is basically indistinguishable from a Mitsubishi Mirage four-seat convertible. My levels of taste and luxury are so incredibly refined that I had an angel-meat and unicorn-egg omelette for breakfast today and it was just okay.
This is the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6. It’s rather large. Mercedes says it’s both “hot” and “cool,” with a design that is “technoid and reduced.” Whatever that means. Seriously, who writes these press releases?
Nothing screams “luxury” and “I’m amazing and you are a peasant” like a gigantic two-door coupe. And at the Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance this week, Maybach looks set to debut a coupe that will indeed make you feel like the inadequate wage-slave you are. Meet the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Concept, or at least, the…
Mercedes just teased a new Maybach coupe and now everyone is freaking out about the possibility of the ridiculous Exelero making a comeback.
Mercedes is reportedly planning to spin-off a new, all-electric sub-brand for its electric vehicle efforts, similar to BMW’s i-brand. I don’t know if you’ve noticed, but Mercedes is an automaker with a history full of great names, which is exactly why they shouldn’t try anything new.
You don’t have to speak Russian to know exactly what this poor bastard is thinking, the second he realizes he picked the worst possible time to confuse “drive” with “reverse.”
Following the introduction of Bentley’s new super-luxury Bentayga SUV at this year’s Frankfurt Motor Show, executives at Cadillac and Mercedes-Benz are now licking their lips at plans of pushing their SUVs into the same segment.
Somehow someone somewhere thought it was a good idea to give me a new Maybach for a few days. While I’m sitting in the back seat, running my bare feet along the inches-thick carpeted floor mats, trolling Craigslist for a chauffeur that owns the very specific orange plaid tux I demand, I’ve got time for questions.…
Heads of State, dictators, kingpins, and mafioso, Mercedes has given you the greatest gift of all. Twenty-one-and-a-half feet of hyper-extended Maybach excess packed so full of luxurious decadence it should have a dedicated harem compartment next to the nose candy dispenser. This is Pullman.
Crazy Wilhem is having a Back-In-Business Blowout! Yes, Maybach is back (sort of) and they've announced pricing: $166,676 (€134,100). That's a steal compared to the previous incarnation of the Maybach, which started around $381,342 (well, $344,000 in 2009 dollars). Holy crap! At these prices, you lose money not buying…
The regular Mercedes S-Class has some of the prettiest machined-metal speakers in the auto business. The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has those same speaker fronts except, like, they spiral out.
We've known that Mercedes was re-animating the Maybach name for a while now, but this is the first time we've seen the car in the metal-and-cowflesh. And it's pretty much exactly what you'd expect: a bit underwhelming from the outside, remarkable from the inside. Like an M&M full of veal.
It's not enough that the back seats of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class have their own tweeters. It's that those tweeters extend out towards the chauffeur-driven passengers "in a spiral motion."
Maybach may be dead, but its spirit will live on as a range-topping S-Class variant that's reportedly set to debut at the LA Auto Show. And Mercedes' head of global design says it's got the swagger to take on Bentley and Roll-Royce.
I mean, don't fuck with another man's vehicle, sure, but if you do, aim for Sean Daddy P. Puff Diddy Combs' Maybach, because at least he won't strike down upon you with great vengeance and furious anger.
Word on the street is that Mercedes is about to release two new versions of its top-of-the-line S-class, both a Maybach, and a Pullman. And when you buy a new super-ultra-luxo-barge for the first time, I know you all have one question. What's its time around the Nürburgring?