Mercedes-Maybach S 600 (X 222) 2014

Η Mercedes-Benz έδωσε τις πρώτες δύο φωτογραφίες της S-Class Maybach που θα παρουσιαστεί επίσημα στην έκθεση του Los Angeles στις 18 του μηνός. Το αυτοκίνητο απευθύνεται στους -πολύ- πλούσιους πελάτες που υπό φυσιολογικές συνθήκες, θα αγόραζαν ένα μοντέλο της Bentley. Η Mercedes θα τοποθετήσει το όνομα “Maybach” μόνο στις V12 εκδόσεις της ναυαρχίδας της, δηλαδή στις S600 (530 άλογα) και S65 AMG (630 άλογα).

Η Mercedes-Benz S600 Maybach θα τεθεί απέναντι από τις Bentley Mulsanne και Rolls-Royce Phantom. Θα κοστίζει περί τα €200.000 στην απλή έκδοση (θα είναι διαθέσιμη και θωρακισμένη) και θα είναι εξοπλισμένη με ότι υπάρχει διαθέσιμο στους καταλόγους της S-Class, όπως ανακλινόμενα πίσω καθίσματα, υποπόδια, ενώ η λογική επιβάλλει και κάποιου είδους διαφοροποίηση στο design σε σύγκριση με τις «απλές» S-Class αλλά περαιτέρω πληροφορίες δεν υπάρχουν. Το μεταξόνιο της θα είναι κατά 254 mm μεγαλύτερο από αυτό της S-Class LWB, με το μήκος της να φτάνει τα 5.500-5.6000 mm και θα διαθέτει τρίτα πίσω παράθυρα, με το τρίτο να μην βρίσκεται πάνω στις πόρτες, όπως συμβαίνει στις S-Class και S-Class LWB, αλλά πάνω στις πίσω κολώνες.

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Η νέα S-Class, η οποία μετρά ήδη 100.000 πωλήσεις, θα είναι συνολικά διαθέσιμη σε 6 εκδόσεις, 4 sedan, coupe και cabrio, με τις sedan να έχει τέσσερα διαφορετικά μεταξόνιο 5,12 μέτρων, 5,25 μέτρων, 5,45 μέτρων και 6,4 μέτρων, την S-Class Pullman που θα κοστίζει περίπου 1 εκατομμύριο ευρώ (στην θωρακισμένη εκδοχή της), θα έχει διάταξη 2+2+2 θέσεων και μεταξόνιο κατά 1 μέτρα μεγαλύτερο από αυτό της απλής S-Class. H Mercedes σκέφτεται να κάνει τη Maybach υπο-brand, όπως την AMG, και μετά την S-Class Maybach θα ακολουθήσουν και άλλα υπερπολυτελή μοντέλα (GL και S-Class Coupe και cabrio).

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Mercedes-Maybach for the ultimate in exclusivity and individuality

Stuttgart/Sindelfingen. The Mercedes-Benz brand continues its dynamic progress. Two new arrivals in the Mercedes-Benz brand world were introduced today in Sindelfingen by Ola Källenius, member of the Divisional Board of Management of Mercedes-Benz Cars responsible

for Marketing & Sales, and Dr Jens Thiemer, Head of Marketing Communications for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars. With the name Mercedes-Maybach, the brand represented by the three-pointed star is now broadening its offering in the exclusive top segment of the market with a new sub-brand, whose individual and prestigious exclusivity will appeal to status-conscious customers. Before the end of this November, the new Mercedes-Maybach S 600 will be celebrating its world premiere in Guangzhou and Los Angeles. The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class melds the perfection of the best automobile in the world, the S-Class, with the exclusivity of Maybach. In a further move, the Stuttgart-based manufacturer of premium automobiles will start 2015 by launching a new nomenclature, the system used for the designation of its various model series and engine types, so providing its customers with a simple and transparent way to find their bearings around its ever-growing portfolio of models.

“The Mercedes-Benz brand stands for the aspiration to deliver ‘The best’ in terms of products, technology and services. For us, this means that we offer our customers vehicles that, by virtue of their different characteristics and specific flair, are able to fit in with all sorts of individual lifestyles. In the S-Class segment in particular, customers have very high expectations with regard to exclusivity and individuality. Mercedes-Maybach enables us to fulfil these desires in the exclusive top segment of the market”.

Mercedes-Maybach embodies “the best” in its most exclusive form

In 2013 Mercedes-Benz launched its new S-Class, the best car in the world. No other vehicle embodies the values of Mercedes-Benz in quite the same way as the S-Class. The scope offered by the S-Class model range is already considerable, even though its expansion from three to six model variants is not yet complete. The spectrum ranges from the sportiest S-Class of all time, the Mercedes-AMG S 63, the most efficient, the S 500 PLUG-IN HYBRID (in future S 500 e) and the most intelligent, the S 500 Intelligent Drive, through to the most beautiful S-Class of all time, the S-Class Coupé. When it comes to safety, assistance systems and partially autonomous driving, the S-Class is way ahead of the competition.

The S-Class is not only the best vehicle, but also the most successful car in its class. With more than 100,000 units sold in its first full year of availability, it is even the best-selling S-Class ever. This success has been accompanied by a desire expressed by many customers for yet more individuality and exclusivity. They would like to drive the Mercedes-Benz S-Class in a highly exclusive and individual version that will allow them to stand out even further in this top segment. In the same way as it did with the sporty positioning of Mercedes-AMG, Mercedes-Benz has now therefore established a new offering in the exclusive top segment by introducing a sub-brand with the name Mercedes-Maybach.

The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, which will celebrate its world premiere before the end of November, marks the opening of a new chapter in the history of the brand known by its three-pointed star. The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class expands the current range of S-Class Saloons with the addition of a vehicle that sets a new benchmark for exclusivity and meets even the most discerning of requirements in terms of its appointments. Some of the features that distinguish it from the standard-production models include extra spaciousness, special seats and lavishly designed, prestigious interiors offering extensive scope for individualisation. As a result, Mercedes-Maybach vehicles meet the requirements of even the most discerning customers worldwide. Mercedes‑Maybach is not an equipment line – it is a sub-brand that in future will deliver Mercedes-Benz vehicles in an even more exclusive form.