It’s easy to overlook today, but the Maybach automobile was arguably the most prestigious car manufacturer in Germany during the 1930s. Wilhelm Maybach, the man behind the marque and the man who designed the first Mercedes vehicle in 1901, was one of Germany’s first few engineers. With the assistance of his son, Karl Maybach, he created the first Maybach W1 prototype in 1919, which debuted as the W3 at the Berlin Auto Show in 1921. Here are the most popular Mercedes-Maybach models in history.
2004 Mercedes Maybach Exelero
If the name sounds familiar, it’s probably because this is the same car that musician Birdman ordered for $8 million. But was reportedly not able to pay at first. The 2004 Maybach Exelero was a very unique car. It involved the incorporation of high performance tires from tire manufacturer Fulda. Who needed a car that could exceed the 217mph (350kmh) mark for testing. The company always had a Maybach model at its disposal. It served as their test car since the late ‘30s, and this connection received a shot in the arm a few years ago.
2012 Mercedes Maybach 62S
The Maybach 62S was one of the first two models in the Maybach lineup to be introduced after the brand’s revival. The other being the Maybach 57. The car featured a 12-cylinder engine generating 630 HP. And also it could sprint from standstill to 100kmh in a mere 5 seconds on its way to a top speed of 250kmh. For entertainment, two 9 1/2 –inch flat screen monitors are fitted at the back of the front seats with internet capabilities thanks to the integrated WiFi connection.
2010 Mercedes Maybach BRABUS SV12r Biturbo 800
The 2010 Brabus SV 12 was dubbed the world’s most powerful luxury sedan. It used the Mercedes S600 platform to produce a stunning 800HP power output, as the name suggests. The car used a 6.3-liter V12 engine with flow-optimized cylinder heads. High performance camshafts, a new air intake, and an improved Biturbo system with two unique high performance manifolds . With integrated turbochargers and turbine housings to accomplish this. The interior, on the other hand, featured a leather outline, all the latest technologies, and exclusive wood trim sets.
2015 Mercedes Maybach S600
The 2015 Mercedes Maybach was advertised as the car that would bury the ghost of the generally failed Maybach project. For this reason, it received a significant facelift, featuring a longer, taller, and more spacious body than ever before. The length is expending by 207mm and the height by 2mm. But with an innovative styling that gave the headroom an allowance of 12mm.
Top Mercedes Maybach Models in History
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