Los Angeles 2014: Mercedes-Benz debuts Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

Los Angeles 2014: Mercedes-Benz debuts Mercedes-Maybach S-Class image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Newspress USA, Mercedes-Benz | posted November 21, 2014 05:15

Expands the current range of S-Class models

After announcing its comeback, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has made its world debut at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show.

As previously reported, the said vehicle expands Mercedes-Benz's current range of S-Class models. The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class measures 5453mm long with a wheelbase of 3365mm. Overall, the vehicle is 207mm longer than than the S-Class and the additional space is used to enhance comfort for rear passengers.

The front design of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is fitted with a large chrome-plated grill and sharp-looking headlights. The bumper of the vehicle is integrated with air intakes and chrome trims.

The rear of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

At the rear, the bumper of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is integrated with chrome tailpipes. It also has a Maybach badge attached on the boot lid. The vehicle is finished off with 20-inch forged light-alloy wheels.

The interior of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

Inside, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class comes with high-quality materials to deliver its promise of exclusivity. It has handstitched door trim in Nappa leather and standard executive rear seats which can be adjusted separately.

The rear passenger area of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

The interior also features wood trim that surrounds the entire rear passenger area. Moreover, the German automaker claims the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class promises to be the “quietest car in the world” through its special seals and installation of additional sound deadening material.

The rear passenger area of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class

According to Mercedes-Benz, the S600 and S500 Mercedes-Maybach models will be powered by the following engines: a twin-turbo V12 6.0-liter engine that delivers 537 PS and 830 Nm of torque for the S600; on the other hand, the S500 is equipped with a bi-turbo V8 4.7-liter engine that generates 461 PS and 700 Nm of torque.