Never mind the economy: Maybach is still making money.
Developed and produced by Mercedes-Benz, the Maybach 57 was the first modern car to utilize the vintage luxury marque’s storied name. Never mind the economy: Maybach is still making money.
With 604 horsepower and a 0-to-60-mph time of 5 seconds, some Maybach 57S owners may prefer to drive the car themselves. Never mind the economy: Maybach is still making money.
As a longer wheelbase variant, the Maybach 62 is designed for those who prefer to be driven and have a need for a few extra inches of legroom.
The Maybach 62S is designed to meet the same needs as the standard 62, but your driver will be able to get you to your engagement a little bit faster.
Last year, Maybach made the leap from ultra-premium to the plus ultra–premium with the dramatic Landaulet, the marque’s first modern open-topped model and the spiritual successor to the vaunted Me
It may be difficult to imagine an ultra-prestige marque like Maybach wafting through such woeful economic times unscathed.
First came the Maybach 62, introduced four years ago as an 18-footer for elderly businessmen and their chauffeurs.
The oversize, overendowed, and pretty much over-everything undertaking known as Maybach was supposed to supplant Rolls-Royce as the acme of automotive overindulgence. Mission not accomplished.
Conventional wisdom says that while a Rolls-Royce fairly screams money and status, a Maybach, a less recognizable marque, is more likely to whisper wealth.
En route from Málaga to Marbella along the scenic expressway in southern Spain, I search in vain for a flight attendant call button.
When is a car not a car? When it is a Mercedes-Benz Maybach 62.
The double-M badge on the Maybach 62, which stands for Maybach Manufaktur, could also be an abbreviation for Much Multitasking.
The Maybach’s introduction this summer was as subtle as a turbocharger. A Sikorsky helicopter dangling four cables hovered over the Queen Elizabeth 2 while it made its way into New York Harbor.