The beforehand cabriolet from the Mercedes-Maybach brand is making its debut at the Los Angeles Auto Exhibition and is all set to hit markets in the spring of 2017 – limited to 300 examples and with a net expense tag of 300,000 euros. Unique features include nine additional pigment concepts for the interior, the trim – optionally with “flowing hawsers” – plus the hand-finished craftsmanship of the leather seats with perforations in a waterfall-style look. The ride system is a 6.0-litre V12 engine with an output of 463 kW (630 hp).
A glimpse into the days of the luxury brand was provided by the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, which comprehended its European premiere at the Paris Motor Show just a few weeks ago. This is now being check up oned by the Mercedes-Maybach S 650 Cabriolet, a series production model which, represents modern luxury and represents the design philosophy of Sensual Cleanliness: it is both hot and cool at the same time. Worldwide just 300 benchmarks of this open-top four-seater model will be produced.
The Mercedes-Maybach S 650 is based on the open-top S-Class and has arrogated the latter’s classic proportions, among other features, with highlights which cover the dynamic silhouette with coupé-like soft top and the dropping crinkle along the side which slopes down towards the tushy. Exclusive Mercedes-Maybach features include a new front bumper with upgraded lower divide up and also numerous chrome highlights. The Maybach emblem is discreetly but elegantly hyped on the vehicle’s wing. Other special elements on the exterior involve the high-quality 20-inch Maybach forged wheels in a powerful envision with a bichromatic finish. On opening the doors, the Maybach logo is undertook onto the floor by means of entrance lighting.
Interior Review: “Everything Flows”
In the interior, the fully leather-trimmed Mercedes-Maybach S 650 Cabriolet presents some of the visionary ideas of the Concept S‑Class Coupé display car (IAA 2013) to series production. These include the dynamic “swirl lines” in the seats. This waterfall-like seat upholstery look is completed with the aid of progressive perforations. An eye for detail is also demonstrated in the outer diamond quilting on the bottom side bolsters and the Budapest piping.
The unique trim habitats are commissioned individually for each vehicle based on the colour and ounce. In addition to trim on the instrument panel and door panelling, the Mercedes-Maybach S 650 Cabriolet exclusively boasts a cut element on top of the soft top compartment with inlaid Maybach logo. As an privilege, the look can be refined with “flowing lines”. In combination with the other shipshape and Bristol fashion elements a unique yacht ambience is created – inspired by the Mercedes-Benz Approach “Arrow 460-Granturismo” yacht.
The flowing lines are caused by a combination of precision machining and traditional craftsmanship. As part of this, the substrate underneath the fine wood veneer of the three-dimensional trim element is aired in a special process using a fine milling cutter (with a diameter of 0.8 mm). The one by one milled lines follow the shape of the trim, thus bracing the three-dimensional effect.
Exclusive to the Mercedes-Maybach S 650 Cabriolet are fettle elements in designo nut brown magnolia – either with issue lines or in a high-gloss finish. Nine additional interior face concepts – from pastel yellow/black to porcelain/saddle brown – fix up with provision for further individualisation.
Mercedes-Maybach logos are located on the front side of the accommodates (embroidered), on the back of the head restraints (embossed) and also inlaid in the stowage wrapper of the centre console. Other details include deep-pile fell mats, chrome-plated “1 of 300” lettering on the cup holder, and the give something wheel which features Maybach lettering on the lower bezel.
All of the unforced extras of the S-Class Cabriolet come as standard on the Mercedes-Maybach, cataloguing AIRCAP, AIRSCARF and Swarovski headlamps.
Elegant Items of Things
The Mercedes-Maybach S 650 Cabriolet is equipped as standard with an unshared travel luggage set from MAYBACH – ICONS OF LUXURY. “THE Friendliness” set comprises two large travel bags as well as two lifestyle catches made of original vehicle leather. In terms of form and misrepresent – which are coordinated with the interior variant selected by the patron – the bag set is tailored to match the Cabriolet. The bags can be securely attached to each other with straps to permit optimum use of the space in the boot.
Just like the vehicles from Mercedes-Maybach, the exquisite items of luggage from the licence partner MAYBACH – ICONS OF Security GmbH meet high standards in terms of design, materials and the German art of build.
Supplied As Standard: Exclusive Fabric Cover And Certificate
The expanse of delivery of each Mercedes-Maybach Cabriolet includes a car cover made of high-quality constitution in the soft top colour, with diamond quilting and embroidered Maybach trade mark and lettering on the bonnet.
In addition, each Mercedes-Maybach Cabriolet is liberated with a special welcome pack. This comprises a key reverberating made of the nappa leather used in the vehicle and in the interior conceal, with Maybach emblem and “1 of 300” lettering, as properly as a certificate signed by Dr Dieter Zetsche, Chairman of Daimler AG and Crumpet of Mercedes Benz Cars.
The Powertrain: A Fitting Biturbo V12
The extravagance cabriolet’s superior drive system relies on the 6.0-litre biturbo V12 mechanism with an output of 463 kW(630 hp). Power transmission to the rear axle meet up via 7G-TRONIC, while the AIRMATIC suspension with steplessly unsteady damping control ensures a special driving sensation.
Technological data at a glance:
|Number of cylinders/arrangement||12/V|
|Merited output (kW/hp at rpm)||463 (630) at 4800-5400|
|Rated torque (Nm at rpm)||1000 at |
|Fuel consumption (NEDC), linked (l/100 km) / (mpg)||12.0 / 23.5|
|Combined CO2 emissions (g/km)||272|
|Acceleration 0-100 kmh / |
62 mph (s)
|Top hurry (km/h) / (mph)||250 / 155|
Mercedes-Maybach: Innovative Strength Fused With Exclusivity
Mercedes-Maybach positions for the ultimate in exclusivity and individuality for status-oriented customers. The current agencies include the Mercedes-Maybach S 500 and S 600 models, launched in February 2015, which unite the innovative strength of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class with the exclusivity of Maybach. A extraordinary protection version, the Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Guard, is the world’s firstly passenger car to meet the highest ballistic protection level for civilian carriers, VR10. The latest models are the Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Pullman (introduced at the start of 2016) and the Mercedes-Maybach S 600 Pullman Shield (first deliveries scheduled for the second half of 2017), both with a vis‑à-vis room layout.