At last, the second member of the new Mercedes-Maybach family arrived and will be officially introduced next month, at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show. Dubbed the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach Pullman, the new vehicle arrives just in time for the 50th birthday of the well-known Pullman saloon of them all, the Mercedes-Benz S600.
Priced from around half a million euros, the first Mercedes-Maybach customers will take delivery of their vehicles at the beginning of 2016. The vehicle has a length of 6499 mm, which makes it 1053 mm longer than the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, and has a 4418 mm wheelbase. Moreover, the height is 1598 mm, making it 100 mm higher than the Mercedes-Benz S-Class.
Under the hood, there is a 6.0-liter biturbo V12 engine that produces 530 hp (390 kW) and 830 Nm of torque from 1,900 rpm. As you can see from the photos, the Mercedes-Maybach Pullman features four seats in the rear: the owner and VIP guests are seated in the direction of travel on two executive seats, while other passengers can seat on the fold-down seats facing backwards.
According to the press release, the executive seats have a maximum backrest angle of 43.5 degrees, while the most upright backrest position is 19 degrees. The two first-class travelers have the greatest amount of legroom of any car in the segment as well as 60 mm more headroom when compared with the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class.
The rear and driver’s area is separated by a glass partition wall, while a standard-fit 16:9 format 18-inch (47 cm) monitor is located in front of the partition and can be extended electrically. A proper sound is ensured by a Burmester surround sound system, while as an option Mercedes-Maybach offers the Burmester High-End 3D Surround Sound System. [source: Mercedes-Maybach]