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Mercedes-Maybach S600 confirmed once again for the 2014 LA Auto Show

Once again, the all-new Mercedes-Benz S-Class Maybach was confirmed for this year’s 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show. According to our sources, the new vehicle will be slotted above the standard S-Class and below the upcoming Pullman limousine. Set to mark the return of the Maybach name, the new Mercedes-Maybach S600 will be 8 inches longer than the standard S-Class.

Gordon Wagener, the head of global design at Mercedes-Benz, said that the new vehicle will be 5.5 meters long, which makes it shorter than the Maybach 57 (5.7 m). Under the hood we will find a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that will generate over 500 hp and deliver the power to the rear wheels.

Moreover, the Mercedes-Maybach S600 will get the Magic Body Control suspension in order to offer the highest level of comfort for its passengers.

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Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman Guard used by Vladimir Putin is for sale online

Second-hand or used cars are usually appreciated because of their lower prices. Some used-car buyers hit the jackpot when they chance upon a car that has been well maintained and managed – and with less than 10,000 km on the odometer sold at a low price.

However, there are used cars that even go beyond their book value simply because they were formerly owned by famous celebrities – like athletes, actors or actresses, singers, talk show hosts, local heroes or even politicians. Fans and collectors would surely line up to get such vehicles even at a price higher than their book values.

But what if that car used to ferry the current top man of the Russian Federation in his first term as the second president of the country? As the private seller (a certain Sergei Urov) claims, this GUARD Mercedes-Benz S600 Pullman used to be one of the rides of current Russia President of Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin. And this limousine-type vehicle is being sold at -- which tags itself as the largest online vehicle market in Germany – for a whopping $1.3 million, which could be around ten times than the normal worth of a car of this type.

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The Scaldarsi Emperor I is a big no-no for Mercedes-Maybach S600 purists and fans

When people get their sweet rides into the hands of some tuning companies, chances are it’s in for an extra something – or more. We’ve been used to seeing auto tuning companies the likes of Mansory do more than just enough to some of its projects. Not all come to like the over-the-top impact. Some of their tuning projects have received more than a few dejected reactions from purists and fans alike, most likely in the way that these tuning companies have turned once-beautiful pieces into a hideous collection of metal and steel.

But throw out all thoughts that that they’ve retired from the practice of turning a handsome car into a horrifying piece of metal. Just recently, Scaldarsi unveiled their newest collection called the Emperor collection; and the first amongst 11 models to get the emperor treatment is the Mercedes-Maybach S600 which they have called the Scaldarsi Emperor I. From what we’ve seen so far, the car gets an 11 score on the bad-taste scale because most people think the auto tuner could’ve done more than ruin the image of the already glamorous S600. We just can’t un-see.

How bad is it you ask? Well first of all, the car looks already stunning on the outside except that the so-called artists who worked on it thought it fun to put some 24-karat rose gold accents. Rose gold is certainly a thing now but who does that with their car, right? The rose gold accent really does pop out but it does not mean that it looks good on an S600. Other than that, the company made a new front fascia and did a bit of modification such as side and rear treatments.

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2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 has base price of $190,275 in the US

Mercedes-Benz’s Mercedes-Maybach S600 flagship will have a starting price of $190,275, including shipping, when it goes on sale in April this year. The S600 is derived from the S-class sedan that has a base price of $167,825, including shipping. The Mercedes-Maybach S600 will be around 8 inches longer than the standard S-class sedan at 214.6 inches.

Mercedes re-launching Maybach as a sub-brand and units under it will feature upscale interiors and options. The Maybach sub-brand will eventually include an E class and SUV. The Maybach S600 is powered by a 6.0-liter, V-12, bi-turbo engine that provides up to 523 hp.

According to the carmaker, the level of wind noise inside the cabin of the S600 is even lower than the S-class Coupe, which is touted as the “quietest car in the world.”

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Daimler confirmed today that the 2015 Mercedes-Maybach S500 will start at 134,053 euros and those eager to order one have to know that the market launch is scheduled for February 2015. Still, the vehicles is already available for order! Meanwhile, the bigger 2015 Mercedes-Maybach S600 will start at 187,841 euros.

Pricing includes 19% VAT and are available for the German market. We have to admit that the vehicles are more affordable than its competitors, such as the Rolls-Royce Phantom, which starts at around 370,000 euros.

For those who don’t know, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is designed as a chauffeur-driven vehicle and comes with a voice amplification system, a function that makes it easier to communicate with the rear passengers from the front.

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At last, the all-new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class made its world debut and brings back the Maybach name. With a length of 5453 mm and a wheelbase of 3365 mm, the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is scheduled to make its debut on the market in February 2015. As we already told you, the Mercedes-Maybach S600 will be powered by a 6.0-liter V12 engine that produces 530 hp and 830 Nm of torque, while the S500 will get a 4.6-liter V8 engine with 455 hp and 700 Nm of torque.

What’s more surprising is that despite the output delivered by the V12 engine, both models need 5.0 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph), while top speed is 155 mph or 250 km/h. The S500 uses a 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission, while the S600 uses the 7G-Tronic Plus 7-speed automatic transmission.

Combined fuel consumption is 31.7 mpg (8.9 l/100 km) for the S500 and 24.1 mpg (11.7 l/100 km) for the S600. When it comes to design, some of the key features of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class include a new radiator trim with large opening and three double louvres in chrome, subtle vertical chrome trim, double trim in the air intakes on the left and right and double trim in the bottom end piece of the bumpers.

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Yesterday, we told you folks that the Mercedes-Maybach S600 will debut at the 2014 LA Auto Show, but today the new vehicle was officially teased. In addition, the German manufacturer announced the new Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand that will appeal to status-conscious customers.

According to Mercedes-Benz, the new S-Class promises to set a new benchmark for exclusivity and will meet even the most discerning of requirements in terms of its appointments. Some of the features that makes the Mercedes-Maybach S600 more special than the standard model include extra spaciousness, special seats and lavishly designed, prestigious interiors offering extensive scope for individualization.

So what you need to know is that the new Mercedes-Maybach is not just an equipment line, it is a new sub-brand what will deliver Mercedes-Benz vehicles in an even more exclusive form.

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Dear Mr. President, this is your new 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 Guard based on the new S-Class! According to Mercedes-Benz, this is the first vehicle certified for highest ballistic protection in resistance class VR9. What’s more interesting is that the S600 Guard looks just like the standard model, featuring the LED High Performance headlamps and the same LED rear lights as well as the same emphatic design lines.

Inside, there is plenty of space and for the first time the S600 Guard is available as a 4-seater and as a 5-seater. Mercedes-Benz says that its new armoured sedan comes with the Chauffeur package, which has a chauffeur position for the front passenger seat, Executive seat in the rear on the front passenger, Rear Seat Comfort package which brings multicontour outer rear seats, seat heating Plus and Energizing massage function.

Moreover, the S600 Guard features the Rear Pre-Safe package with illuminated belt buckle extenders, Pre-Safe belt tensioners and beltbags for the outer rear seats, First-Class rear suite with a Business console, Business telephony, Warmth Comfort package and Air-Balance Package.

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After few leaked photos, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 was officially unveiled at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show. Powered by a 6.0-liter V12 biturbo engine that generates 530 hp (390 kW), the new S600 is with 13 hp more powerful that its predecessor. Moreover, the displacement of the engine has increased from 5513 to 5980 cc.

The V12 engine delivers 830 Nm of torque from 1900 rpm. Although it has a big engine, the S600 is offered as standard with the ECO start/stop fuel consumption and needs 11.1 litres to travel 100 km, 21 percent lower than that of its predecessor (14.1 l/100 km).

Moreover, the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 comes as standard with the LED Intelligent Light System, Magic Body Control suspension with Road Surface Scan and the Driving Assistance Package Plus.

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We already know that at the 2014 North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Mercedes-Benz will unveil the GLA 45 AMG but also the new S600. The GLA45 AMG was officially unveiled yesterday and today, the first images with the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 emerged on the web.

Although we only have a photo showing the rear of the car we can see the distinctive four-tailpipe exhaust system and the V12 lettering. Inside, everything is where it should be and we can’t say anything as we consider the interior of the S-Class one of the best in the world.

Under the hood, there is a 6.0-liter V12 engine rated at 530 hp (390 kW) and 830 Nm of torque. The V12 engine is bolted to a 7G-Tronic Plus automatic transmission and can push the 2015 Mercedes-Benz S600 from naught to 62 mph (100 km/h) in 4.6 seconds, all the way to a top speed electronically limited to 155 mph or 250 km/h.

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After years of poor sales and massive losses, Daimler has finally decided to drop the Maybach super luxury brand in two years. Starting in 2013, the car will be replaced with the more expensive Mercedes-Benz S-Class flagship saloon. In an interview with German daily Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, CEO Dieter Zetsche said that internally, extensive talks were held on which approach would have the most potential in the luxury segment.

He explained that the company then concluded that there would be no sense in developing a successor model for the present Maybach. Daimler has set a target for Maybach to have volumes of 1,000 cars annually. However, Maybach’s slump continued in 2010 with sales of just 200 cars.

“We’ve come to the conclusion that it is better to cut our losses with Maybach than to continue into an uncertain future with a brand that has failed to live up to original sales expectations," the insider said. "Plans are already in place to fill the void left by the axing of the Maybach 57 and 62 with the next-generation S-class, which will be offered in three wheelbase variations and six different body styles, including a top-of-the-range S600 Pullman.”

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Owing to the many improvements done, the S-Class guarantees that the interior comes with a high level of luxury. Created using the preferences of customers, Gut Wiesenhof, Mercedes-Benz’s in-house upholsterer, is able to convert the cockpit to meet the needs of individuals, much like a tailor making a suit. The company is offering a basic package starting at 5,290 euros. The package includes leather on the seats on the front, as well as the seat bench in the rear and the head rests, and the four door panels. At no additional charge, customers can select the color for the leather, the stitching, and even the piping.

Engraved on the headrests is the Carlsson logo which also appears as a blue lit-up signature on the door sill. This same logo highlights as well the improvements done on its aluminum pedals and the footrest. The pigmented leather is supplied by the best and experienced upholsterers, who use leather that has a feel similar to a fine leather glove. This is present on the steering wheel, middle arm rest, and dashboard, though available as an option.

Since the S Class Carlsson has indeed been refined, it reinforces its reputation as the authority when it comes to enhancing Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

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