Russian dealers of Mercedes-Benz have begun accepting orders for the flagship Mercedes-Maybach S-Class sedan of the new generation which is expected to go on sale in July 2021. There are two modifications of the car, both with a permanent all-wheel drive and a 9-speed automatic gearbox, Autoreview reports.
It is specified that the Mercedes-Maybach S 580 with a V8 4.0 Biturbo engine (503 hp) costs 19 million 990 thousand rubles, and at the top of the range, the Mercedes-Maybach S 680 with a V12 6.0 engine (630 hp) which costs 27 million 850 thousand rubles. The basic model, Mercedes-Maybach S 480, with a 3.0-litre 6-cylinder engine (367 hp) is expected later.
It is noted that the basic equipment of the new Mercedes-Maybach includes separate rear seats with electric and ventilation, premium leather upholstery, electric rear doors, panoramic roof, 20-inch wheels, etc. Also, the S 680 version has a full-steering chassis and two-tone body paint, although, for a surcharge, these options are available for the younger modification.
Experts specify that the new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is characterized by a distinctive bonnet with chrome fairing and a radiator grill, in the frame of which the Maybach brand word is integrated. The rear doors are wider than their counterparts, and the C-pillar houses a fixed triangular side window.