Mercedes-Maybach S-Class price increases to Rs. 3.2 crores
The Mercedes Maybach S-Class is available in India at a starting price of Rs. 2.5 crores for the locally assembled S580 4Matic and Rs. 3.2 crores for the fully imported S680 4Matic (prices are ex-showroom).
These models have been launched for people who deem the current S-Class uncouth and want much more refinement and, of course, luxury.
The S580 completes the 0-100 km/hr sprint in 4.8 seconds, When compared with the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class looks more posher. Up front, the car looks completely new thanks to the revised radiator grille and bumper. Even the bonnet is different.
Along the sides, it is evident that the Maybach S-Class is longer than the ‘regular’ S-Class and this model can be easily identified even by non-petrol heads thanks to the illuminated Maybach logo on the rear pillar.
While the S580 has 19-inch wheels, the S680 rides on 20-inch wheels (design and finish are different), and the top-of-the-line model gets as many as 10, 2-tone paint options, each of which take quite a lot of time to be completed.
Being Maybach-branded models based on the S-Class, the S580 and and S680 are equipped to the brim with new age and convenient features and have top-notch leather interior upholstery.
Rear doors can be closed with a simple gesture and the sunroof is operated by waving one’s hand. Rear occupants get an entertainment system, while screens on the front screen display instrumentation, infotainment, and air-conditioning systems.
The seats are heated and cooled and can provide a massage to their occupant, while the “chauffeur” mode allows the rear occupant to motor the front passenger seat forward.
The S680 can do the 0-100 km/hr dash in 4.5 seconds. Of course, there are optional extras that customers can opt for. The S680 can be equipped with a 3D digital instrument cluster and an Urban Guard pack that monitors the car’s interior, detects parking damage and sends a notification to the owner, among other things.
The S580 is powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 with EQ Boost mild-hybrid technology. Power output is 503 horsepower, torque is 700 Newton meters. On the other hand, the S680 has a hand-built, twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V12 engine putting out 612 horsepower and 900 lb-ft of torque.
The cars are equipped with a 9-speed automatic gearbox paired with an all-wheel drive and rear-axle steering system. There is even an exclusive Maybach drive mode.
The stretched wheelbase has ensured that rear passenger space is abundant
In terms of safety, the cars have Level 2 autonomous driving, ADAS (such as evasive steering assist and active brake assist), and as many as 13 airbags to protect occupants in the event of a collision.
The Mercedes Maybach S-Class price list can be found below.
S580 4Matic Rs. 2.5 crores & S680 4Matic Rs. 3.2 crores
Prices are ex-showroom