The new Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has been unveiled.
On the inside, unique to the 2021 Maybach S-Class are wood finishes for the front seatbacks, with a matching finish on the rear-centre console.
A rear-seat entertainment system is a given, and so are separate climate controls and quite possibly a fridge.
Other examples of the system in operation include moving the front passenger seat to a chauffeur position when it detects no one in it (forward tilt up to 23 degrees); if you're reaching for the grab handles, a light is automatically switched on; or opening the roller sunblind with hand gestures. The automobile is nearly 5.5 metres in size, so street presence will likely be aplenty. The roof liner in Nappa leather, head restrain cushions, front and rear seat backrests, illuminated door sills add to the extravagant character of the Maybach. 5.More news: One million people receive experimental Chinese COVID-19 vaccine
Aside from being a comfortable place to rest your posterior, the seats are also ventilated or heated, including neck and shoulder heating, as well as an expanded list of massaging functions that now also covers the calfrests.
In profile, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class features wide rear doors and a fixed quarterlight at the C-pillar (with the latter also gaining a Maybach logo). Progressive features that offer utmost safetyThe Mercedes-Maybach S-Class boasts a comprehensive safety package with features like the powerful Digital Light package for improved visibility, automatic seat belt extender, Pre-Safe airbag system with up to 18 airbags, rear comfort doors with Blind Spot Assist, Driver Pilot system with soon to be added Level 3 Autonomous features, active steering assist, active distance assist, active lane-keeping assist, traffic sign assist, emergency stop assist, evasive steering assist, brake assist with cross-traffic function, attention assist to detect driver fatigue and the E-Active body control suspension system for securing the vehicle during a lateral crash. 8.
The new Mercedes Maybach S-Class from the inside. The vehicle comes with a dual-tone exterior with additional chrome surfaces to add to the premium look.
The Maybach S580 is powered by a 4.0-litre, twin-turbo V8 engine with a 48-volt mild hybrid system. A 9-speed automatic gearbox sends power to all four wheels via the 4-Matic all-wheel-drive system. This figure is 180mm more than what the Long-Wheelbase (LWB) S-Class offers (3,216mm). The sedan additionally comes with a head-up show (HUD) as normal together with augmented actuality navigation, which is a world-first.More news: Pizza shop worker's lie sparks COVID lockdown in Australia
The new German limo rides on a specially developed air suspension with its own "Maybach" mode, to make the journey even smoother than the regular S-Class.
It's unclear which powertrain is making its way to India, when the Maybach S-Class is launched here in the first half of 2021.
More details on the S-Class luxury flagship, including its engine and local pricing, will be revealed closer to the model's arrival in the last quarter of next year, however buyers can expect a similar pricetag to the performance flagship of the S-Class range, the S63 AMG.More news: RBI panel in favour of letting well-run large NBFCs convert into banks