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  • 2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    The Mercedes-Maybach GLS will likely debut this year before production begins at Mercedes-Benz's Tuscaloosa, Alabama, assembly plant. Naturally, it will come with a high-profile price tag, potentially making it the most expensive vehicle assembled in the United States. Automotive News (subscription required) reported Monday that the German brand will hand production to its U.S. factory. Sources told the publication that the SUV will likely debut in China this year before going on sale in 2020. The same sources added that prices will start around $200,000 and a 560-horsepower V-8 will be the...

  • 2021 Mercedes-Benz S-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    Mercedes' S680 and GLS680 trademarks likely point to new Maybach models

    Mercedes-Benz parent company Daimler in the past six months has made moves to protect the S680 and GLS680 designations. First discovered by Motor1, the designations were registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office and specifically relate to usage on land vehicles and structural...

  • 2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2021 Mercedes-Maybach GLS spy shots

    Mercedes-Benz is working on a redesign for its GLS (formerly the GL-Class), and this time around there will be an ultra-luxurious Mercedes-Maybach model to challenge the Bentley Bentayga, Rolls-Royce Cullinan and potentially something from Aston Martin's rived Lagonda brand. Talk of the Maybach GLS...

  • Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept
    Long-term plan for Maybach is still to offer standalone cars

    Mercedes-Benz has managed to swing its AMG family of cars into an entity that is capable of standing on its own. With the GT 4-Door Coupe and upcoming One hypercar joining the GT sports car, and possibly a new entry-level sports car on the way, too, AMG is slowly morphing into a standalone...

  • Mercedes-Benz shuttle service in China
    Daimler joins forces with Geely to offer Chinese ride-hail service using Mercedes, Maybach cars

    German auto giant Daimler and its Chinese shareholder Zhejiang Geely Holding Group have joined forces to take on the booming ride-hailing market in China, which is currently dominated by Didi Chuxing. The two automakers on Wednesday announced they will form a 50:50 joint venture to offer various...

  • 2018 Hofele Mercedes-Maybach S-Class
    German tuner Hofele starts exclusive program for Mercedes cars

    We're sure there are few out there that will find the sheer luxury of a Mercedes-Maybach lacking, but there are options for those rare—and well-heeled—individuals seeking just a little more opulence and exclusivity. One of the more established names in the business is Germany's Hofele...

  • Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept

    Mercedes-Maybach on Wednesday revealed its concept for the 2018 Beijing auto show, and as we learned via a leak last week the concept blends elements of a sedan with an SUV. You're probably thinking the premise was a donk for the ultra-rich, but Maybach says its concept, whose full title is Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury, sets out to combine the comfort and elegance of a high-end sedan with the tall ride height and command seating position of an SUV. As the head of design for all Daimler brands Gorden Wagener explains, the concept “combines the DNA of an SUV with that of a...

  • Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept leaked ahead of 2018 Beijing auto show
    Mercedes-Maybach SUV concept leaked ahead of Beijing debut

    The first photos of the Vision Mercedes-Maybach Ultimate Luxury concept have surfaced ahead of next week's debut at the 2018 Beijing auto show. The photos were published early by accident on an official website and give us a clear look at the concept, inside and out. The folks at Maybach weren't...

  • Teaser for Mercedes-Maybach concept debuting at 2018 Beijing auto show
    Mercedes-Maybach teases Ultimate Luxury SUV concept

    Mercedes-Maybach has given us our first look at a concept set to debut this month at the 2018 Beijing auto show. Maybach has released a teaser sketch and video that provide a glimpse at the concept's interior, which is lined in leather and accented with polished metal and blue ambient lighting...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class digital headlights
    Mercedes-Maybach digital headlights: more than meets the eye

    Mercedes-Maybach aims to rethink what a car's headlights can do for the driver and for pedestrians. The brand revealed its digital headlight technology equipped on the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, which better controls regular lighting function, but can also display information on the road itself...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class
    2019 Mercedes-Maybach S-Class made swankier with custom grille, 2-tone paint

    The revival of Maybach as a Mercedes-Benz sub-brand has been a runaway success. As an example, during the course of 2017 one out of every 10 S-Classes sold was a Maybach, with China, Russia and the United States gobbling up most of the cars. Mercedes, for the 2019 model year, is taking new steps to...

  • Teaser for Kahn Design Flying Huntsman 110 6x6 Double Cab Pickup Soft-Top
    Kahn Design building a Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet rival

    Depending on where you live, you’ll soon be able to purchase a Land Rover Defender with a V-8 engine, 6x6 drivetrain, and soft-top roof. British coachbuilder Kahn Design is taking its imposing Flying Huntsman 110 6x6 Double Cab Pickup and adding a Landaulet-style soft-top out the back. A...

  • 2018 Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet no. 99 - Image via Bonhams

    Mercedes-Maybach revealed the ultra-posh G650 Landaulet in March at the 2017 Geneva Motor Show, at which time it was revealed that 98 of the planned 99 units were already sold. What became of the last unit? It turns out Maybach was saving the vehicle for a charity auction, in this case Bonhams’ The Zoute Sale which took place last week in Belgium. The final bid on the G650 Landaulet was a cool 1.2 million euros, or about $1.42 million. According to Bonhams, there were several bidders keen on the vehicle. The final bid came from a Belgian resident. Bonhams waived all fees associated with...

  • Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet
    Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet concept: does this hood make me look expensive?

    It's clear that the electric vehicles of the future will probably look like the cars of the past. At least, the expensive ones will. Mercedes-Maybach pulled the cover off its latest concept car during Monterey Car Week on Friday night, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet. The concept is a...

  • 2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class, 2017 Shanghai auto show
    2018 Mercedes-Benz S-Class preview

    The current S-Class has been a huge hit for Mercedes-Benz. Over 300,000 examples have been sold since the car went on sale in 2013, and that’s the figure for sedans only. The car, a W222 to all the fans, has now reached the midway point in its life cycle, and in Mercedes tradition it’s...

  • Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet, 2017 Geneva auto show
    Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet revealed, limited to 99 units

    Mercedes-Maybach has just launched its first SUV, though the model isn’t based on the GLS as had been expected but rather the legendary G-Class. That mystery G-Class initially thought to be a pickup has turned out to be a new open-top model for the growing Maybach family. The vehicle is...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet, 2016 Los Angeles auto show
    Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet worthy of the Maybach badge? Poll results

    Mercedes is in the process of relaunching the Maybach badge, only this time it's not a standalone brand. Set as a sub-brand within Mercedes-Benz, the badge represents the most luxurious models within the three-pointed star's showroom. The latest? An ultra-luxurious version of the S-Class Cabriolet...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet, 2016 Los Angeles auto show
    Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet video preview

    What's the fun in owning an ultra-rare car if the world can't see you driving it? The new Mercedes-Maybach S650 might just be your answer. The droptop version of Mercedes S-Class trimmed in Maybach opulence just made its debut at the LA auto show. MORE: Read all our 2016 Los Angeles Auto Show...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet, 2016 Los Angeles auto show

    The next model from the Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand has been revealed in the form of an ultra-luxurious version of the S-Class Cabriolet. It joins Maybach’s S600 and S600 Pullman sedans as the sub-brand’s sole convertible. The car is badged an “S650” and limited to just 300 units in total, making it one of the world’s most exclusive drop-tops. And only 75 are pegged for the United States. It makes its debut on Wednesday at the 2016 Los Angeles auto show, finished in a distinct red hue that’s not unlike the color used on Maybach’s 6 concept unveiled...

  • Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept, 2016 Monterey Car Week
    Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept is a mega electric coupe

    Mercedes-Benz unveiled a new concept for its Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand on Thursday in Monterey, California as part of the ongoing Monterey Car Week. The concept is called the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6, and it’s in the form of a streamlined coupe with a large grille, slit-like lights and...

  • Teaser for Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept debuting at 2016 Pebble Beach Concours d'Elegance
    Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 concept teased ahead of Monterey debut

    The world's wealthiest car enthusiasts—and a team of our not quite so well-heeled editors—are set to descend on California's scenic Central Coast this week, and it turns out that Mercedes-Benz's Mercedes-Maybach sub-brand will have something to tantalize its core clientele. The...

  • Maybach coupe concept
    Report: Maybach to launch coupe in 2017

    On Wednesday Mercedes-Maybach released the first photo of a massive coupe concept that’s set to premiere on August 18 in Monterey, California. The concept stretches almost 6.0 meters in length, suggesting it’s just a design exercise and not a preview of an actual production car. After...

  • 2017 Mercedes Maybach E-Class spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2017 Mercedes-Maybach E-Class spy shots

    Mercedes-Benz has just launched its new E-Class, with deliveries here in the United States due to commence in late summer. So far, however, we've only seen the regular sedan. There are several other bodystyles still in development. One of these is long-wheelbase variant thought to be grouped under...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard
    2017 Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard Gets You Through A War Zone In Style

    The Mercedes-Maybach S600 sails into the 2017 model year with armor plating now added to its long list of features. The Mercedes-Maybach S600 Guard is claimed to be the first car to be certified VR10—the highest level of ballistic protection for civilian vehicles. The requirements for that...

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