LA Live - Mercedes-Maybach S Class

20/11/2014 - 17:01 | ,  ,   | Shrawan Raja

Longer by 200mm.

The Mercedes-Maybach S Class has made its world premiere at the Los Angeles Auto Show 2014. Reviving the "Maybach" nameplate, the top-of-the line S Class variant is stretched by 200 mm to 5,453 mm overall length, and the wheelbase is the beneficiary of the extra length, measuring 3,365 mm.

Mercedes-Maybach S600 at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Cosmetic modifications are soft with a new grille, “Maybach” badge & lettering, and a third window accommodated with shorter rear doors and revised C-Pillar.

Mercedes-Maybach S600 front at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

The major changes are in the cabin where the car has additional legroom and standard executive rear seats with individually adjustable backrests and adjustable cushion.

Mercedes-Maybach S600 front three quarter at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

Daimler says that the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is the “quietest car in the world” thanks to a plethora of sound deadening techniques.

Mercedes-Maybach S600 rear three quarters at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

The car will launch in the S600 variant featuring a twin-turbo V12 6.0-liter engine developing 530 hp and 830 Nm. Additionally there will be an S500 with a bi-turbo 4.7-liter V8 engine generating 455 hp and 700 Nm, and finally an S400 4MATIC variant with a 3.0-liter V6 motor with 333 hp and 480 Nm delivered through an all-wheel drive system.

Mercedes-Maybach S600 rear at the 2014 Los Angeles Auto Show

The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class will begin selling in February 2015.

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