Take A Look Inside The 2021 Mercedes

Highs Powerful twin-turbo V-8 engine, supple ride, ultra-plush interior. Lows Even pricier than a standard S-class but doesn"t look as expensive as it is. Verdict The Maybach S-class is the ultra-luxury sedan for buyers who don"t want to flaunt their money with the rest of their Bentley-driving cohort.
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Overview

The Mercedes-Benz S-class is a luxury sedan for the well-to-do, which makes the 2021 Mercedes-Maybach S-class a luxury sedan for people who are so wealthy that even their chauffeurs are well-to-do. Prepped to bởi battle against other ultra-luxury cars such as the Bentley Flying Spur & the Rolls-Royce Ghost, the Maybach S-class—dubbed S580—offers a stretched wheelbase, a sumptuously appointed cabin, và an effortlessly powerful twin-turbo V-8 powertrain. It shares its platform with the all-new S-class and offers much of the same infotainment & driver-assistance technologies. But the Maybach"s standard equipment các mục includes some of the most luxurious furnishings and equipment the brand has ever seen. Its exterior styling is also less ostentatious than that of its ultra-luxe rivals, which makes it perfect for tycoons with conservative taste.

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What"s New for 2021?

Following the introduction of the all-new Mercedes-Benz S-class, the ultra-lux Maybach version delivers even more high-end features & road presence. A V-12–powered S680 model will join the lineup for 2022.

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Pricing and Which One lớn Buy

With a starting price of $185,950, the Maybach S-class carries a nearly $25,000 premium over the similarly-posh Maybach GLS600. It will be offered in S580 guise this time around, powered by a 496-hp twin-turbo V-8 with a 48-volt hybrid system. Standard features are of course plentiful & include luxury items such as soft-close doors, an air suspension, a 30-speaker Burmester stereo system, và a rear-seat entertainment system with two 11.6-inch touchscreens—and much, much more, all of which will địa chỉ even more coin to the entry price you see here.

Engine, Transmission, & Performance

Under the hood of every S580 sedan is a 496-hp twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine which is augmented by a 48-volt hybrid system. All models will come with Mercedes" 4Matic all-wheel drive system. The new powertrain makes 33 more horsepower than the old S560 from 2020, & judging from our brief kiểm tra drive, it packs quite a punch. Buyers looking for the V-12–powered S680 will need lớn wait for the 2022 mã sản phẩm year. An air suspension và an active sound cancellation system are both standard in the new model, which helps the oto deliver a silky, ultra-quiet ride; the S580 also offers rear-wheel steering which should help with navigating this big sedan through tight thành phố streets. When we get a chance to test out the S580"s acceleration at our test track, we"ll update this story with results.