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2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600 will leave you speechless

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From the family of the S-Class comes a new level of hand-crafted refinement, personalization and prestige: the all-new 2016 Mercedes-Maybach S600.

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Coming in April 2015, the Mercedes-Maybach S600 takes the perfection of the S-Class and soars to new heights. The interior is eight inches longer than the standard S-Class, and rear passengers will especially enjoy the generous legroom. Unparalleled comfort and sophistication awaits throughout, highlighted by hand-stitched Nappa leather throughout the interior—including the headliner, pillars and entire seats—with optional seat buttons, pillows and pillow stitching on the dashboard.

All in all, the Mercedes-Maybach will offer seven unique designo interior packages to choose from.

Its V12 biturbo engine has an output of 523 hp. With a displacement of 5980 cc, the maximum torque of 612 lb-ft is available from 1900 rpm. Inside the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class, the level of wind noise is impressively low and in the rear, despite the large windows, betters even the quietest car in the world – the S-Class Coupe. For passengers in the rear, the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is the world's quietest production sedan.

The key distinguishing feature is the new side line: by comparison with the long-wheelbase version of the S-Class, the striking rear door has been shortened by 2.6 inches and therefore appears to meld seamlessly into the overall composition. The door has no triangular window because this has been relocated into the C-pillar. As a result, the rear seats are situated beyond the door cutout, which creates a feeling of exceptional privacy and exclusivity.

The elegant Maybach Manufaktur logo – a double M inside an arched triangle – adorns the C-pillars on both sides. In the interior, passengers are enveloped in lounge-style, modern luxury. With its clear architecture, refined materials and stylish controls, the vehicle embodies a sensuous elegance. For an exclusive look, the front center armrests with exclusive nappa leather or optional semianiline upholstery feature embossed Maybach crests. Another special feature in the dashboard is the analogue clock with an IWC design.

Another advantage of the Mercedes-Maybach S-Class are the standard-fit Page 5 executive seats on the left and right. These rear seats offer a unique level of comfort thanks to a special adjustment kinematics system. In contrast to the norm, the backrest is adjusted separately while the footwell and seat reference point remain unchanged. The cushion can be adjusted separately, with inclination and horizontal adjustment combined. For the executive seats, the maximum backrest angle is 43.5 degrees.

The Chauffeur package is also part of the standard equipment. A "chauffeur position" for the front passenger seat is one of the key components: due to changes to the kinematics system, the rear seat occupant on the front passenger side has 3 inches more footroom compared with a normal front passenger seat in the furthest forward seat position. In addition to this "chauffeur position", the front passenger seat can be folded forward and the rear seat placed in an extended recline position for breaks.

Its V12 biturbo engine has an output of 523 hp With a displacement of 5980 cc, the maximum torque of 612 lb-ft is available from 1900 rpm. The Mercedes-Maybach S600 completes the sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 5.0 seconds, while the top speed is 155 mph (electronically limited).

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