2003 Maybach 57 and 62 Auto Review

10 Янв 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

2003 Maybach 57 and 62

Tastefully the top

Ken Gross on 04.01.2003

With the on the brink of possible economic three major automakers are introducing the most luxurious and cars in their company’s It feels like 1929-30 all again. But, instead of the Duesenberg J Straight Eight, V-16 and the Marmon Sixteen, we’ll soon have the coupe and a new sedan (Bentley is now by Volkswagen), the Rolls-Royce Phantom by its new owner, BMW) and the Maybach 57 and 62, to you by Mercedes-Benz.

Mercedes-Benz elected to a modern conveyance in the classic Remember, classic cars of the had enormous engines, partly they didn’t yet have transmissions. Huge torque-rich, powerplants minimized any need to The cars we revere as classics had hoodlines, short decks, fenders and carried fewer than their immense would lead you to expect. the finest materials were Clients ordered these as they would bespoke or even private yachts. definition of luxury still

Electronic braking, electronically-actuated, damping Airmatic air suspension, and superb anti-skid Electronic Program (ESP) deliver and handling that’s positively for a car of this size. We drove the 57 through small villages Hamburg, Germany on narrow and winding roads. The big saloon to fit after you become accustomed to its Once we decided not to worry that lofty sticker, we pleasure in confidently drifting the through curves that unsettle many standard Body roll was nicely tire squeal was almost The huge discs and their brake controls repeatedly the Maybach from indecent to a village crawl with a judder. In the unlikely event of an Maybach owners rest with a supplemental restraint that includes 10 airbags. steel in selected critical and four die-cast aluminum add to the car’s rigidity while the Maybach to absorb an immense of crash energy. Interestingly, their bulk, these are quite aerodynamic. Cd for the 57 is 0.30; for the 62, 0.31.

Inside the Maybach, you really a sense of discrete luxury virtually anything else on Start with a multifunction and refreshment console between the two seats that coddles with a DVD player, a VHF TV tuner, a CD changer, 600-watts of Dolby Sound with speakers a telephone system and a refrigerated that incorporates its own compressor. A holder accommodates a champagne and two custom flutes. The seats are heated, of course, with multi-contour backs, pneumatically lumbar support, and shoulder and bolster air chambers. A massage pulsates the seat center to away your cares a frantic day of option trading. In the 57 and 62, rear passengers can watch TV or on twin 9.5-inch screens. climate controls, for front and occupants, each with heating and cooling systems, that the right temperature is

Maybach 57

In the long-wheelbase 62, the rear seats those in a Boeing 777. can extend to a fully reclined and there’s even an aircraft-like, footrest. A panoramic electro-transparent is available in the 62, as well. Framed in wood, this huge (800 square inches) of overhead incorporates some 30 cells that convert to 63 watts of electrical energy to a ventilation fan in the front. In the rear there’s a laminated glass that contains an intermediate that’s actually a liquid-crystal which can be articulated for interesting dare we say, entertaining, effects. Thanks to profuse great aerodynamics and thick glass, you can waft along in silence, hypnotized by the glass kaleidoscopic effects, all while champagne and listening to concert-quality

The Maybach takes advantage of known high technology for the The headlamps are bi-xenon and feature the double M logo in their just as vintage Maybachs Some 528 LEDs (light-emitting ensure you can’t miss the if you’re following too closely.

Lucky Maybach owners custom-order and personalize their employing a large number of trim options. A Maybach Manager in a commissioning studio in each of 65 U.S. Maybach (they call them will be of assistance. Of course, are encouraged to come to Stuttgart a lavish 25,000 square Center of Excellence awaits. you choose to order your car or in Germany at the Maybach Manifaktur you may speak, from anywhere in the to trained Maybach staffers who are on 24/7 for your every Customers can take delivery at or overseas; they’ll choose 17 standard body colors, 16 of are metallic hues. Clever side panels evoke a look and permit up to 289 different combinations. While the sheetmetal be changed, as in bespoke classic of the Thirties, Maybach intenders can a host of interior and accessory all with the factory’s blessing. 210 leather pieces are combined 62 larger pieces, all sewn by Naturally, the choices of Grand leather and trim materials are top Up to 100 fine wood-trim sections are with three exquisite Cherry, Indonesian Amboyna and Burl Walnut. Ambient softly illuminates the interior, when the car is moving.

Maybach hopes to sell cars worldwide annually, half of them in the U.S. expected that most American selections will be while overseas, the longer, versions will prevail. all the possible variations, it’s you’ll see your choice often. Each car will up to four months to build. special requests will, of be accommodated. Fit and finish is of Rolls-Royce as indeed it has to be. The unprecedented 4-year permits unlimited mileage. service is required, the car will be up and delivered on a flatbed truck.

Mercedes-Benz and Maybach have a time lead over the new and a forthcoming large sedan Bentley, a question ensues. there are sufficient wealthy to sustain the annual volume all automakers seek remains In a high visibility ride the Maybach, they must be who don’t mind demonstrating wealth and social status. indicates potential Maybach are often owners of luxury and private jets. They the finest in service and accoutrements. Our time in the Maybach 57 and 62 was enough to us, despite the waiting time, they won’t be disappointed.

Maybach 57
Maybach 57
Maybach 57
Maybach 57
Maybach 57

interesting records

Tagged as:

Here you can write a commentary on the recording "2003 Maybach 57 and 62 Auto Review".

Sign in, to write a review.

Our partners
Follow us
Contact us
Our contacts


Born in the USSR


About this site

For all questions about advertising, please contact listed on the site.

Mercedes-Benz catalog with specifications, pictures, ratings, reviews and discusssions about cars Mercedes-Benz.