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2006 Maybach 62

Founded by Maybach and his son Karl, Maybach-Motorenbau was a German manufacturer of engines for and later, large and luxurious The history of this company with the involvement of W. Maybach in the Motor Company (technical Now, the brand is owned by and based in Stuttgart. The company different classic opulent between 1921 and 1940.

World War II, design and production was to military applications, Maybach to design and produce the engines of German military vehicles and armored fighting vehicles as the PzKpfw IV, Tiger I and the Panther. duty diesel engines for and rail purposes were built by the same company. The German V200 and British Class 52 “Westerns” included the engine.

In 1960, Daimler-Benz a majority shareholder status. Six later, Maybach-Motorenbau formed a new with the heavy duty arm of Daimler-Benz, Maybach Mercedes-Benz GmbH. These became MTU in 1969.

In 1997, Mercedes-Benz presented at the Motorshow an ultra-luxury concept car the name Mercedes -Benz (V12, 5987 cc, 394 hp). The was quite successful and it was decided to it. Mercedes homework decided to the car under the sole brand of

Maybach was accordingly revived as a in the early 2000s, with the of the new model in 2 sizes the Maybach 57 and the 62(the numbers are equal to the of the cars in decimetres). The prices from $305,000 to $357,000; are priced to compete with the Bentley and Rolls Royce The new 57S, sporting a more engine (6.0L V12 bi-turbo, 604bhp and 737lb.ft. of torque) and touches that provides a image, was added in 2005. The can go to Sin delfingen, the marque’s headquarters, to every and any detail they With a hand-crafted finish and over 2 million equipment it is unlikely that two identical will ever leave the

Inside the 62, opulence takes stage. Every single is high-grade leather, wood, or some other soft-touch The best place to sit in a Maybach 62 is the where’s a twin bucket with a console in between houses a DVD player, a separate CD for use in the back and even a refrigerated to keep cold refreshments at the If the passenger wants to relax, is a nubuck-upholstered pillow attached to the of each head restraint.

The obvious competitor for 62 is the Rolls-Royce For these situations, personal and preferences are much more than feature lists or stats. Each car is fully of providing an otherworldly luxury

Maybach is Mercedes-Benz’s ultra-luxury intended to compete with and Rolls-Royce


All 2006 models now come with a parking-assist system that sonar proximity sensors a rear-mounted video camera shows the view from the handle on the vehicle’s dashboard A newly optional business can turn the vehicle into an on wheels and includes a wireless router that can connect to the via a cell phone network. A color printer with wireless connectivity is also

The list of standard features include an Airmatic DC suspension, cruise control, 19-inch power-closing doors from the open position, a 21-speaker, Bose audio system and a entertainment system with screens. Among the many features are special wheels, rear seating, a glass and intercom for owners planning on a chauffeur and upgraded entertainment The customers have the opportunity to custom exterior paint and interior trims and make for other features above and the factory option list.

and Performance

A hand-build 5.5-liter V12 engine generates 543 hp and 664 lb.ft. of which enables the enormous 62 to reach 60 mph from a standstill in 5.4 and a limited top speed of 155 mph this its 6,340-pound curb weight. A automatic transmission with capability and a choice of Sport and modes is standard. The Maybach 62 12 mpg in the city and 17 mpg on the highway.


The 62 offers a large of advanced chassis-control systems, as stability and traction control. The air which is standard, includes ride-height control and a sport that favors slightly handling over ultimate comfort. The antilock brakes are controlled rather than by a mechanical linkage. The electronic system recognizes the early of an emergency situation and preloads the to help ensure shorter Moreover, the system sets undetectable pulses to remove any film from the brake if the windshield wipers are on for some Thus, the brake operation fast and consistent in the rain.


Most of the 62 surface is with fine-quality leather and and seat comfort is exceptional you’re driving or riding. are adjustable and the head restrains are by suede-textured down pillows. claims that this is the best vibration-damping material in the The instrumentation and controls are the same in a

Driving impressions

The driving itself is similar to that of the The V12 provides plenty of thrust and the are up to the task of effortlessly scrubbing off As the 62 is mainly meant for those to have a chauffer take the one’s focus should be on ride quality, where the 62 well in this regard.

to Maybach

comparing Maybach and A8, the A8 has more advantages. It costs less, all-wheel drive is it has a 6-speed automatic transmission, System and Child Safety are standard, and it has a better highway Maybach has 93 more horsepower and a Sunroof/Moonroof.

Bentley Continental Spur is $220,260 less the 62 and it has a 6-speed automatic transmission and AWD is when the Maybach has a 5-speed transmission. But on Maybach the Theft-Tracking and DVD Player are standard.

Mercedes-Benz S600 costs less, while Maybach 62 has 33 Horsepower and has a DVD Player and Sunroof/Moonroof

The 62’s most obvious is Rolls-Royce Phantom. The Phantom $56,500 less, it has a 6-speed transmission, Child Safety is standard and it has a larger engine the 62 (6.7L vs. 5.5L). Maybach 62 has 90 horsepower, and standard Theft-Tracking DVD Player and Sunroof/Moonroof.


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