Maybach 62 & 57 First Drive – Full Review of the New…

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Maybach 62

By Thos L. Bryant February 1, / Photos by Photo by John

The name is not a familiar one to most as this German carmaker and builder built only 1800 cars from the 1920s to 1941. But it continued as a of fine engines, having everything from Count von Zeppelin’s airships to some of the motor yachts in the world. and have been linked the 19th century when Daimler and Wilhelm Maybach colleagues in 1865.

In 1907, Maybach left and went into business his son, Karl, to design and lightweight engines. Their car appeared in 1919, built on a chassis, and in 1921 Maybach 305 cars to use his own engines. And the company it clear from the very that it intended to build the expensive and exclusive automobiles

So now, in the 21st century, we are the resurrection of Maybach as an automotive engineered and built by Mercedes-Benz, and to take on and Bentley.

There are two versions of the modern #151; the and the 57. The 62 is the larger, measuring 6.2 meters (20 ft. 3 in.) and the 57 is 5.73 (18 ft. 10 in.), while both are in. wide. The 62 is designed to be a full and the expectation is that most will ride in the fully rear seats that are after first-class airline while the chauffeur deals the driving.

In our first exposure to the car in most affluent city, Germany, we were invited to the enormous leg room in the rear of the 62 being driven through the and into the countryside. It is truly the lap of in the rear seating area, the nicest-looking and nicest-feeling leather wood trim and all the extras you expect, from a refrigerated for champagne, optional folding a storage tray and CD rack to outlets. And let’s not forget the panoramic roof available in

the 62, which has a frame of exotic and glass that incorporates 30 cells in the front half to sunshine into electrical to power the ventilation fan in the front. The section has a laminated glass and an intermediate layer of liquid-crystal that can be electrically rearranged to various lighting effects.

The ride in the 62 is luxuriously smooth and the is accomplished without much so those in the rear aren’t After a couple of hours of I asked if I could take the for a brief interlude. The 62 is a very car, make no mistake, but it much like an S-Class The engine is a 60-degree V-12 twin turbochargers and a displacement of 5.5 Output is rated at 543 bhp at 5250 rpm and is 664 lb.-ft. at 2300-3000 rpm. the 62’s more than weight, the V-12 produces acceleration, which I discovered on a ramp onto the Autobahn. And the automatic transmission provides shifting up and down.

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