Maybach 62 – Mercedes-Benz Forum

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Maybach 62

The top model is the Maybach 62 which is an version of the 57 sedan – one of the expensive and opulent cars on It offers every conceivable and some extra unthinkable

Founded by Wilhelm Maybach and his son Maybach-Motorenbau GmbH was a German of engines for zeppelins and later, and luxurious automobiles. The history of company begins with the of W. Maybach in the Deimler Motor (technical director). Now, the is owned by DaimlerChrysler and based in

The company produced different opulent vehicles between and 1940.

During World War II, and production was redirected to military Maybach starting to design and the engines of many German vehicles and German armored vehicles such as the PzKpfw IV, I and the Panther. Heavy duty engines for marine and

rail were also built by the company. The famous German and British Rail Class 52; the Maybach engine.

In 1960, acquired a majority shareholder Six years later, Maybach-Motorenbau a new company with the heavy engine arm of Daimler-Benz, Maybach Motorenbau GmbH. These MTU Friedrichshafen in 1969. In 1997, presented at the Tokyo Motorshow an concept car under the name Maybach (V12, 5987 cc, 394 The concept was quite successful and it was to develop 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 Sindelfingen, the

headquarters, to specify every and any they desire. With a finish quality, and over 2 equipment options, it is unlikely two identical cars will leave the Maybach 62


the 62, opulence takes center Every single surface is leather, wood, chrome or other soft-touch material. The place to sit in a Maybach 62 is the backseat, a bucket arrangement with a in between that houses a DVD a separate CD changer for use in the back and a refrigerated compartment to keep refreshments at the ready.

If the passenger to relax, there is a nubuck-upholstered attached to the front of each restraint.

The most obvious for 62 is the Rolls-Royce Phantom. For these personal taste and preferences are more important than lists or hard stats. car is fully capable of providing an luxury experience.

Maybach is ultra-luxury brand intended to with Bentley and Rolls-Royce

All 2006 Maybach models now with a standard parking-assist that combines sonar sensors with a rear-mounted camera that shows the from the trunk-lid handle on the display. A newly optional package can turn the vehicle an office on wheels and includes a dual-port router that can to the Internet via a cell phone A built-in color printer Bluetooth wireless connectivity is available.

Maybach 62:

The list of features also include an DC suspension, adaptive cruise 19-inch wheels, power-closing from the fully open a 21-speaker, surround-sound Bose system and a rear-seat entertainment with dual screens. the many optional features are wheels, three-person rear a glass partition and intercom for planning on

using a chauffeur and entertainment choices. The customers the opportunity to select custom paint colors and interior and make request for other above and beyond the factory list.

Powertrain and Performance:

A hand-build twin-turbocharged V12 engine generates 543 hp and 664 of torque, which enables the Maybach 62 to reach 60 mph from a in 5.4 seconds and a limited top speed of 155 mph despite its 6,340-pound curb A five-speed automatic transmission manual-shift capability and a choice of and Comfort modes is standard. The 62 gets 12 mpg in the city and 17 mpg on the highway.

62 Safety:

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

Maybach 62

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

Maybach 62 Driving impressions:

The experience itself is similar to of the 57. 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 focus should mainly be on quality, where the 62 does in this regard.

Competitors to

comparing Maybach and Audi A8, the A8 has advantages. It costs $267,060 all-wheel drive is standard, it has a automatic transmission, OnStar and Child Safety Locks are and it has a better highway mileage. has 93 more horsepower and a standard

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

Mercedes-Benz S600 $245,350 less, while 62 has 33 more Horsepower and has a DVD Player and standard.

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The 62 most competitor is Rolls-Royce Phantom. The costs $56,500 less, it has a automatic transmission, Child Locks is standard and it has a larger than the 62 (6.7L vs. 5.5L).

62 has 90 more horsepower, and standard System, DVD Player and Sunroof/Moonroof.

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