Mercedes-Maybach has just launched its first SUV, though the model isn’t based upon the GLS as had been anticipated but rather the epic G-Class. That secret G-Class initially believed to be a pick-up has actually become a new open-top version for the growing Maybach family.
The lorry is called a G650 Landaulet and also schedules for its world launching next month at the 2017 Geneva automobile program. A Landaulet is typically a car where component of the roof could be folded away to supply an outdoor experience for those riding in the back. Some visitors will certainly remember that Maybach, when it was a standalone brand, revealed a Landaulet version of its 62 sedan.
2018 Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet Interior
In the G650 Landaulet, the vehicle driver and also front traveler are suited under a shut roof covering, while in the back are 2 expanding seats raised from the S-Class and covered by a soft-top roofing that can open or shut at the push of a switch. One more button controls a partition glass that divides the back from the driver’s area. The glass additionally has a digital color attribute for added personal privacy. (The open-top choice is presently distinct to the G650 Landaulet, though there have been comparable open-top variations of the G-Class before.).
Various other rewards consist of a massage therapy feature for the rear seats, temperature controlled cupholders, folding tables, as well as 2 10-inch enjoyment displays. Costs components consist of top-quality leather trim with diamond stitching, chrome-plating, and also a choice of 3 shades for the roof covering.
2018 Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet Under on Hood
The G650 Landaulet also showcases the running gear of the G500 4×4 ², full with pumped fenders made from carbon fiber as well as high-riding portal axles that deliver almost 18 in of ground clearance. Power, at the same time, comes from Mercedes’ acquainted twin-turbocharged 6.0-liter V-12, ranked right here at 621 horsepower and 738 pound-feet of torque. Those numbers match just what the engine provides in the G65 from AMG.
Tires of size 325/55 R 22 form the suitable basis for ideal taking care of both on- and off-road. Naturally, the latest “G” likewise includes the common 100-percent differential locks, which can be engaged while on the move, in addition to the low off-road ratio of the transfer case. The mix of this 4WD innovation, unique in the off-road section, makes the G650 Landaulet stand apart from all other 4×4 cars.
2018 Mercedes-Maybach G650 Landaulet Prices
Pricing hasn’t been launched yet will probably go beyond the $225,925 beginning rate of the G500 4×4 ², one of the most expensive G-Class currently available. As well as simply 99 examples will certainly be built, with deliveries to commence in the autumn.