The Maybach takes S-Class’s luxury and tech to even greater ...


The Maybach takes S-Class’s luxury and tech to even greater heights

New Maybach S-Class makes world debut with its stunning array of fancy gadgets

Phuti Mpyane

The new Mercedes-Maybach that’s based on the recently launched S-Class has been revealed. The company describes the Maybach series as “making the best car in the world even better” and as such it’s the colossal spectrum of tech and luxury that’s available in the new S-Class plus much more, starting with being 18cm longer than the long-wheelbase S-Class.

This elevates it to the chauffeured chariot category. It actually comes with a Chauffeur mode that activates the most supple and mannerly damper, engine and transmission operation.

Richemont CEO Johann Rupert is featured in the official launch video defining what luxury is while also hinting at an acquisition. Should he purchase and have an itch to take over driving duty he will enjoy a new MBUX displayed through a larger 32.5cm OLED main screen control centre with augmented-reality capability and a 31.2cm 3D direct driver display and other features behind a sculpted dashboard...

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