A limited edition convertible version of the stretched Mercedes-Maybach S-Class has been revealed at the Los Angeles motor show.
At the Los Angeles motor show, Daimler revealed a limited edition Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet that will top range of the S-Class line-up. The Maybach S650 four-seat convertible will be limited to just 300 units globally, and each owner will be getting a certificate signed personally by the chairman of the company, Deiter Zetsche in addition to production numbered key ring with the vehicle.
Under the bonnet of the S650 Cabriolet is the same 6.0-litre, bi-turbo V12 engine that produces 630hp and 1000Nm of torque from the Mercedes-AMG S65 saloon. The engine comes mated to the 7G-Tronic 7-speed automatic gearbox which sends power to the rear wheels allowing the car to accelerate from 0-100km/h in just 4.1 seconds and up to a limited to speed of 250km/h.
The new convertible Maybach S650 rides on an AirMatic suspension system that has specially been tuned for the car, and a majority of the body is made from aluminium. To distinguish the Maybach from the standard S-class Cabriolet, some styling differences in the body and bumpers have been provided to set it apart.
The headlamps on the Maybach also feature Swarovski crystals and a retro style 20-inch alloy wheels. The front grille, front fenders, the tailgate, and in the cabin, all feature Maybach badges, just for surety that you’re in the right car. If that isn’t enough, if you open the doors, a light projects the Maybach logo on the ground as well, acting as a welcome light. The interior also features a badge depicting the production number of the vehicle in the form of “1 of 300”.
The Mercedes-Maybach S650 Cabriolet is expected to go into production in the first half of 2017, with deliveries commencing soon after for the global market.