The Mercedes-Maybach S-Class is now on sale, with prices starting from £162,390 for the Maybach S 580 4Matic, and £177,025 for the S 580 4Matic First Class. The top-line, V12-engined Maybach S 680 4Matic First Class costs £204,375.
The cars are available to order now, with first UK vehicles arriving in early Autumn. The Mercedes-Maybach has a wheelbase that is 180mm longer than an LWB Mercedes-Benz S-Class, allowing room for more refinement, including new massaging functions and an extensive upgrade for the First Class rear compartment.
The S 580 4Matic has a 503hp 4.0-litre V8 petrol engine, which produces 700Nm of torque. A further 20hp and 200Nm of torque is available thanks to the EQ Boost mild hybrid system with integrated starter-generator powered by the 48V on-board electrical system. It can reach 62mph from standstill in 4.8 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph.
The S 580 4Matic can deliver between 24.1 and 25.5mpg on the combined cycle and emits 253g/km of CO2 (the First Class variant releases 265g/km).
The range-topping six-litre V12 S680 4Matic First Class, produces 612hp and 900Nm of torque. It travels from 0-62mph in just 4.5 seconds, with combined economy of 19.8mpg and CO2 emissions of 325g/km. All models come as standard with a 9G-Tronic nine-speed automatic transmission.