Concept: Know Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 features and price.
The world of concept cars is constantly abuzz with the development of prototypes of more extreme forms and captivating. Among the most interesting proposals in recent weeks, it comes from the Mercedes Vision Concept Maybach 6, a bold proposal coupe 2 + 2 which is characterized by a nice mix of elegance and modernity. It is a prototype that marks the return of the Maybach brand, a brand with a long tradition and stormy history. A company founded by building engines for airships and is now known for its luxury cars made based on Mercedes. Again, therefore, the complex history of this brand and its evolution to date. coupe 2 + 2 which is characterized by a nice mix of elegance and modernity. It is a prototype that marks the return of the Maybach brand, a brand with a long tradition and stormy history. A company founded by building engines for airships and is now known for its luxury cars made based on Mercedes. Again, therefore, the complex history of this brand and its evolution to date.
Maybach, making airships to luxury cars for 100 years.
Maybach was born as an engine factory for airships, this company has been dedicated to the world of cars after World War II with the debut, in 1921, the first passenger car model branded Maybach, called W3; a car equipped with a 5.7-liter in-line 6-cylinder engine capable of delivering 70 hp maximum power. A vehicle which was followed by various models including the DS8 equipped with a V12 8-liter 200-hp, considered the masterpiece of automotive Maybach.
After the Second World War, the company went through serious financial problems and in 1960 was taken over by Daimler-Benz Group. The brand returned to prominence in 1997 when it was presented in Tokyo a concept car called the Mercedes-Benz Maybach. A prototype evolved into a standard car called the Maybach 57 (62 in its stretched version); a luxury sedan from 5 meters and 70, which debuted in 2002 with Mercedes-Benz chassis and engine. Characterized by stylistic imprint taken directly from the cars of Mercedes-Benz, it was equipped with a highly luxurious interior and a V12 engine with 5513 cc displacement, supercharged by two turbochargers with a maximum power output of 550 hp and a torque of 900 nm. the top speed was 250 km / h with acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 5 “2 (for the Maybach 57).
Unfortunately, due to the small number of copies sold (about 3000 in total, against an expectation of a thousand units per year), the Maybach has ceased production of its cars in 2013. From 2014 this brand is used to indicate the most luxurious version of the Mercedes S-Class like the Mercedes-Benz Silver Arrow luxury yacht is $1.7M worth floating Marvel.
Vision Mercedes-Maybach Concept 6.
Previewed in Pebble Beach, the Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Concept was one of the most admired cars of the Paris Motor Show; a concept car that could anticipate the outlines of an upcoming production model created with the Maybach brand. The Vision 6 is a GT 2 + 2, 5 meters long and 70 cm wide, 2.10 and 1.30 m high.
His style, called “Sensual Purity” by Mercedes, is distinguished by its long hood, a stringy tail and opening doors gullwing. Front we find wide chrome grill with the optical thin group’s sides with LED headlights, while the side panel is characterized by the glazing decidedly reduced. The general proportions of this car are inspired by the coupe of the ’30s; very special also the tail with a tiny rear window split, a clear reference to the classic cars, and lights with reduced size.
Do not forget, finally, the big 24-inch wheels inspired by those of the IAA Mercedes Concept. A model also equipped with a specific set of two suitcases that sits in the front luggage compartment of the car.
Even more extreme interior design with a subtle dashboard that extends up to the front seats, controlled by a touch surface inserted in the doors. Futuristic also the windshield equipped with augmented reality technology. They are also present biometric sensors integrated into the seats capable of detecting the psychophysical condition of the passengers and shall adjust to the best climate control and interior lighting.
Price of Vision Mercedes-Maybach Concept 6.
Finally, decidedly unusual transparent central tunnel showing the electricity flow in the powertrain. This car has, in fact, a power supply with four synchronous permanent magnet motors, one for each wheel, able to emit a total power of 750 hp. The Mercedes Maybach which will be released soon will be carrying the price tag of £240,000.
The Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Concept can accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h in under 4 seconds and reach a top speed of 250 km / h. The 80 kWh battery pack located under the floor of the passenger also promises a range of 500 kilometers according to the NEDC standard. This car is also equipped with a rapid charging system 350 kWh can add up to 100 km of autonomy in just five minutes. The Mercedes-Maybach can be charged either via an electrical outlet, both wirelessly.