Maybach


Volkswagen’s super luxury car maker, producing some of the most expensive vehicles ever sold. Maybach has ceased producing cars because the company was not sustainable.


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Maybach’s Future In Jeopardy, Nouveau-Riche May Be Left Without A Vehicle

Maybach’s Future In Jeopardy, Nouveau-Riche May Be Left Without A Vehicle

The ostentatious among us may be left without a chariot, as Mercedes-Benz is apparently mulling over a plan to kill the under-performing Maybach brand. The first Maybach concept debuted in 1997, a time when the first dot-com bubble was rapidly growing, and a super-luxury car was a smart move for Mercedes. With the 180 degree…

First Maybach 57S Coupe Revealed: Can be Yours for $950,000

First Maybach 57S Coupe Revealed: Can be Yours for $950,000

Earlier this year, German Tuner Xenatec announced that they’d be producing Maybach’s 57S Coupe. And now just in time for the new year, Xenatec has the first one released to the public and it’s for sale up on JamesList. The asking price for the first of 100 limited units is a little shy of $950,000….

Aston Martin Rumored to Build Future Maybach Models for Mercedes

Aston Martin Rumored to Build Future Maybach Models for Mercedes

It’s no secret that the revival of the Maybach brand by Mercedes parent company Daimler has been a flop. Perhaps it’s because of how much the cars shared with their S-Class counterparts, but apart from the odd Russian oligarch, the world’s wealthiest folks have decided to stick with faithful British brands like Bentley and Rolls-Royce…

LA Auto Show Design Challenge Showcases 1,000 Pound Concepts

LA Auto Show Design Challenge Showcases 1,000 Pound Concepts

It’s amazing to see what a design team can do when they don’t have their arms tied by accountants. For the 2010 LA Auto Show‘s annual Design Challenge, automakers were invited to create a vehicle that is good for the environment, attractive and exciting to drive, but it also much be safe, seat four and…

Maybach Exelero Replica Now Available, Saves You Over $7 Million

Maybach Exelero Replica Now Available, Saves You Over $7 Million

In the world of luxury you just can’t put a price tag on exclusivity – or can you? The original Maybach Exelero was a high-speed test mule conjured up by the minds at Daimler by Fulda tires. And exclusive it was, with only one ever built, selling for nearly $8,000,000. That’s right, six zeroes. But…

Sex and the City 2 Takes a Joy Ride in Mercedes-Benz’s Maybach Line

Sex and the City 2 Takes a Joy Ride in Mercedes-Benz’s Maybach Line

After a two-year hiatus, the girls from Sex and the City are back, and they’ve brought a few new friends with them. No, it’s not a few dozen pairs of Jimmy Choos (although, they do make an appearance). Sharing the screen with these 40-somethings is Mercedes-Benz’s ultra-luxurious Maybach line. Fitting right into the exclusive lifestyle…

German Tuner Xenatec Offers Maybach Coupe

German Tuner Xenatec Offers Maybach Coupe

Xenatec is a German-based company that often times fulfills special vehicle requests of a particular nature. This can range from stretching an Audi R8 to bullet-proofing your Rolls-Royce Ghost. Whatever may be the case, Xenatec clearly has the expertise, knowledge and engineers to safely take on the task of heavy chassis modification. So it’s no…

Maybach Not-Quite Dead, “New” Models Debut in Beijing

Maybach Not-Quite Dead, “New” Models Debut in Beijing

If you’re like us, you probably forgot all about Maybach when you saw the new interior of the Audi A8L, set to debut at the upcoming Beijing Auto Show. Apparently the folks at Maybach were equally impressed and have decided to “refresh” their current lineup for next year. You’d think that “refresh” would mean the…

Report: Mercedes to Eliminate Maybach Brand by 2014

Report: Mercedes to Eliminate Maybach Brand by 2014

Resurrected in 2002 as a way for Mercedes to take on rival BMW’s newly acquired Rolls-Royce brand, Maybach has been a sales flop and now Mercedes appears ready to finally admit as much. According to a report by AutoExpress, Mercedes will give the Maybach models a slight update (set to be revealed at the Shanghai…

FAB Design Widebody Maybach 57S “Ruined”

FAB Design Widebody Maybach 57S “Ruined”

FAB Design, a German tuner shop famous for West Coast Customs-style rapper-trash modifications on Mercedes vehicles, has outdone itself by blinging out a Maybach 57 S. Notice we said, “ruin” in the headline.. with quotes… as Maybach models aren’t exactly gems to begin with. Other than the obvious blue paint, the car features ASMA-like fenders…

Maybach to Build $1.35 Million 62S Landaulet

Maybach to Build $1.35 Million 62S Landaulet

With its debut at the Dubai Motor Show as a “Design Study,” Maybach shocked the world by announcing, shortly afterward, that it would in fact build the 62S Landaulet. This bizarre creation is a genuine limousine (stretching a foot longer than even the Rolls-Royce Phantom) and yet it features a retractable rear roof. This way,…

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